Oscar Flashback: Silence of the Lambs and the Imitation Game – Gay Characters Stir Debate
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Oscar Flashback: Silence of the Lambs and the Imitation Game – Gay Characters Stir Debate

A reader sent in the following email after a twitter exchange between Ryan and me:…

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Oscar Flashback: 1939, Gone with the Wind
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Oscar Flashback: 1939, Gone with the Wind

There are just a few years that will always be remembered in Oscar history, either…

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It’s a Wonderful Life Sequel in the Works
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It’s a Wonderful Life Sequel in the Works

It’s a Wonderful Life is about reflecting on a perceived failed life. None of George…

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Oscar Flashback: Could The Pianist vs Chicago Repeat?
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Oscar Flashback: Could The Pianist vs Chicago Repeat?

Whenever a film comes along that seems “difficult” for Academy voters, but also one as…

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Speaking of Romeo and Juliet…
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Speaking of Romeo and Juliet…

I don’t think any actors have ever captured it better than Gwyneth Paltrow and Joe…

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Oscar Flashback: It Never Could Have Won Today
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Oscar Flashback: It Never Could Have Won Today

Something has happened to Academy voters. Is it really true that they’ve all just aged…

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Oscar Flashback – 12 Nominations
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Oscar Flashback – 12 Nominations

Right now, Scott Feinberg over at Hollywood Reporter, has Lincoln winning four Oscars: Best Picture,…

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Oscar Flashback – The Freak Years
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Oscar Flashback – The Freak Years

We as Oscar pundits invest so much of our time into the Oscar race, nearly…

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Guest Post: Oscar Treasures: 1988 and Die Hard
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Guest Post: Oscar Treasures: 1988 and Die Hard

by Jordan Ruimy Continuing on with my weekly column, we arrive at 1988. The nominees…

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Oscar Flashback – Driving Miss Daisy and Do the Right Thing
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Oscar Flashback – Driving Miss Daisy and Do the Right Thing

It’s really hard, isn’t it, to defend, spend time on, invest any emotion on an…

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