The State of the Race: Will be the Year of the Female Anti Hero?
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The State of the Race: Will be the Year of the Female Anti Hero?

**Slight Spoiler Warning*** Women don’t get to be anti-heroes much, at least where Oscar wins…

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Chadwick Boseman Joins Early Contenders as the Pre-Telluride Season Closes
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Chadwick Boseman Joins Early Contenders as the Pre-Telluride Season Closes

In just one month Telluride will happen and by then we’ll have a decent enough…

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Boyhood Becomes Among Best Reviewed Films of All Time, Takes Lead in Best Picture Race
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Boyhood Becomes Among Best Reviewed Films of All Time, Takes Lead in Best Picture Race

The Oscar race has nowhere near begun. But if you’re hunting around for a frontrunner,…

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The State of the Race: Will Best Picture Ever Be More or Less Than Nine?
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The State of the Race: Will Best Picture Ever Be More or Less Than Nine?

The State of the Race: The Ghost of Roger Ebert, The Future of Film
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The State of the Race: The Ghost of Roger Ebert, The Future of Film

Roger Ebert silently presides over these proceedings here at Cannes. He’s long gone from this…

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The State of the Race: What We Can Learn from Cannes So Far
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The State of the Race: What We Can Learn from Cannes So Far

It’s best not to think about the Oscar race when in Cannes. Why would you?…

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The State of the Race: Where the Oscars Go when Television Starts to Lead
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The State of the Race: Where the Oscars Go when Television Starts to Lead

The times, they are changing.  When True Detective aired, the buzz caught on slowly.  Folks…

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The State of the Race: Down to the Wire, Best Picture Still Set on Telluride Time
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The State of the Race: Down to the Wire, Best Picture Still Set on Telluride Time

The State of the Race: The Eddie Keeps the Race Wide Open – Enter Captain Phillips
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The State of the Race: The Eddie Keeps the Race Wide Open – Enter Captain Phillips

Last night in the Arlington theater I sat next to the Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg.…

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The State of the Race: Academy’s Choice Embrace the Future or Redefine the Past
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The State of the Race: Academy’s Choice Embrace the Future or Redefine the Past