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Director Paul Feig has shared a new teaser photo from the forthcoming Ghostbusters. Feig tweeted a photo of the brand new proton pack using the hashtag #Whoyougonnashoot #whatyougonnashoot — Paul Feig (@paulfeig) June 30, 2015 Here’s your first look at the proton pack which Melissa McCarthy,Kate McKinnon, Kristin Wiig and Leslie Jones will be […]

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Much of the work women find in film these days isn’t in lead, but in supporting, certainly in the movies that are most often considered for Best Picture. Both Boyhood and Birdman featured women in supporting, rather than leading, roles. The woman around the man, the woman behind the man, ...

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Dolby are giving away a copy of the brand new thriller, The Gunman on Blu-ray. The Gunman, a pulse-pounding film with two-time Academy Award-winner Sean Penn. It’s been eight years since Jim Terrier (Penn) worked as a black ops assassin and now someone from his old organization wants him dead. ...

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Director and Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow has written an op-ed to urge the United States to continue to defend the elephants who are on the brink of extinction, all because of their pricey tusks. What a heartbreaker that is. Bigelow writes: Despite its diminishing numbers, the LRA poses a formidable ...

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“To a canary, the cat is the monster. We’re just used to being the cat.” If all goes as expected, Jurassic World’s domestic box office is going to make it one of the top three highest grossing films of all time. We’re probably more in Avengers or Dark Knight territory ...
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We might have our Best Actor frontrunner (sight unseen anyway) in Tom Hardy’s double performance in Legend. Hardy is one of those transformative actors who can be barely recognizable. He’s been working his way away from being a heartthrob and towards being a versatile chameleon. Hardy also stars in one ...
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The 85th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2013.

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The Academy has released its list of new member invitees.  Niki Caro finally gets an invite!  Gugu Mbatha-Raw is in the house! The 2015 invitees are: Actors Elizabeth Banks – “Love & Mercy,” “The Hunger Games” Choi Min-sik– “Lucy,” “Oldboy” Benedict Cumberbatch – “The Imitation Game,” “Star Trek Into Darkness” ...
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In this unprecedented look at Amy Winehouse’s early life and commitment to music, bits and pieces of what made her life a painful one bob to the surface. Watch the trailer here.
Rose McGowan arrives at the 2014 amfAR Inspiration Gala at Milk Studios on Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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Women are treated like sex objects in dumbo comedies aimed at infantile men. This is nothing new. Aside from the Judd Apatow, Todd Phillips here or Paul Feig there, for the most part these are films made from the point of men who think about women no other way. They’re ...

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Unfortunately, the Academy appears to be continuing their herding cats method of voting for contenders (five nomination slots for voters which results in a number between 5 and 10). But it does look like they’ve made some changes to expand other categories, at least in the early phases of voting. ...

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The year is beginning with promise, as the years almost always do, because the movies that are released now star women. The “Oscar movies,” as such, star men. That is how we find ourselves in this crazy predicament where the Oscar race for Best Picture is often defined as: Men ...

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As both a musician and a long-time film score aficionado, it grieves me that my first post as an official contributor for AwardsDaily will be an obituary for James Horner. The prolific, longtime film composer died in a plane crash near Santa Barbara on Monday. Horner was only 61 years ...

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UPDATE: 11 hours after the crash of a plane belonging to James Horner, the untimely death of the Oscar-winning composer has been confirmed. Variety reports: “The cause of the crash is being investigated. Horner’s reps at the Gorfaine-Schwartz Agency were unavailable for comment early Monday evening. Horner’s lawyer, Jay Cooper, ...

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One film directed by a woman has entered the talk for Best Picture all because Anne Thompson has put herself behind it. She’s going it alone, as far as I can tell, but she did the very same thing last year with the Grand Budapest Hotel. Virtually everyone in the ...

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These days, when looking for Best Actor, follow Best Picture. Or rather, when looking for Best Picture, follow Best Actor.  For most of the past twenty years, but mostly since Oscar changed up to more than five nominees for Best Picture, Best Actor has been tied to Best Picture.  Even ...

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Pixar’s new movie, Inside Out made $91 million at the box office this weekend, taking a chomp out of Jurassic World’s second frame. The box office is the second biggest opening for Pixar behind Toy Story 3. With Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, Inside Out becomes a deeply saturated world ...

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Pixar’s Inside Out was in fewer theaters than Jurassic World but had almost the same per theater average, which means that if the movie had been in more theaters it very likely would have beaten the dino movie. Another surprise for the weekend is Dope’s impressive showing with 6 million. ...

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I try to imagine Jaws being released now and how Twitter would have responded to it. Would they complain about how fake the shark looked? Would they think Quint was a cliche? Would women like me complain that the role of Ellen Brody had been greatly diminished in the adaptation? ...

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ryan Adams, Craig Kennedy and I brought back the historical Academy Awards podcasts to revisit 1929/1930, the year when the Academy was pressured to change their voting from a select committee who picked the winners to the entire membership voting on the winners. ...

The State of the Race


During out latest podcastof Oscar Poker, Jeff Wells and I contemplated the idea that this could be a year where the Best Picture race might depart from last year’s lineup ...
In this photo provided by the Producers Guild of America, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu accepts the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for outstanding producer of theatrical motion pictures for “Birdman” on stage at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision for Producers Guild of America/AP Images)




House Of Cards

In a year where the outlook appeared to be barren without Breaking Bad and True Detective in contention, House of Cards began as the default Emmy consensus front-runner earlier this ...





ADTV continues its Making the Case series with today’s entry for HBO’s Silicon Valley to win Outstanding Comedy Series. Clarence praises the shaggy-dog nature of the workplace sitcom and engaging ...
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The new offical U.S trailer for Macbeth has arrived, teasing epic battles. Michael Fassbender plays the menacing Macbeth and Marion Cotillard plays his scheming Lady Macbeth. Filmed on the Scottish ...



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The first trailer for Victor Frankenstein starring Daniel Radcliffe as Igor and James McAvoy as Frankenstein has been unveiled by 20th Century Fox. You know the story, Doctor Frankenstein creates ...


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