Our Shawshank, Our Selves
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Our Shawshank, Our Selves

On September 10, 1994, Frank Darabont debuted The Shawshank Redemption at the Toronto Film Festival.…

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Summer of ’82: Today is tomorrow’s nostalgia
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Summer of ’82: Today is tomorrow’s nostalgia

32 years ago today. Friday June 25, 1982. Newborn Prince William was 3 days old.…

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William Friedkin on casting The Exorcist
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William Friedkin on casting The Exorcist

Harper has made available a generous excerpt from William Friedkin’s newly published autobiography, The Friedkin…

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The State of the Race: Climbing the tree and finding Best Picture, branch by branch
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The State of the Race: Climbing the tree and finding Best Picture, branch by branch

In the circle of gal pals we’re playfully calling Oscar’s Angels, I discuss with Anne,…

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Learning Oscar history off the Tee-Vee news
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Learning Oscar history off the Tee-Vee news

True or False: “Peter Guber has earned 50 Oscar nominations” (Answer: Number of Oscar nominations…

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83rd annual Oscars to revisit 1970 template?
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83rd annual Oscars to revisit 1970 template?

(Which of these filmmakers actually won the Oscar they’re posing with?) As already reported tonight,…

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All About Eve gets Blu-ray makeover
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All About Eve gets Blu-ray makeover

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced that it will bring the 1950 classic All…

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Studios to AMPAS: Fix your shit quick, or else.
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Studios to AMPAS: Fix your shit quick, or else.

Last night I made an off-the-cuff remarks about how I wouldn’t mind if the Oscars…

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It’s a honor just to be nominated… (dammit)
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It’s a honor just to be nominated… (dammit)

There’s a Thai saying that translates roughly as “pick your face up off the floor.”…

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Tally ho!
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Tally ho!

THE JOKER: It’s not about money. It’s about sending a message… Well, ok. It’s a…

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