Imagining Best Picture since 2009 if There were only Five Nominees
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Imagining Best Picture since 2009 if There were only Five Nominees

The only upside to having five nominees for Best Picture that I can think of…

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Top Five Reasons the Academy Should Embrace 10 Nominees for Best Picture
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Top Five Reasons the Academy Should Embrace 10 Nominees for Best Picture

The Academy will likely soon announce that they’ve decided to go back to five nominees.…

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Oscars 2016: Oscarwatching Rules and How to Start the Year as the Underdog
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Oscars 2016: Oscarwatching Rules and How to Start the Year as the Underdog

After the brutal let down of this year’s Oscar race, which mostly amounted to yet…

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The First and Final Frames of Films
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The First and Final Frames of Films

David Fincher’s Gone Girl gave Jacop T. Swinney the idea of comparing the first and…

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Jordan on It Follows
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Jordan on It Follows

Early Oscar and Cannes Predictions Hit the Web
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Early Oscar and Cannes Predictions Hit the Web

Rope of Silicon’s Brad Brevet has waded the territory of early Oscar predictions. He’s humble…

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Ava DuVernay: “It was just meant to be.”
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Ava DuVernay: “It was just meant to be.”

Lawrence O’Donnell takes time off hounding Hilary about her emails to do what he does…

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Best Actor Watch: Ian McKellen Gets Another Shot with Mr. Holmes
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Best Actor Watch: Ian McKellen Gets Another Shot with Mr. Holmes

Remember when Ian McKellen didn’t win for the most excellent Gods and Monsters? Yeah, remember…

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OscarWatch: Brooklyn Gets a November Release Date
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OscarWatch: Brooklyn Gets a November Release Date

The first major Oscar contender to emerge this year is probably Brooklyn, at least so…

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Jennifer Lawrence, Steven Spielberg Win Bidding War for “It’s What I Do”
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Jennifer Lawrence, Steven Spielberg Win Bidding War for “It’s What I Do”

Deadline reports exclusively that Warner Bros and Steven Spielberg have won a heated bidding war…

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Why Winning Best Picture Often Feels Like Losing
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Why Winning Best Picture Often Feels Like Losing

There are some Oscar Best Picture winners that are beyond question. Their win is expected,…

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Lone Scherfig’s New Film, The Riot Club
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Kate Winslet Stars in Alan Rickman’s A Little Chaos
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Women Flat on Their Backs but Sparkling Once Again for Oscar Week – Women and Hollywood’s Great Video Tribute
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Featurette on the Writing of Theory of Everything
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Featurette on the Writing of Theory of Everything

Will Boyhood and Birdman Split the Academy Vote?
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Will Boyhood and Birdman Split the Academy Vote?

Gold Derby is paying out a cool $1,000 for the winner of this year’s Oscar…

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The Real Reasons the Industry Won’t Vote for Boyhood
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The Real Reasons the Industry Won’t Vote for Boyhood

It’s an interesting thing, awards season. It is never to be taken all that seriously,…

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The Industry’s Full Embrace of Birdman only a Matter of Time
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The Industry’s Full Embrace of Birdman only a Matter of Time

60 Minutes airs “Selma and Hollywood, a Tale of Two Cities
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60 Minutes airs “Selma and Hollywood, a Tale of Two Cities

On Sunday Night 60 Minutes aired a segment about Selma with Ava DuVernay with veteran…

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A Boy, a Bird, a Budapest Hotel, an Imitation Game and a Sniper – are Five Best Pictures the Way to Go?
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