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Oscar 2014: Nine Foreign Language Films on Short List

Nine foreign-language feature films will advance to the next round of voting for the 87th Academy Awards, after 83 films were originally considered in the category. Films that made the cut include talked-about entries like Poland’s “Ida,” Russia’s “Leviathan,” Sweden’s “Force Majeure” and Argentinian comedy “Wild Tales” as well as “Timbuktu,” the first-ever Oscar submission […]

Jobs: Biopic to Star Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet is in negotiations for the female lead in Universal’s “Jobs,” the biopic of the late Steve Jobs. Michael Fassbender is set to play Jobs, while Seth Rogen is on board to play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Danny Boyle will direct. Aaron Sorkin penned the script with Scott Rudin, Mark Gordon and Guymon Casady […]

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Oscar 2014: Jennifer Anniston, Frontrunner in Best Actress Race?

Jennifer Aniston, still best known for the long-running TV “Friends” and a series of romantic comedies, is the talk of the town right now. Anniston has now received a trifecta of kudos: nominations for best actress from the Screen Actirs Guild (SAG), Golden Globe, and the Critics’ Choice Awards.  An Oscar nomination seems likely to follow […]

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KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE – Red Band Trailer 3

Directed by Matthew Vaughn. Starring Colin Firth, Michael Caine, and Taron Egerton. 20th Century Fox releasing on February 13, 2015. Share this:

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Hollywood 2014: Sony Cancels Theatrical Release of The Interview

Sony Pictures Entertainment has pulled the planned Christmas Day release of “The Interview.”

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Oscar 2014: Ava DuVernay–First African American Director to be Nominated???

Only two other African-Americans, both male, have been nominated in the best director category at the Globes: Spike Lee for Do The Right Thing and Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave.

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Oscar 2014: Nine Foreign Language Films on Short List

Nine foreign-language feature films will advance to the next round of voting for the 87th Academy Awards, after 83 films were originally considered in the category. Films that made the cut include talked-about entries like Poland’s “Ida,” Russia’s “Leviathan,” Sweden’s “Force Majeure” and Argentinian comedy “Wild Tales” as well as “Timbuktu,” the first-ever Oscar submission […]

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Oscar History: 70 Years Ago—It Happened One Night (1934)

A sleeper, It Happened One Night swept the most important Oscars, including Best Picture, and made Frank Capra the most significant Hollywood director of the Depression era.

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Oscar History: Cavalcade (1933)–Noel Coward’s Oscar-Winning Melodrama

“Cavalcade,” the Best Picture Oscar winner of 1932-3, was Fox’s most prestigious and most important production to date. But did it deserve to win Oscar gold?

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Hollywood 2014: Clooney on Sony Hack Attack–Censorship and Free Speech

The truth of the matter is, of course, you should be able to make any movie you want–George Clooney