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Poster for Mike Leigh’s ‘Peterloo’ plus first clip

In this first clip of Peterloo, Mike Leigh portrays one of the bloodiest episodes in British history, the infamous Peterloo Massacre of 1819, where government-backed cavalry charged into a peaceful crowd of over 60,000 that gathered in Manchester, England to demand democratic reform. The film is written and directed by Mike Leigh and stars Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil Bell, …

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Trailer for Mike Leigh’s ‘Peterloo’

Peterloo is latest film from 7-time Academy Award nominee Mike Leigh (Secrets and Lies, Happy-Go-Lucky), detailing the bloodiest episodes in British history, the infamous Peterloo Massacre of 1819, where government-backed cavalry charged into a peaceful crowd of 80,000 that gathered in Manchester, England to demand democratic reform. Written and directed by Leigh, the film stars Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Neil …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: ADAPTED and ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY (October)

The Mule (Warner Bros) The top 4 of If Beale Street Could Talk, BlacKkKlansman, Can You Ever Forgive Me? and Boy Erased hold tight this month as Widows creeps back up and A Star Is Born finds a closer spot in the top 10.  Beautiful Boy falls out of the top 5 for the first time, despite the film’s strong …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: ADAPTED and ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY (September)

If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna) I’m still holding on to Spike Lee pulling off a competitive Oscar win with BlacKkKlansman but Barry Jenkins is a real threat to win this category again with If Beale Street Could Talk, which was the first runner-up for the People’s Choice Award at Toronto last weekend.  Beautiful Boy, A Star Is Born and …

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Frontrunner Friday: Venice and Telluride give us glimpses of Oscar gold

We’re just a few days into Venice and we’ve already got eyes on three major Oscar hopefuls in First Man, ROMA and The Favourite and A Star Is Born sounds like it’s going to be a winner, too. [Chart updated and ASIB reviews added] For this week’s Frontrunner Friday, those notices move some things around a little bit compared to last …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE (August)

Does the Academy’s new ‘Popular Film’ category put the Best Picture chances for Disney’s Black Panther in jeopardy? Black Panther’s fate hangs in the balance It’s impossible to discuss this month’s Best Picture predictions without first addressing the hugely controversial decision by the Academy’s Board of Governors last week to vote on and approve a new category that will take effect …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (August)

Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman (Focus Features) Spike Lee Still On Top Spike Lee remains at #1 with BlacKkKlansman, which just opened in theaters last weekend. It’s one of only two films in my top 10 this month that’s even been seen yet. The reviews are in for BlacKkKlansman and they’re overwhelmingly positive with many calling it the director’s best work to date. …

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