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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Selma Wins Big at the NAACP Images Awards
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Selma Wins Big at the NAACP Images Awards

This might finally be the year that the Oscars stop being the be-all and end-all…

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The York Times’ Publishes a Curious and All Too Timely Dissent  of Boyhood
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The York Times’ Publishes a Curious and All Too Timely Dissent of Boyhood

How Boyhood Blends Narrative and Naturalism
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How Boyhood Blends Narrative and Naturalism

Writer-director Richard Linklater’s latest and unique cinematic achievement is less about a 12-year production and more…

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The State of the Race: Oscar, The Auteur and the Dreammakers
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The State of the Race: Oscar, The Auteur and the Dreammakers

Predicting Oscar’s Best Picture in an Unpredictable Year
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Predicting Oscar’s Best Picture in an Unpredictable Year

The interesting thing about 2015’s Oscar race is that none of it is really going…

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Oscars 2015 Put Stats and Pundits to the Test
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Oscars 2015 Put Stats and Pundits to the Test

This year, it seems as though precedent could be broken in several key ways, chief…

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Cesar Nominees Include Binoche, Stewart for Clouds of Sils Maria
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Cesar Nominees Include Binoche, Stewart for Clouds of Sils Maria

Best Film Love at First Fight Eastern Boys The Belier Family Hippocrates Saint Laurent Sils…

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Ava DuVernay talks about Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity and Oscar Apathy
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Ava DuVernay talks about Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity and Oscar Apathy

The headline at Democracy Now! reads “Selma Director Ava DuVernay on Hollywood’s Lack of Diversity,…

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Boyhood – The Once in a Lifetime Cinematic Triumph
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Boyhood – The Once in a Lifetime Cinematic Triumph

Josh Dickey over at Mashable has posted a great infographic showing all that went into…

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The State of the Race – A Birdman Takes Flight in an Unpredictable Season
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The State of the Race – A Birdman Takes Flight in an Unpredictable Season

Oscar Bump Helps Indies — Sniper Hits $200 million
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Oscar Bump Helps Indies — Sniper Hits $200 million

American Sniper is on track to make $400 at the box office, or thereabouts, making…

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SAG Predictions by Contest Entries
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SAG Predictions by Contest Entries

How are AwardsDaily readers doing so far for their predictions for our contest? It’s pretty…

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