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Harvey Weinstein Speaks on Movies

This is one reason Harvey Weinstein is good for the movie business -- he gets the bigger picture. This is also why he's great at Oscar campaigning -- when he has a horse that can win -- he knows what they want in the end. You have to take…

The State of the Race: The Aftermath

Last night's Oscars will be remembered for several reasons. ¬†The first, there has never been a film that won the NBR, the NYFCC, the LAFCA and the Globe (Picture, Director and Screenplay) and not won the DGA and then the Oscar for Best…

History will be Made One Way or Another

If the King's Speech wins, it will become the first film in 83 years of Oscar history with a British monarch as the central figure to win Best Picture. If the Social Network wins Screenplay, Editing, Directing but then loses Best Picture…

The Social Network wins ACE for Best Editing!

Best Edited Feature, Drama: The Social Network Best Edited Feature Comedy/Musical: Alice in Wonderland Best Edited Animated Feature: Toy Story 3 Best Edited Documentary : Exit Through the Gift Shop Best Edited Miniseries or Movie for TV:…

David Fincher: Through a Glass Darkly

From the first note of the first frame of The Social Network we are immersed in David Fincher‚Äôs senses. The soundtrack roars immediately to life with The White Stripes pulsating guitar riff on ‚ÄúBall and Biscuit.‚Äù We are in a…

Outguess Ebert, Win $100,000

Ebert has put both his predictions (thanks Ryan) and his Outguess Ebert contest online. ¬†I think there are more than a few smarty pants Oscar watchers out there who could make this a fair fight ("not unless we get out and swim"). ¬†GO FOR…

Nat Talks to Social Network Editing Duo

The Film Experience's Nathaniel Rogers has many great interviews on his site - here is one with the team behind the flawless editing in The Social Network: Kirk calls the work "all consuming", the first thing you think of when you wake…

Oscar Flashback: Seems Like Old Times

The British have taken over the Oscars. ¬†Before we get to how everything old is new again,¬†here is a first look at Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher: Oscars 2010 feels like a step backwards in time for so many reasons. 1. The British…

Oscar Roundtable Take Two

In light of the recent twist of this year's race for Best Picture, I asked a few of the best and brightest in the biz for their input. The participants (in random order): Damien Bona, Inside Oscar Dave Karger, Entertainment Weekly Craig…

The State of the Race: A Tale of Two Movies

It really did come to pass that the race came down to two movies. They sit on opposite sides of the world. They impact us in completely different ways. They will face off in history as far apart as two movies can get. The King's Speech is…