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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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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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The Oscar Nominations were announced today by Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone, and, well… I paid attention to the Oscars somewhat near the end of 2007 when the Coen Brothers’ No Country for Old Men took the big wins, but my first full year of keeping tabs on Oscar was

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Kathryn Bigelow’s follow up to THE HURT LOCKER combines brains and brawn to create her magnum opus, the best political thriller in years.

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It’s the eleventh hour of Oscar Watching. After countless Twitter discussions and blog posts, the Oscar nominations finally arrive tomorrow. Seth MacFarlane, who will host the ceremony next month, and Emma Stone, who presented at the ceremony last year, will announce the nominees at 5:30 a.m. PT. But before delving

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Here are 4 Must-See Movies for January. We know not everyone has time for every major release or big movie, so instead of featuring 10 great films a month, these are truly the ones that cannot be missed. They’ll either be films coming out in theaters that week or something on

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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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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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Jessica Chastain in Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty
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The cinematic hunt for Bin Laden is fast approaching in Zero Dark Thirty and a new trailer for the spy-thriller has just been released.  Riding the buzz from the recently announced Golden Globe nominations, this trailer focuses on Jessica Chastain’s CIA Agent Maya and her mission to find the infamous

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Jessica Chastain in Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty
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The question probably wasn’t even our minds just a week ago, but now, it’s one many ask as Kathryn Bigelow’s docudrama took top honors at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards and National Board of Review Awards, being named the best film and best director of the year at

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Quvenzhané Wallis in Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild
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We might as well talk about some actual awards. The New York Film Critics Circle and National Board of Review both announce their picks next week, but the indie circuit brought the major awards updates of the week. The Gotham Independent Film Awards took place on Monday night and offered

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The first full theatrical trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty has been released. In theaters this December, Bigelow follows up the Oscar winning The Hurt Locker with this true story about what really happened in America’s hunt for Osama Bin Laden.

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Here is the official trailer for Mama–presented by Guillermo Del Toro:  First time feature film director Andres Muschietti takes his Spanish short film to the next level with acting powerhouse Jessica Chastain. Chastain has also attracted high-profile roles in the new release Lawless, Kathryn Bigelow‘s Zero Dark Thirty, and the title character in the

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For fans of HBO’s The Newsroom, the new trailer for Zero Dark Thirty is very timely, as last Sunday’s episode pertains to the same subject as this film: the death of Osama Bin Laden. (Sidebar, even if you don’t watch The Newsroom, at least watch “5/1” episode just for being an

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