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This weeks biggest releases are Lincoln, Killing Them Softly, and A Royal Affair. Lincoln gave Daniel Day-Lewis a Oscar win for his remarkable performance as president Lincoln. Here’s a clip from Lincoln: And as usual, please don’t hesitate to share what Blu-Rays and DVDs you’ve bought recently, or plan to buy this

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With another year in which the best film of the years did not win the Academy Award as Best Picture, I spent some time wondering, endlessly what the Academy Award for Best Picture should stand for, what should it mean? It is after all the most important film award in

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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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At the risk of looking foolish I am sticking to my gut feeling in my oscar predictions and going with the films that, 1) I truly think will win, and 2) a couple of choices I believe should win. From the moment the nominations were announced it has been a

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Will Lincoln win best picture at this year’s Oscars? Could we be heading for something akin to the Oscars for the year 1974? Going into the big night, Chinatown (1974) and The Godfather Part II (1974) each had eleven nominations, but Chinatown (1974) had recently won the Golden Globe Award

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There was a time in the eighties when it was actually fashionable, acceptable even, to attack the work of Steven Spielberg, and believe me it was done more often than I care to remember. I never understood it because I have always believed Spielberg to be among our finest filmmakers.

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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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MusicMusic Review

Silva Screen Records has compiled a wonderful collection of some of the best film music from a wide range of 2012’s biggest releases.

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The Producers Guild of America (PGA) and, oddly enough, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) handed their highest honors to Ben Affleck’s Argo last weekend. (Wreck-It Ralph and Searching for Sugar Man won the top honors for animated and documentary features, respectively, with the former guild, and I expect them to repeat

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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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By John H. Foote Who else might have been deserving? In the history of the Academy Awards, since 1927, no single actor has managed to win three Academy Awards for Best Actor. Nine have won twice, while Jack Nicholson has won twice for Best Actor and once for Best Supporting

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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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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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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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