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This weeks biggest release was Django Unchained! Quentin Tarantino’s latest film that got plenty of buzz including a few awards! Christoph Waltz earned his second Oscar working with Quentin Tarantino.

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Well, last night happened. Seth MacFarlane hosted, balancing the did-you-just-go-there style of humor for which he’s so often known and the showmanship you’d expect from an Oscar host. He took to the challenge, and for the most part, he landed. Yes, I would more openly welcome Tina Fey and Amy

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Check out this great Oscar poster art by Midnight Marauder. He was commissioned by Nordstrom’s to design this epic Oscar poster art for Django Unchained, Argo, Lincoln, Amour, and Zero Dark Thirty. MM is a freelance designer specializing in film/movie posters and prints. Keep reading to see these sweet posters

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Every day of this Oscar season has been, as Sheryl Crow would say, a winding road – more than any other awards season I can recall. At last, we’ve almost reached the end: Oscar Sunday is just two days away. All the red carpets, all the acceptance speeches, all the

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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) unsurprisingly handed its best film and best director prizes to Ben Affleck’s Argo this past Sunday. The only major precursor left comes as the Writers Guild of America (WGA) reveals its picks for the best original and adapted screenplays of 2012

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Surprise, surprise. Ben Affleck’s Argo won the Directors Guild of America’s (DGA) top prize on Saturday. With the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) doling out its prizes on Sunday, we should again anticipate a win for the thriller, though Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln might instead prevail. The Writers

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Two new posters for the upcoming Oscar ceremony came our way earlier today. The Oscar race lacks a true front-runner even though it is that time of the awards season, but that might change as the Producers Guild of America (PGA) reveals its winners – including its best picture equivalent,

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Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone unveiled the Oscar nominations last Thursday. MacFarlane will also host the ceremony, which takes place on Feb. 24, but with several major organizations still doling out nods and wins, the Oscar race is far from over since voters have until Feb. 19 to turn in

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There is not much time left in the Oscar race. The most important awards announcement of the week came on Wednesday when the Producers Guild of America (PGA) revealed its nominees for the Daryl F. Zanuck Award for Producer of the Year in Theatrical Motion Pictures, which are: Argo, Beasts

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Here’s hoping everyone’s had a great holiday season! But for avid Oscar watchers, this time of the year brings more than gay happy meetings and silent nights; it also gives us one of our favorite things: the heart of the Oscar season.

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Best of 2012 Movies
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2012 was a great year at the movies, from long-awaited summer sequels to year-end Oscar bait. Established auteurs like Quentin Tarantino, Kathryn Bigelow, and Steven Spielberg padded their impressive résumés, while helmers like Joss Whedon and Rian Johnson realized their next level of potential. James Bond got dark, Emma Watson

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Three years after crafting the ultimate revenge fantasia in the bloody revisionist masterpiece Inglourious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino tops himself with Django Unchained, a spaghetti western that finds the freed slave Django (Jamie Foxx) wandering the antebellum South alongside German bounty hunter King Schultz (Christoph Waltz) in search of his wife,

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Each of the top eight races boasts a front-runner or two, but what about the other three or four nominees in each race? It’s both a frustrating change of pace and a welcome one. It makes predicting the Oscars more difficult, but it also makes pinpointing the season a bit more exciting, doesn’t it?

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Django Unchained arrives in theaters Christmas day, but the soundtrack has arrived early. Thanks to The Film Stage, we’ve got the full soundtrack for your viewing pleasure. Included in the soundtrack are songs from Rick Ross, John Legend, as well as Ennio Morricone‘s original song Ancora Qui.

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We’re at the point where it’s better to throw in and summarize some official predictions, updating them as we move along, than to summarize the events of the week. Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, the most nominated film at the Screen Actors Guild’s SAG Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Golden Globes,

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The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced this morning, which means we are one step closer to the Academy Awards. Be sure to follow our Oscar Columnist, Donovan Warren on twitter @202Chicago for tons of cool coverage. Argo, Django Unchained, Life of Pi, Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty have each been nominated for a

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