The State of the Race: The Collapse of the American Dream
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The State of the Race: The Collapse of the American Dream

“Socialism never took root in America because the poor see themselves not as an exploited…

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The State of the Race: “Oscar Potential”
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The State of the Race: “Oscar Potential”

It isn’t just the Oscar race where everyone is an expert. We talk about movies…

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The State of the Race: One Month Away from Knowing
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The State of the Race: One Month Away from Knowing

The State of the Race: How to Fly Under the Radar
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The State of the Race: How to Fly Under the Radar

After witnessing how Argo took last year’s very competitive Best Picture race, the key to…

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The State of the Race: The New American Hero
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The State of the Race: The New American Hero

“A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes…

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The State of the Race: I’ll Stand on the Ocean Until I Start Sinking
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The State of the Race: I’ll Stand on the Ocean Until I Start Sinking

The central theme of many of 2013’s best and most important films is survival –…

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The State of the Race: Telluride and the Best Picture Oscar Race
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The State of the Race: Telluride and the Best Picture Oscar Race

Over the past few years, Telluride has become the launching pad for Oscar contenders and…

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The State of the Race: Fruitvale Station Poised to Make Oscar History
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The State of the Race: Fruitvale Station Poised to Make Oscar History

As of this moment, only two films look poised to enter the Best Picture race…

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Saying Goodbye to Oscars 2012 and Thanks
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Saying Goodbye to Oscars 2012 and Thanks

My Oscar year started on the French riviera. It was cold and raining. Without the…

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The State of the Race: Who Controls the Academy Awards?
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The State of the Race: Who Controls the Academy Awards?

It’s been a rough year for Zero Dark Thirty fans, a rougher year for Lincoln…

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