Two New Clips from Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner
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Kathryn Bigelow on Board to Make True American with Tom Hardy to Star
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Kathryn Bigelow on Board to Make True American with Tom Hardy to Star

Runny that the true American is actually a British actor but other than that, wow,…

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Cannes Jury President, Jane Campion, on the State of (lack of) Women Directors
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Cannes Jury President, Jane Campion, on the State of (lack of) Women Directors

Jane Campion thinks there would be more great stories in the world if women were…

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Freelance concept poster for Inherent Vice
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Freelance concept poster for Inherent Vice

hey, studio focus group marketing committee — top this. Artist Alex Fellows creates a poster…

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Rosamund Pike on Getting the Part in Gone Girl
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Rosamund Pike on Getting the Part in Gone Girl

Kim Masters HR Exclusive on Fincher is a tad One-Sided
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Kim Masters HR Exclusive on Fincher is a tad One-Sided

The Hollywood Reporter runs its second story on David Fincher, Sony and the supposed upcoming…

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Black Inequality in Film but Points to Bright Future
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Black Inequality in Film but Points to Bright Future

The only problem I had with this infographic, and I brought it up with the…

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Richard Linklater Wins Big at SXSW for Boyhood
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Richard Linklater Wins Big at SXSW for Boyhood

By Brandon Engel for AwardsDaily Filmmaker Richard Linklater’s body of work has touched upon a…

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Christian Bale’s Name Arises for Fincher/Sorkin Steve Jobs Biopic
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Christian Bale’s Name Arises for Fincher/Sorkin Steve Jobs Biopic

This story reminds me of Ben Bradlee in All the President’s Men saying “WILL SOMEONE…

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The State of the Race: Where the Oscars Go when Television Starts to Lead
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The State of the Race: Where the Oscars Go when Television Starts to Lead

The times, they are changing.  When True Detective aired, the buzz caught on slowly.  Folks…

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The State of the Race: All Over But the Shouting
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The State of the Race: All Over But the Shouting

“I remember those cheers, They still ring in my ears, And for years they remain…

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The Case for Martin Scorsese
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The Case for Martin Scorsese

It’s difficult for many of us to be unbiased when it comes to Martin Scorsese.…

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Final Lap – The Academy Awards, Race, and the Split Vote
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Final Lap – The Academy Awards, Race, and the Split Vote

You’ll be happy that — barring the expected catastrophe that might occur next Sunday —…

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Steve McQueen Named Polaris Project Ambassador
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Steve McQueen Named Polaris Project Ambassador

Steve McQueen continues to say during Oscar campaigning (yes, I said it – at least…

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The Unbearable Stillness of Being a Slave
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The Unbearable Stillness of Being a Slave

(SPOILERS) Another generation had its unbearable lightness. In 12 Years a Slave, we repeatedly bear…

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Best Director: The Case for Steve McQueen
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Best Director: The Case for Steve McQueen

[The Case For is an annual series – we’re starting with Best Director  this is…

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Meg Ryan to Make Directorial Debut
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Meg Ryan to Make Directorial Debut

The Hollywood Reporter’s Pamela McClintock reports that “Marking her first turn directing a movie, Meg…

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Why I’m Still Predicting Steve McQueen and 12 Years a Slave to win Big at the Oscars
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Why I’m Still Predicting Steve McQueen and 12 Years a Slave to win Big at the Oscars

I think there has been some confusion in my State of the Race pieces.  As…

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Cliffhanger: Who Will Win the DGA Tonight? Poll  + No Guts, No Glory
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Cliffhanger: Who Will Win the DGA Tonight? Poll + No Guts, No Glory

The DGA breakfast today where Alfonso Cuaron, the expected winner tonight, was a no show…

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DGA Preview and Prediction
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DGA Preview and Prediction

This weekend, on January 25, the DGA will call out their winner for the 2013…

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