Jordan Ruimy’s Picks for Best of the Last Half Decade
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Jordan Ruimy’s Picks for Best of the Last Half Decade

This decade has so far been a transitional decade for movies. We are living in…

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175 Movies in 2015 Worth Watching?
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175 Movies in 2015 Worth Watching?

How many movies do you see every year? I’m talking new movies and old. Some…

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AFI Movies of the Year Citations
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AFI Movies of the Year Citations

The AFI official citations were published few weeks ago. I think I was sulking that…

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Birdman, Boyhood share top honors at 2015 Spirit Awards
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Birdman, Boyhood share top honors at 2015 Spirit Awards

In a couple of hours the 30th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards will commence. Sasha…

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Visualizing the Lack of Diversity Among Oscars Winners
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Visualizing the Lack of Diversity Among Oscars Winners

Diversity Among Winners at the Oscars from Bard Edlund on Vimeo. Bard Edlund, creator of…

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Statsgasm Returns
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Statsgasm Returns

Our friend Marshall Flores wasn’t able to devote as much time to walking us through…

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Kristen Stewart becomes first American actress to win a Cesar award
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Kristen Stewart becomes first American actress to win a Cesar award

Cesar Awards, in progress Best Actress Adèle Haenel, Les Combattants Best Actor Pierre Niney, Yves…

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Fandor’s “Alternative History” of the Academy Awards
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Fandor’s “Alternative History” of the Academy Awards

Our friends at Fandor have created a cool digital flip book detailing an “alternative history”…

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Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards for American Sniper and Birdman
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Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards for American Sniper and Birdman

Feature English Language – Effects/Foley: “American Sniper” Feature English Language – Dialogue/ADR: “Unbroken” Feature Music:…

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7th Annual Awards Daily Oscar Ballot Results!
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7th Annual Awards Daily Oscar Ballot Results!

Imitation Game, Grand Budapest Hotel, Olive Kitteridge win WGA Awards
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Imitation Game, Grand Budapest Hotel, Olive Kitteridge win WGA Awards

Film Best Original Screenplay: Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel Best Adapted Screenplay: Graham Moore,…

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Birdman, Big Hero 6, Game of Thrones win CAS Awards
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Birdman, Big Hero 6, Game of Thrones win CAS Awards

The CAS are the Cinema Audio Society, founded in 1964. They began holding their own…

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Grand Budapest Hotel, Birdman, Guardians of the Galaxy win Make-Up and Hair Awards
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Grand Budapest Hotel, Birdman, Guardians of the Galaxy win Make-Up and Hair Awards

MOTION PICTURES Best Contemporary Make-Up GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Best Contemporary Hair Styling BIRDMAN Best…

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Taxi and 45 Years, top winners at Berlinale
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Taxi and 45 Years, top winners at Berlinale

Golden Bear: Taxi (Jafar Panahi) Best Actress: Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years Best Actor: Tom Courtenay,…

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7th Annual Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot
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7th Annual Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot

This is it. Here’s your chance to a better job with an Oscar ballot that…

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David Carr repeatedly hit The Sweet Spot
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David Carr repeatedly hit The Sweet Spot

A. O. Scott, in his remembrance of David Carr: “For a while, a few years…

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Beware of Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak
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Beware of Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak

An R-rated Gothic horror film from the modern master of Gothic horror? Yes, please. We…

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60 Minutes airs “Selma and Hollywood, a Tale of Two Cities
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60 Minutes airs “Selma and Hollywood, a Tale of Two Cities

On Sunday Night 60 Minutes aired a segment about Selma with Ava DuVernay with veteran…

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Patricia Arquette On Transgenderism And Bruce Jenner
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“Weak Year for Oscar movies”? Who cares. It’s been a stupendous year for movie movies.
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“Weak Year for Oscar movies”? Who cares. It’s been a stupendous year for movie movies.

Oy!, this tiresome refrain: “it’s a weak year for the awards race…” “looks like slim…

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