The Audacity of a Film About Ideas: the Case for Lincoln
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The Audacity of a Film About Ideas: the Case for Lincoln

The Golden Globes – The Tragic and the Sublime
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The Golden Globes – The Tragic and the Sublime

The Golden Globes, like the Critics Choice,  had their ballots turned in before the Oscar…

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Shifting Landscape of Best Actress
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Shifting Landscape of Best Actress

At tomorrow night’s Golden Globe ceremony you will see two competing Best Actress contenders likely…

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The State of the Race: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
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The State of the Race: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

“We are homesick most for the places we have never known.” ― Carson McCullers We…

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Lincoln leads 85th Oscar nominations with 12. Life of Pi with 11.
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Lincoln leads 85th Oscar nominations with 12. Life of Pi with 11.

Best motion picture of the year “Amour” Nominees to be determined “Argo” Grant Heslov, Ben…

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The Globes, SAGs – Who’s Up, Who’s Down – Oscar Ballots Go Out in 4 Days
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The Globes, SAGs – Who’s Up, Who’s Down – Oscar Ballots Go Out in 4 Days

Sounds like we’re talking about bras, doesn’t it? What has come out of the awards…

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Lincoln Leads Critics Choice with Record-Setting 13 Nominations, Les Mis Close Behind with 11
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Lincoln Leads Critics Choice with Record-Setting 13 Nominations, Les Mis Close Behind with 11

The Broadcast Film Critics Association, or Critics Choice, has announced this year’s nominations and for…

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Top Fifteen Performances of 2012 and Their Supporting Players
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Top Fifteen Performances of 2012 and Their Supporting Players

1. Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln. There might not be another actor alive who would devote many months…

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Zero Dark Thirty tops the National Board of Review Awards
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Zero Dark Thirty tops the National Board of Review Awards

The National Board of Review winners Best Film:  ZERO DARK THIRTY Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, ZERO DARK THIRTY…

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The State of the Race: The Land of Hope and Dreams
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The State of the Race: The Land of Hope and Dreams

“This train carries saints and sinners. This train, carries losers and winners.” –Springsteen So much…

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The Case for: Moonrise Kingdom
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The Case for: Moonrise Kingdom

by Marshall Flores Part of an ongoing series at Awards Daily. More “The Case For” –…

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New York Film Critics Awards, 3 apiece for Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln!
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New York Film Critics Awards, 3 apiece for Zero Dark Thirty and Lincoln!

Best Film: Zero Dark Thirty Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty Best Actress: Rachel…

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The Case for The Dark Knight Rises
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The Case for The Dark Knight Rises

“Sometimes a man rises from the darkness. Sometimes the pit spits something back.” When we…

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The State of the Race: At War, In Love
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The State of the Race: At War, In Love

So the multitude goes, like the flower and the weed That wither away to let…

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The Case for: Argo
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The Case for: Argo

I’m not going to talk about whether Argo will or won’t. I’m only going to…

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The Elusive Genius of Ang Lee
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The Elusive Genius of Ang Lee

The sky had gone uncharacteristically grey the day I was to drive to L’Ermitage in…

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The State of the Race: Defining an Oscar Frontrunner
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The State of the Race: Defining an Oscar Frontrunner

Ten Documentaries Worth a Watch – Part One
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Ten Documentaries Worth a Watch – Part One

Once again, the documentary category will contain an embarrassment of riches. You might not be…

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Dr. Feelgood – The Case for Silver Linings to Win Best Picture
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Dr. Feelgood – The Case for Silver Linings to Win Best Picture

Hollywood, the Oscars and Race
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Hollywood, the Oscars and Race

It really isn’t fair that every film involving any ethnic group besides white people is…

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