The State of the Race: The Ghosts of Our American Past Told Through Three Movies
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The State of the Race: The Ghosts of Our American Past Told Through Three Movies

Best Director: McQueen, Daniels Edge towards Making History
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Best Director: McQueen, Daniels Edge towards Making History

In 86 years of Oscar history only two African-American directors have ever been nominated for…

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12 Years a Slave, featurette
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Cuaron’s Masterpiece: The Welcome Pull of Gravity
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Cuaron’s Masterpiece: The Welcome Pull of Gravity

“The body, she says, is subject to the force of gravity. But the soul is…

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12 years a Slave: Ain’t got time to die
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12 years a Slave: Ain’t got time to die

Steve McQueen’s unflinching, almost surreal look at the evils of slavery inevitably pulls us flush…

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Clooney looms large in new Gravity poster
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Lee Daniels’ The Butler – Waiting for an Echo
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Lee Daniels’ The Butler – Waiting for an Echo

Academy’s Efforts to Diversify Put to the Test in 2013
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Academy’s Efforts to Diversify Put to the Test in 2013

For the first time ever, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences has elected…

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Why I Backed Spike Lee, by Steven Soderbergh
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Why I Backed Spike Lee, by Steven Soderbergh

Steven Soderbergh donated $10,000 to Spike Lee’s Kickstarter and he just wrote an explanation for…

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Fiona Apple’s Hot Knife, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson
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