Oscar and the $100 Million Dollar Baby
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Oscar and the $100 Million Dollar Baby

Academy voters get their ballots at the end of the month, right after the holiday…

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Golden Globes Preview and Predictions
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Golden Globes Preview and Predictions

Don’t forget to enter our contest. Chances are, you’re going to be better at this…

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The State of the Race: Sag’s Traditional Choices, Harvey’s Crowning Achievement
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The State of the Race: Sag’s Traditional Choices, Harvey’s Crowning Achievement

  The first thing you have to know about the SAG nominations is that this…

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The State of the Race: A Consensus Emerges  – Men All Day Long
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The State of the Race: A Consensus Emerges – Men All Day Long

“Respect the Cock” – Magnolia Like many, I had hoped Ms. Bigelow’s Oscar for “The…

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Interview: Jessica Chastain
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Interview: Jessica Chastain

The Help, Tree of Life, Zero Dark Thirty, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, and now…

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Interview : Oscar Isaac
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Interview : Oscar Isaac

There’s a lot of buzz on Oscar Isaac, he just won Best Actor, along with…

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Phoenix Film Critics Announce Nominations, Birdman leads with 11, Boyhood and Gone Girl with 9
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Phoenix Film Critics Announce Nominations, Birdman leads with 11, Boyhood and Gone Girl with 9

BEST PICTURE/ TOP TEN FILMS OF 2014 A Most Violent Year Birdman Boyhood Gone Girl…

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AFI’s Top Ten Films of the Year
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AFI’s Top Ten Films of the Year

AFI MOVIES OF THE YEAR “American Sniper” “Birdman (Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” “Boyhood”…

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Picture of the Day: Ava DuVernay on the Cover of the NY Times Arts Section
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Picture of the Day: Ava DuVernay on the Cover of the NY Times Arts Section

It’s  hard to get the kind of publicity big time movie stars get if you’re…

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Checking in with the Best Contenders in the Early Part of the Race
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Checking in with the Best Contenders in the Early Part of the Race

Peter Travers Names Boyhood Best Film of 2014, His List
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Peter Travers Names Boyhood Best Film of 2014, His List

Thanks to Jordan for supplying Peter Travers’ Top Ten List. Travers has an uncanny knack…

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The State of the Race: A Mad Scramble in a Wide Open Year
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The State of the Race: A Mad Scramble in a Wide Open Year

“Everybody talking to their pockets Everybody wants a box of chocolates And a long stem…

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Oscar Doc Shortlist Announced, Last Days in Vietnam, Life Itself, CitizenFour and Citizen Koch
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Oscar Doc Shortlist Announced, Last Days in Vietnam, Life Itself, CitizenFour and Citizen Koch

“Art and Craft,” Purple Parrot Films “The Case against 8,” Day in Court “Citizen Koch,”…

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Inherent Vice and Birdman to Compete as Comedies at Golden Globes
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Inherent Vice and Birdman to Compete as Comedies at Golden Globes

Scott Feinberg reports that Birdman, Inherent Vice and Grand Budapest Hotel will compete in the…

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Golden Satellites Nominations – Birdman leads with 10
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Golden Satellites Nominations – Birdman leads with 10

The Golden Satellites usually look like fantasy football to me. But their Best Picture nominations…

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Unbroken Screens as the Last Gasp of Awards Season Awaits Major Critics
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Unbroken Screens as the Last Gasp of Awards Season Awaits Major Critics

Nothing has won anything major yet. The Imitation Game won the top People’s Choice award…

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Sunday Box Office – Imitation Game Huge – Gone Girl Finally Drops out of Top Five in its 9th Week
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Sunday Box Office – Imitation Game Huge – Gone Girl Finally Drops out of Top Five in its 9th Week

The Imitation Game had a huge opening with $482K in just four theaters, making it…

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Selma Brings back Martin Luther King, Jr. When he’s Needed Most
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Selma Brings back Martin Luther King, Jr. When he’s Needed Most

Selma just crashed the Oscar race in a big, big way. Naturally, the questions would…

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Cahiers du Cinema’s Top Ten – Love is Strange on the Rise
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Cahiers du Cinema’s Top Ten – Love is Strange on the Rise

It’s nice to see Love is Strange getting so much attention here in the last…

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Checking in with the Critics as we Head into Critics Week
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Checking in with the Critics as we Head into Critics Week

There have been a couple of surprising turns so far, namely that The Imitation Game…

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