“Lyrical, grand and immersive,” Lincoln scores an A from EW
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“Lyrical, grand and immersive,” Lincoln scores an A from EW

EW’s Owen Gleiberman says Speilberg’s Lincoln, scripted by Tony Kushner, “is one of the most…

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With No DGA, How Might Best Director Go?
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With No DGA, How Might Best Director Go?

A major crutch has been pulled out from under Oscar voters this year and that’s…

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The State of the Race: Leaps of Faith
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The State of the Race: Leaps of Faith

Ava DuVernay on Fresh Air – Art Houses More Resistant than the Multiplex
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Ava DuVernay on Fresh Air – Art Houses More Resistant than the Multiplex

A Look Back at Spielberg’s Themes from Press Play
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A Look Back at Spielberg’s Themes from Press Play

These appeared on Press Play back in December, 2011. But since Spielberg talked about father…

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Spielberg on the Ten Year Project of Bringing Lincoln to Life Tonight on 60 Minutes
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Spielberg on the Ten Year Project of Bringing Lincoln to Life Tonight on 60 Minutes

Don’t miss tonight’s 60 Minutes: Steven Spielberg took more than 10 years to research his…

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Joaquin Phoenix Wants no Part of Oscar but Oscar Still Wants a Part of Him
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Joaquin Phoenix Wants no Part of Oscar but Oscar Still Wants a Part of Him

There is a long tradition of the Oscar voters voting for actors even when those…

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Tavis Smiley Gives Ava DuVernay the Full Show
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Tavis Smiley Gives Ava DuVernay the Full Show

Tavis Smiley is probably the most interesting talk show host, as far as I’m concerned.…

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Ben Affleck’s Argo scores big with critics
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Ben Affleck’s Argo scores big with critics

Always risky to say a movie is a unanimous hit with critics because even as…

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More Raves for Middle of Nowhere
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More Raves for Middle of Nowhere

Salon’s Andrew O’Hehir wonders whether audiences will come out to see Ava DuVernay’s Middle of…

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