Watch the Great David Fincher talk about Film: A Life in Pictures
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Watch the Great David Fincher talk about Film: A Life in Pictures

Kathryn Bigelow calls Ava DuVernay’s Selma “Masterful”
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Kathryn Bigelow calls Ava DuVernay’s Selma “Masterful”

Kathryn Bigelow has seen Selma twice and did this Q&A with the director – DuVernay…

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Best Director: the DGA and Oscar Disconnect
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Best Director: the DGA and Oscar Disconnect

Directors Roundtable at the Hollywood Reporter
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Directors Roundtable at the Hollywood Reporter

Also titled, a room full of men stare adoringly at Angelina Jolie. Just kidding. Pretty…

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Angelina Jolie Gets Chicken Pox, Which Takes her off the Press Tour
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Angelina Jolie Gets Chicken Pox, Which Takes her off the Press Tour

Rather than leave her absence to what would be, no doubt, wild speculation, Angelina Jolie…

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Golden Satellites Nominations – Birdman leads with 10
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Golden Satellites Nominations – Birdman leads with 10

The Golden Satellites usually look like fantasy football to me. But their Best Picture nominations…

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Unbroken Screens as the Last Gasp of Awards Season Awaits Major Critics
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Unbroken Screens as the Last Gasp of Awards Season Awaits Major Critics

Nothing has won anything major yet. The Imitation Game won the top People’s Choice award…

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Sunday Box Office – Imitation Game Huge – Gone Girl Finally Drops out of Top Five in its 9th Week
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Sunday Box Office – Imitation Game Huge – Gone Girl Finally Drops out of Top Five in its 9th Week

The Imitation Game had a huge opening with $482K in just four theaters, making it…

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The Spirit Awards Look a Lot Like Oscar
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The Spirit Awards Look a Lot Like Oscar

There is much ado these days about how the Spirit Awards aren’t honoring independence anymore…

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Predicting AFI’s Top Ten of the Year
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Predicting AFI’s Top Ten of the Year

One of the early announcements, along with the Los Angeles, New York Film Critics and…

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Powerful New Selma Clip – David Oyelowo, One of the Best Performances of the Year
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Powerful New Selma Clip – David Oyelowo, One of the Best Performances of the Year

Thanks to Ryan at Indiewire for the link. “What happens when a man stands up…

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Unbroken TV Spot Shows Triumph of Spirit
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Unbroken TV Spot Shows Triumph of Spirit

Here is one of the first looks at Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, the film about WWII survivor…

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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race
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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race

In addition to Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, which is being screened and will be reviewed soon,…

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A Movie Star Crashes the Best Director Race
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A Movie Star Crashes the Best Director Race

A funny thing is happening in the Oscar race. A film that most people haven’t…

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Unbroken Screens but Embargoed until December 2, 2014
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Unbroken Screens but Embargoed until December 2, 2014

Unbroken will be seen in various places before getting to critics and bloggers over here,…

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The State of the Race: Ten Things We Know About the Oscar Race Already
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The State of the Race: Ten Things We Know About the Oscar Race Already

The Hollywood Film Awards launched the awards race for the muggles – that is, it…

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Tallying up the Numbers so Far – the People vs. The Critics
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Tallying up the Numbers so Far – the People vs. The Critics

I feel like I’m probably trying to make fetch happen with Gone Girl and Best…

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Roundtable Talk on Indie Filmmaking with Kristen Stewart, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marion Cotillard and More
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Roundtable Talk on Indie Filmmaking with Kristen Stewart, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marion Cotillard and More

Scott Feinberg hosted a roundtable with actors and filmmakers for Oscars 2014 – but honestly?…

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American Sniper – Hero Cut Down
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American Sniper – Hero Cut Down

Clint Eastwood’s best war film is Letters from Iwo Jima. Its partner film, Flags of…

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Selma: The Content of Character, the Belief in a Dream
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Selma: The Content of Character, the Belief in a Dream

“If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose…

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