Oscar Flashback: When the Gatekeepers are Wrong
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Oscar Flashback: When the Gatekeepers are Wrong

We Oscarwatchers put a lot of faith in the gatekeepers — those bloggers and critics…

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All Hell Broke Loose on Steel Magnolia’s Set
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All Hell Broke Loose on Steel Magnolia’s Set

File this one under “truth is stranger than fiction.”  You hear rumors throughout the years…

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Speaking of Romeo and Juliet…
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Speaking of Romeo and Juliet…

I don’t think any actors have ever captured it better than Gwyneth Paltrow and Joe…

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Oscar Flashback – Siskel and Ebert do 1978 Predictions
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Oscar Flashback – Siskel and Ebert do 1978 Predictions

Ah, the good old days when the Oscars were still a mystery. Siskel gets Best…

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45 Years Later, the Von Trapp Family
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45 Years Later, the Von Trapp Family

This was posted on Facebook from a group called Memories are Made of This.  There…

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Oscar Flashback: It Never Could Have Won Today
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Oscar Flashback: It Never Could Have Won Today

Something has happened to Academy voters. Is it really true that they’ve all just aged…

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Oscar Flashback – 12 Nominations
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Oscar Flashback – 12 Nominations

Right now, Scott Feinberg over at Hollywood Reporter, has Lincoln winning four Oscars: Best Picture,…

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Oscar Flashback – The Freak Years
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Oscar Flashback – The Freak Years

We as Oscar pundits invest so much of our time into the Oscar race, nearly…

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Oscar Flashback: Roger Deakins Headed for 10th Oscar Nomination, Zero Wins
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Oscar Flashback: Roger Deakins Headed for 10th Oscar Nomination, Zero Wins

All props to In Contention‘s astute Oscar pundit (I’m sure he’ll hate that description) Kris…

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Great Leaders, Politics and Hollywood
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Great Leaders, Politics and Hollywood

The shades of US presidents, real and imagined, have always weaved in and out of…

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