To Find Great Roles for Women, Look to Book Publishing
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To Find Great Roles for Women, Look to Book Publishing

A terrifying shift has taken place in Hollywood. The way film is discussed online for the…

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Welcome to the Dollhouse: A Night at the Oscars
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Welcome to the Dollhouse: A Night at the Oscars

“I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone’s heart. I could hear the…

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How Agenda-Driven Bloggers Punish the Wrong People – Boyhood Under Fire
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How Agenda-Driven Bloggers Punish the Wrong People – Boyhood Under Fire

We live in era where every journalist and every news site is click-bait hungry. They’re…

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The State of the Race:  Pencils Down, Last Day to Vote
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The State of the Race: Pencils Down, Last Day to Vote

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

Farewell to my Friend David Carr – Journalism’s True North
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Farewell to my Friend David Carr – Journalism’s True North

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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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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OscarWatch: Screenplay Categories Still a Mystery
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OscarWatch: Screenplay Categories Still a Mystery

With the Writers Guild the last of the major awards to announce, just a few…

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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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Heartfelt Tribute to Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette at the Santa Barbara Film Fest
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Heartfelt Tribute to Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette at the Santa Barbara Film Fest

Now fully grown Ellar Coltrane, whom we all watched grow up in Richard Linklater’s Boyhood,…

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Picture of the Day: Meryl Streep Keeps Redefining What Women can Do in America
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Picture of the Day: Meryl Streep Keeps Redefining What Women can Do in America

Meryl Streep seems to defy any sort of constraints put upon her by our bizarre…

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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 Best Actor – Transformative vs. Playing it Straight
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Predicting Best Actor – Transformative vs. Playing it Straight

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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Live Action Shorts – Which is the Best, Which Might Win, and Where you can Watch
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Live Action Shorts – Which is the Best, Which Might Win, and Where you can Watch

The shorts category is always joked about by people predicting the race because they have traditionally…

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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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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

Jeff Wells and Birdman: A Love Story
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Jeff Wells and Birdman: A Love Story

When the dust settles on Oscars 2015, when the trinkets and whistle blowers have been…

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