Reader Feedback – on Argo and Other Laments
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Reader Feedback – on Argo and Other Laments

Two Different Kinds of People: Ken Taylor and Joe Courtney
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Two Different Kinds of People: Ken Taylor and Joe Courtney

After listening to the Dick Gordon podcast of one of the houseguests in Iran (they…

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The Industry so far, not the Oscars
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The Industry so far, not the Oscars

It’s gotten to a point where every award won counts as “the Oscars.” Oscar turned…

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Can Alan Arkin Win for Argo and Other Questions about Supporting Actor
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Can Alan Arkin Win for Argo and Other Questions about Supporting Actor

One of the first Oscars of the night will be for Supporting Actor. At that…

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Argogo Parody
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Argogo Parody

This made me laugh until I cried and I needed that today.  Video by Brian…

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The Real Argo Sketches by Jack Kirby
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The State of the Race: Out from the Grizzly Maze
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The State of the Race: Out from the Grizzly Maze

How Many Oscars Can or Will Argo Win?
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How Many Oscars Can or Will Argo Win?

Our Oscar wonk Marshall Flores made an exhaustive chart detailing Best Picture winners from the…

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Ben Affleck and the Charm Offensive
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Ben Affleck and the Charm Offensive

All the films up for Best Picture are formidable challengers in their own right. But…

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Best Picture Fast Forward — Your Winners for Oscar Night
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And the Winner for Best Picture 2012 is …. The Bearded Producers
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The State of the Race: Ruminating on Argo as The Frontrunner
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The State of the Race: Ruminating on Argo as The Frontrunner

Before I begin, let me explain. It’s true that we’ve reached the moment in every…

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Argo Wins UK Regional Film Critics Award
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Argo Wins UK Regional Film Critics Award

Argo picked up another critics’ award with the UK Regional Film Critics.   Sam Mendes…

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The State of the Race: The Winners Circle
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The State of the Race: The Winners Circle

  “Fame you’ll be famous, as famous as can be, with everyone watching you win…

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The Case for Argo – When Popular Directors Are Left off the Academy’s list
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The Case for Argo – When Popular Directors Are Left off the Academy’s list

Since I spend so much of my time making a case for Lincoln’s much easier…

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Oscar Flashback – The Freak Years
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Oscar Flashback – The Freak Years

We as Oscar pundits invest so much of our time into the Oscar race, nearly…

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Best Picture, Best Director, How Often do they Repeat?
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Best Picture, Best Director, How Often do they Repeat?

The new Gurus of Gold just went up. Lincoln still tops, with Spielberg for director. Just…

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Ben Affleck is Entertainer of the Year on EW’s Cover
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The State of the Race: At War, In Love
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The State of the Race: At War, In Love

So the multitude goes, like the flower and the weed That wither away to let…

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The Case for: Argo
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The Case for: Argo

I’m not going to talk about whether Argo will or won’t. I’m only going to…

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