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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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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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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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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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11 of Screen Invasion’s writers came together to rank the best movies of 2013. Nearly 60 movies were named overall, but 13 landed on top!

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There’s a scene in The Wolf of Wall Street, Martin Scorsese’s (Shutter Island, Casino, Goodfellas, Raging Bull, Taxi Driver, Mean Streets) latest film – his first since the underwhelming Hugo two years ago – where the central character, Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), falls into spastic fits at a country club

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The Wolf of Wall Street is sure to be one of the years best films and the soundtrack is definitely up there as one of the best movie soundtracks of the year.

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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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We’re now less than a month away (December 25) from The Wolf of Wall Street, so we thought we’d take a close look at the trailer. Directed by Martin Scorsese, best known for classics like Taxi Driver (1976) and Goodfellas (1990), the movie will be his fifth collaboration with actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

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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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Blue is the Warmest Color, Abdellatif Kechiche’s drama about a romance between two young women, took to four screens this weekend and opened with $100,316. That’s $25,079 for each screen, a better average than Michael Haneke’s Amour, the drama about an elderly woman and her husband that earned five Oscar

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Surprise: Another film we thought would contend for Oscars this year got bumped to next year, as Sony moved The Monuments Men to 2014. Apparently there wasn’t enough time to finish the visual effects. This move might give the distributor’s upcoming American Hustle more room to breathe. Monuments director George

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Before heading into this week’s analysis, one should note that six films we assume are Oscar contenders remain unseen: American Hustle, Lone Survivor, Out of the Furnace, Saving Mr. Banks, and The Wolf of Wall Street. (The lattermost might not arrive this year, but distributor Paramount hopes it will be

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