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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Richard Linklater: 10 Highlights of a Revolutionary Career
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Richard Linklater: 10 Highlights of a Revolutionary Career

Of all the great, deserving, American filmmakers that haven’t won the Best Director prize yet,…

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Weird Al Gets Whiplashed
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SBIFF: McFarland, USA Shines a Light on Rarely Seen California Community
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SBIFF: McFarland, USA Shines a Light on Rarely Seen California Community

The Santa Barbara Film Festival premiered Niki Caro’s film for Disney, McFarland, USA to a…

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The State of the Race: Hollywood’s Narcissus and History’s Echo
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The State of the Race: Hollywood’s Narcissus and History’s Echo

“And now, perhaps, three times in four years. Poor Harvey Weinstein. The appalling “Honor the…

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The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw on Why Boyhood Should Win Best Picture
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The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw on Why Boyhood Should Win Best Picture

We’re about to launch into our “The Case For” series but this is a great…

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The State of the Race: Boyhood is Honored in England while Hollywood Sends a Message to Studios
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The State of the Race: Boyhood is Honored in England while Hollywood Sends a Message to Studios

In the most unpredictable Oscar race for Best Picture I’ve ever seen, the DGA went…

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DGA Awards Tonight – Who Will Win it? (Poll)
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DGA Awards Tonight – Who Will Win it? (Poll)

66% of our readers so far predict Richard Linklater to win, followed by Alejandro G.…

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