London Film Critics go for Boyhood
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London Film Critics go for Boyhood

And the winners: 35th LONDON CRITICS’ CIRCLE FILM AWARDS WINNERS FILM OF THE YEAR Boyhood…

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George Lucas on the Oscars, “It’s a Political Campaign.”
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George Lucas on the Oscars, “It’s a Political Campaign.”

Lucas is not a voting member of the Academy and wouldn’t want to be. Speaks…

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Oscar Predictions 2015: Wide Open Best Director Race, or Is It?
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Oscar Predictions 2015: Wide Open Best Director Race, or Is It?

One of the most slippery categories, alongside Best Picture, is Best Director this year. There…

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The State of the Race: Your Old Road’s Rapidly Aging
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The State of the Race: Your Old Road’s Rapidly Aging

Come writers and critics Who prophesize with your pen And keep your eyes wide The…

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Selma: History, Film and Truth
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Selma: History, Film and Truth

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell delivers the Last Word with a lesson about how and why filmmakers…

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The Curious Case of David Fincher and the Oscar Race
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The Curious Case of David Fincher and the Oscar Race

Good directors are everywhere. They populate the awards race this year and every year. They…

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Unbroken takes Box Office on Christmas, Despite Reviews
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Unbroken takes Box Office on Christmas, Despite Reviews

Both Unbroken and Selma were headed for the box office on Christmas day, along with…

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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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