Inglourious Basterds

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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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The Envelope’s Tom O’Neil is the guest curator at the Hollywood Museum and they have on display the costumes from many of this year’s Oscar nominees. Basterds, The Hurt Locker, The Blind Side, Julie & Julia, “The Young Victoria,” “Bright ...

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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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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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Basterds fans should be alerted to a piece by San Francisco Chronicle’s Mick LaSalle, who calls Basterds the only thing that happened in cinema in 2009. But for Oscar watchers, Scott Feinberg has posted a story that indicates a big ...

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Tarantino and Toback at the Black Tieless Event.Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Vulture follows Quentin Tarantino to a party and discovers that Quentin isn’t much up for campaigning for the Oscar himself.¬† James Toback is firmly in Quentin’s camp, as is ...

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MPSE winners. It looks like Avatar has, at the very least, got Visual Effects, Art Direction and Sound Effects Editing walking in the door. They get a tiny bit of push from Inglourious Basterds. Best Sound Editing: Sound Effects and ...

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Both Jim Cameron and Harvey Weinstein are putting it out there how they’d like to see the the awards turn out – they are both saying, “give the award to Kathryn Bigelow but save the big award for us.” This ...

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SA Studios Global’s Film Marketing Division has teamed up with Quentin Tarantino, Upper Playground and The Weinstein Company to present, THE LOST ART OF INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS to help raise money for the victims of the Haiti Earthquake. These posters are ...

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Others have chimed in on Tom O’Neil’s Inglourious Basterds story over at Gold Derby, including Pete Hammond, USA Today’s Susan Wloszczyna, The Wrap’s Steve Pond and Yours Truly. Here are a few quotes, but you can read them in full ...

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Oscar race 2010 looks like a cliffhanger right now. At one point it looked like Avatar was going to steamroller the thing. After the Golden Globes it felt like Avatar couldn’t lose. But that awards show often feels like an ...

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It feels like the weeks before ballots are due are stretching farther than they ever have before. Believe it or not there is still a full two weeks before final ballots are due. That means there is time for reflection ...

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We just have two big awards still to be determined – the BAFTAS and the WGA. Funnily enough, this Oscar race could turn on Best Original Screenplay if it turns on anything. If you think that Best Pic is probably ...

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The last time in recent Oscar history that as much as three war films were in the Best Pic race was 1998, when Saving Private Ryan, The Thin Red Line and Life is Beautiful, all lost to the non-war film, ...

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If there’s been a better brief interview with Tarantino this season, I haven’t seen it yet. With her typical surgical precision Rachel Maddow carves out the observation that Inglourious Basterds “is not just a revenge fantasy about World War II; ...

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Pete Hammond talks to The Weinstein Co’s Harvey about Inglourious Basterds’ Oscar hopes: “We’re going to win best picture. This is the movie people love and it’s Quentin’s time. We are going for it and we are gonna get it,” ...

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If Avatar wins the Best Picture Oscar, it will be the first film to do so without having won the DGA, the PGA and without having ever even been nominated for the SAG ensemble. True, history for the PGA is ...

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Two big differences this year will ultimately affect the outcome of the race. The first is that there were ten Best Pic nominees.  The second is that they moved the Oscars back to March, not quite late March like they ...

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Recently, I had the occasion to speak with Quentin Tarantino (will be posting the interview soon) and I told him that my three favorite scenes in Inglourious Basterds both involved Landa and the way he toys with people.   In all ...

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The Jewish Journal here in Los Angeles is one of the most easily read papers as it seems to be everywhere, sitting there on a rack, offered up for free. An Oscar contenders and the Jews story appeared in the ...

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