The Hurt Locker wins Chlotrudis prize
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The Hurt Locker wins Chlotrudis prize

Last night the Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film added one more top honor to The…

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The State of the Race – the Shifting Winds
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The State of the Race – the Shifting Winds

Charges of Racism, Anti-Semitism Make the Rounds
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Charges of Racism, Anti-Semitism Make the Rounds

Two stories won’t go away. The first are the occasional but passionate articles about Precious,…

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Best Picture – of Frontrunners and Potential Upsets
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Best Picture – of Frontrunners and Potential Upsets

Two big differences this year will ultimately affect the outcome of the race. The first…

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Mo’Nique Has it in Perspective
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Mo’Nique Has it in Perspective

I love it when someone cuts through the bullshit. The NY Times’ David Carr talks…

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Precious, The Blind Side, Invictus get NAACP Nods
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Precious, The Blind Side, Invictus get NAACP Nods

News from In Contention’s The Circuit: Best Motion Picture ‚ÄúThe Blind Side‚Äù ‚ÄúInvictus‚Äù ‚ÄúMichael Jackson‚Äôs…

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The State of the Race: Stumble and Stride
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The State of the Race: Stumble and Stride

Oscar season starts with the movies. Ideally, those movies are released throughout the year and…

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The USC Scripter Nominations!
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The USC Scripter Nominations!

District 9!!! (I apologize to the person whom I said this didn’t qualify – you…

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Scripter Preview
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Scripter Preview

Tuesday, along with the Producers Guild, the USC Scripter will announce its nominees. The Scripter,…

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BBC’s Tom Brook’s Top Five
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BBC’s Tom Brook’s Top Five

The BBC’s movie reporter, Tom Brook, chooses five of the year’s best (video): 5. District…

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