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

The State of the Race: The Stuff that Dreams are Made On
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The State of the Race: The Stuff that Dreams are Made On

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded…

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The State of the Race: Guilds Split Three Ways, Gravity has Edge
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The State of the Race: Guilds Split Three Ways, Gravity has Edge

For the first time since the Academy expanded the Best Picture race to more than…

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The State of the Race: A Wolf Crashes the Party
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The State of the Race: A Wolf Crashes the Party

The early morning streets of Los Angeles were virtually empty as I drove down Wilshire…

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The State of the Race: Flirting with the Edges of Making History
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The State of the Race: Flirting with the Edges of Making History