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Best Supporting Actress Hopefuls on Variety – Kristen Stewart, Lorraine Toussaint, Kerry Washington, Rosemary DeWitt

Kerry Washington (Django Unchained), Kristen Stewart (On the Road), Lorraine Toussaint (Middle of Nowhere) and Rosemary DeWitt (Promised Land) discuss their various works. Of these, I’ve only seen Stewart and Toussant – both give great performances worthy of awards attention. We play this Oscar game to win, we pundits, so ...

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“Lyrical, grand and immersive,” Lincoln scores an A from EW

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EW’s Owen Gleiberman says Speilberg’s Lincoln, scripted by Tony Kushner, “is one of the most authentic biographical dramas I’ve ever seen.” As the title character of Steven Spielberg’s solemnly transfixing Lincoln, Daniel Day-Lewis is tall and elegantly stooped, with thatchy gray-black hair, sunken cheeks, and a grin that tugs at ...

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Then it's Time to Get out of the Academy

I was just yet again grossed out by this statement by an Academy member as quoted by the Hollywood-Reporter’s Tim Appelo. Regarding the Melissa Leo FYC ad, a member reportedly said: “She lost my vote.” Wow, really? So that is how you win an Oscar. Huh. Here all this time ...

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