(Poll) Best Actress – Jennifer Aniston Makes a Big Play to Break into the Top Five with Cake
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(Poll) Best Actress – Jennifer Aniston Makes a Big Play to Break into the Top Five with Cake

In a very weak year for lead actress performances, Jennifer Aniston seeks notice for her…

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

One of the early announcements, along with the Los Angeles, New York Film Critics and…

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Creepy Racist Commenters Crawl out from Under Rocks at Breitbart on Selma Story
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Creepy Racist Commenters Crawl out from Under Rocks at Breitbart on Selma Story

Ah, what’s that sound? Racism and misogyny filling the air. Sounds like … mewling and whining…

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Oscars 2015: How the Race can Sometimes Kill the Best Movies
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Oscars 2015: How the Race can Sometimes Kill the Best Movies

I happened to hear in passing someone who’d seen Unbroken in Australia. Or, rather, someone…

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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race
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Women Take Center in this Year’s Oscar Race

In addition to Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, which is being screened and will be reviewed soon,…

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A Movie Star Crashes the Best Director Race
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A Movie Star Crashes the Best Director Race

A funny thing is happening in the Oscar race. A film that most people haven’t…

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The State of the Race:  Running the Gauntlet
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The State of the Race:  Running the Gauntlet

The old days of Oscar watching made it much easier for a contender to sneak…

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The State of the Race: Ten Things We Know About the Oscar Race Already
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The State of the Race: Ten Things We Know About the Oscar Race Already

The Hollywood Film Awards launched the awards race for the muggles – that is, it…

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Tallying up the Numbers so Far – the People vs. The Critics
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Tallying up the Numbers so Far – the People vs. The Critics

I feel like I’m probably trying to make fetch happen with Gone Girl and Best…

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Oscars 2015 – Hollywood’s Woman Problem
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Oscars 2015 – Hollywood’s Woman Problem

Despite my reputation online, in the Oscar race and on message boards around the internet,…

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