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Jared Leto

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Suicide Squad should’ve been a home run. A film starring a who’s who of DC Comics villains, including The Joker, Harley Quinn and Deadshot? Sounds like a blast. It should’ve wiped away the bad taste of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Instead, it only exacerbated the problems surrounding the DC Extended Universe.

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For the most part, the evening went as expected – well, maybe not John Travolta’s presenting of Idina Menzel, who performed original song winner “Let It Go” (Adela Dazeem?) or Darlene Love‘s lovely impromptu rendition of “His Eye is on the Sparrow” as 20 Feet from Stardom won best documentary

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Do you ever get the urge to chat about pop culture news? The Water Cooler: A Weekly Pop Culture Chat is the perfect place for that!

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There’s almost always an awesome film coming out on Blu-Ray or DVD each month, so which ones should you pay attention to this month?

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Aren’t we ready for next year – our own year-in-advance picks we know we’ll laugh at in several months’ time, the obvious Oscar bait that fizzles out for one reason or another, the films that catch fire at the last minute, the campaign chicanery? But we still have this Oscar

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' official photo for the nominees luncheon
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The Olympics pushed back the ceremony and with it the whole awards season. So studios won’t let their films go down without a fight – even the original song race is heating up.

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The top races – for picture and director – didn’t change much over the last few days, but Her thankfully made some waves with the Writers Guild of America (WGA). The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) weighs in with its picks on Feb. 16, and that’s really

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Do GRAVITY’s wins with the DGA and the PGA mean the space-set thriller will win best picture?

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How will the Screen Actors Guild and Producers Guild of America’s picks affect the Oscar race?

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AMERICAN HUSTLE and GRAVITY lead the Oscar nominations. 12 YEARS A SLAVE close behind. And what’s ALONE YET NOT ALONE?

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The Oscar nominations arrive tomorrow. Who’s in, who’s out, and who might surprise us?

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Members of the motion-picture academy could begin voting for the Oscars as early as Dec. 27, and today marks the final day on which they can turn in their ballots. In other words, nothing that happens after today – save for some kind of technical glitch with the electronic voting

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Last week’s awards announcements suggest 12 YEARS A SLAVE and AMERICAN HUSTLE are the Oscar front-runners, but what about the surprises?

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Forgive me for cribbing that movie quote, a line you couldn’t escape – believe me, I tried – upon the release of Despicable Me in 2001. It aptly describes the film: not much in the way of story, little more than an excuse for androgynous yellow creatures to spew gibberish.

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Edit: This article once stated that Judi Dench was a musical or comedy contender at the Golden Globes for her work in Philomena. However, she and the film will compete in the drama categories. This week saw not only the Gotham Awards ceremony, but also the New York Film Critics

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The first-ever screening of David O. Russell’s American Hustle took place on Sunday. Word on the film ranges from decent to terrific, but the one aspect on which everyone seemed to agree: Jennifer Lawrence. Last year’s best actress winner apparently steals the movie with her scenes as the wife of

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