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Oscars 2012

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What a wild ride. I hope Oscar goes back to five. I don’t think my heart could take another year like this one. My parting thoughts: Life of Pi should have won Adapted Screenplay and Picture. Lincoln should have won Adapted Screenplay, Director and Picture. One or the other. I would ...

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Ceremony Taking Shape for 85th Academy Awards

The performers have been named to help us celebrate the musicals from the past decade: Jennifer Hudson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe (!), Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmaybe, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks and Helena Bonham Carter. Earlier this month, the producers announced a planned tribute recognizing the resurgence ...

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Oscar Travesties

The Oscar blogging scene has become as vanilla and uniform as the race itself. No more Stu Van Airsdale, no Mark Harris this year.  But lo!  Mark Lisanti over at Grantland reminds us just how awful this shit can really be.  What do you all think is number 1? I ...

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

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Best motion picture of the year “Amour” Nominees to be determined “Argo” Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney, Producers “Beasts of the Southern Wild” Dan Janvey, Josh Penn and Michael Gottwald, Producers “Django Unchained” Stacey Sher, Reginald Hudlin and Pilar Savone, Producers “Les Misérables” Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra ...

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Doc Short Race Narrows to Eight for 85th Oscars

The eight films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “The Education of Mohammad Hussein,” Loki Films “Inocente,” Shine Global, Inc. “Kings Point,” Kings Point Documentary, Inc. “Mondays at Racine,” Cynthia Wade Productions “Open Heart,” Urban Landscapes Inc. “ParaÍso,” The Strangebird Company “The Perfect Fit,” ...

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Key Dates for the 85th Academy Awards

The key dates are: Friday, November 30, 2012: Official Screen Credits due Saturday, December 1, 2012: Governors Awards presentation Monday, December 17, 2012: Nominations voting begins Thursday, January 3, 2013: Nominations voting ends 5 p.m. PT Thursday, January 10, 2013: Nominations announced 5:30 a.m. PT, Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater Monday, ...

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New Rules for 85th Oscars

From the press release: The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has approved additional rules for the 85th Academy Awards. The most significant changes affect the Original Song category, in which there will now be five nominees. During the nominations process, all voting members ...

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7 Scientific Achievements in Competition for 85th Academy Awards

Beverly Hills, CA – The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that seven scientific and technical achievements have been selected for further awards consideration. The committee has selected the following methods or devices for further consideration: Tissue: A Physically-Based Character ...

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