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Anton Corbijn’s new film, Life, starring Dane Dehaan and Robert Pattinson. Says Indiewire, “The film tells the story of the relationship between renowned Magnum photographer Dennis Stock (Pattinson) and Hollywood legend James Dean (DeHaan), chronicling a road trip the pair took which forever changed Stock’s life. And Corbijn is excited about the project, and collaborating […]

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“The police do terrible things to people, with impunity.” These are the words from Rust (McConaughey) in episode two of the HBO series. That is probably the key to the whole thing. If you have watched the show up to the last episode, coming Sunday, some of the things I’m about to write might make […]

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download We meant to bump around but knowing us you know we mostly only talk about Best Picture. Perhaps next week we will talk more about the wins in the other categories. Have a listen!

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The Annie reboot starring Quvenzhané Wallis, Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz. Here’s the trailer.

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A friend of mine used to call life “a bucket of shit with the handles on the insides.” I’m going to appropriate that now to the internet, thanks in large part to the disease of accepted bullying that happens every second of every day here — our formerly dignified selves taking a backseat to the […]
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Godzilla is fed up with all your crude ‘Pacific Rim Job’ jokes. He’s also here to show us how a biblical flood wouldn’t bother him a bit. This might be a good place to begin listing our Most Anticipated Films of 2014. We’ll sort the lists into two stacks — Oscar potential and popcorn entertainment […]

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For the first time ever, we have ten winners in our Oscar contest. I have to say that these are probably collectively the highest scores in this contest in 15 years. It probably has to do with Gravity dominating many of the usually harder to guess awards. These readers missed only ONE category, listed below: […]

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It’s come to our attention that there might be one or two people not yet utterly enthralled by Lupita Nyong’o. To see if we can fix that, we’ll post this speech she gave a week ago at Essence magazine’s Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. Transcript via Essence, after the cut.
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Now that the bright, beautiful Lupita Nyong’o has arrived, what will become of her fate in Hollywood? We all know the statistics. We know what kinds of movies mostly get made. I wonder if it’s too much to ask that one actress inspire the five white guys in suits to think a little differently about […]
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Share your favorite Oscar moment. So many for me last night I won’t even try to rank them. Here, just a few highlights: Lupita. Just everything about Lupita. When Brad leaned over to kiss Angelina on the head after the clip of her winning the Humanitarian Oscar. When John Ridley won for his screenplay and […]
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So many amazing speeches last night. Clips after the cut.
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Best Picture: 12 Years a Slave Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club Best Foreign Language Film: The Great Beauty, Paolo Sorrentino Best Animated Feature: Frozen Best […]
Covered Oscars statues rest under a tent, to guard against rain, along the red carpet ahead of the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California

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Enter our contest, if you haven’t already.   Our BIG BAD PREDICTIONS CHART — special thanks to Marshall Flores for helping out with that.   Must-read: Finding the real Patsey from 12 Years a Slave Add your predictions for 3 major upsets, if you haven’t already. Check out Kris Tapley’s annual Ten Best Shots of […]

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