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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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Awards, Fests, and Campaigns Disney will push Saving Mr. Banks, which had a great stateside debut at the AFI Fest, as a drama at the Golden Globes. Most of us thought the film, which examines Walt Disney and P.L. Travers’ disagreements about 1964’s Mary Poppins, would contend in the musical

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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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Welcome to the Oscars Invasion, our Academy Awards Live-Blog! Stay tuned for all of the snark and commentary. View all of our Oscar posts here so you can be prepared for the Oscars Invasion. Follow along with the invasion on Twitter by adding the following hash tag to your tweets

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Its the academy awards this week so we chop up all things Oscar related, including gift bags for losers and who we think will win and what not. We also gloss over the Playstation 4, Google Glass, 131 reasons why the everyday Hulk got mad and talk about the Glasgow

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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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If you can’t picture Aisha Tyler by her name, you’ve certainly could by her voice. She is currently busy voicing Lana Kane on the hit FX show Archer, which we recap every week!  Well on Sunday, you can look forward to hearing her unique voice in the cyber world, as she has announced

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Mondo is celebrating the Oscars, they have released three cool posters as part of their 2nd annual Oscar series. The posters included are for Les Miserables, ParaNorman and The Master. Each poster is simply epic, but The Master by Laurent Durieux is my favorite. Keep reading to check out the Mondo Oscar posters. Which

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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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This week we have some Oscar nominated releases with Argo and Anna Karenina plus some other awesome releases: Game of Thrones: The Complete Second Season and Sinister. The Oscars are coming up in a few days and Argo is pretty much the front runner for Best Picture, thanks to a

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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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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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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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Even the most carefully-composed Oscar ballots can be thrown into disarray by the Short Film categories, a triad of perennially underseen and impossible-to-predict awards lumped together in some obscure corner of the TV broadcast.  And that’s a shame.  Not only have several past winners gone on to make their mark

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By John H. Foote Do you think they have looked over the list of nominees, admitted their obvious errors and would be interested in doing it all over again? Do you think they have watched the Golden Globes, the BFCA and Producers Guild with keen interest, wondering how they blew

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