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Fox announces on Facebook today: “Pandora comes to life like never before with the ultimate home video viewing experience.” For the first time ever, a deluxe 3-disc 3D edition of Avatar can be seen on your home screen. October 16th ...

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Movie Videos & Movie Scenes at MOVIECLIPS.com I was always grateful that Jim Cameron never decided to make a Titanic 2. Sure, he made Aliens as a sequel to Ridley Scott’s Alien, and he made Terminator 2, but when he ...

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Avatar gets a theatrical re-release on August 27. Lots of people are excited about the 8 minutes of new footage, so I’ll gamely feign enough interest to post the same details. It‚Äôs actually nine! [Extra minutes.] I added some since ...

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Jeff Wells at Hollywood-Elsewhere finds himself conflicted over Jim Cameron lending a hand to native people who are trying to preserve their land and way of life: What I mean is that it feels “right” and a tiny bit weird ...

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The other story coming out of the “Jim Cameron goes to the Amazon and paints his face in protest” was that Sigourney Weaver made a really comment about this year’s Oscar race. When asked why Jim Cameron didn’t win the ...

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Don’t forget to enter our Oscar pool over at Awards Picks! And our Predictions contest. And our Predict the Oscars WRONG contest. As Kris Tapley wrote over at In Contention, I feel like this could be an off year for ...

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Illustration by Joe Zeff Design Two articles caught my eye this morning. ¬†One is Erik Childress’ final Oscar predictions. ¬†And the other is Joe Morgenstern’s piece for the Wall Street Journal about Avatar and The Hurt Locker. ¬†I think Morgenstern ...

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The New Yorker’s Richard Brody believes that the majority of round one votes will fall overwhelmingly in Avatar’s favor: Hendrik Hertzberg‚Äôs Comment a few weeks ago on the change in voting method for Best Picture that the Academy instituted this ...

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The Oscars find themselves locked in a battle for the near and immediate future of Hollywood. Coming out of the last ten years we were lulled into a false sense of security, that independent cinema WAS the future of Hollywood. ...

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Nikki Finke raises a few interesting things to note about the Chartier email. When I read that an Academy flack, an EMPLOYEE of AMPAS, had forwarded the story on the Carpetbagger about the military’s objection to The Hurt Locker, I ...

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For a while there, it looked like a few people thought Inglourious Basterds would be the film to beat. Jack Matthews was one of those out front. But he has had a change of heart. This, in the wake of ...

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CFV 426 – Avatar/Pocahontas Mashup FINAL VERSION from Randy Szuch on Vimeo.

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I don’t think I’ve ever seen a more cut-throat Oscar season, nor a more demeaning one all the way around. I don’t know if the ten Best Picture slots opened it up to more wild campaigning, or if the sheer ...

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Movieline’s Stu Van Airsdale gets a whiff of something. What’s that smell? Oh yeah, it’s the last week before ballots are due – Stu’s piece covers what appears to be an all-out assault by the LA Times to discredit The ...

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The Los Angeles Times has been covering Avatar like no other outlet has — it is remarkable in terms of access. The blog Hero Complex has had stuff on Avatar all year, stuff no one else could get.¬† One thing ...

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Nice Vanity Fair piece about the cinematography of the nominated films: The Hurt Locker’s director of photography, Barry Ackroyd, uses Super-16 cameras to create a raw, documentary feel for his sun-drenched canvas in Kathryn Bigelow’s Iraqi War drama. Christian Berger, ...

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The Wrap reports that there is a new kid in town in the awards circuit – the 3-D Society awards: ‚ÄúAvatar‚Äù grabbed seven awards, “Up” was named best animated 3D feature, and actor Brendan Fraser received the ‚ÄúBest 3D Talent‚Äù ...

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“I’m in the dark here!” The truth about this year is that we are all flying blind. There isn’t a single person out there who knows how the ten best picture nominees coupled with preferential ballot is going to go. ...

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John Lopez at Vanity Fair has written one of Greatest Oscar Parodies Ever.

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It’s hard to believe we’ve done eight of these already. In this installment, the participants are: Damien Bona, Inside Oscar Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today Pete Hammond, Notes on a Season, The Envelope Mark Harris, New York Magazine, Pictures at a ...

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