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Can Kate Winslet Come Back to Oscar with The Dressmaker?

  It’s been a while since Kate Winslet won her Oscar for The Reader (2009, to be exact) and she hasn’t been nominated since. Interesting, coming off the fact that she had secured six nominations up to that point; three of them in a four year span leading up to her win. Was her thirst for an Oscar so complete ...

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Sony Pictures Classics Gives ‘Grandma’ a poster and an Oscar Push

Sony Pictures Classics has released the poster for their August release Grandma, starring Lily Tomlin. And hey, quote blurbs from our friends Nathaniel Rogers at The Film Experience and Clayton Davis at Awards Circuit. Good on you, boys. The poster comes just ahead of the news that Sony/Tri-Star has just pulled Nicholas Hytner’s The Lady in the Van (starring Oscar winner ...

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences sets the submission dates for 88th Oscars

  Scientific and Technical Awards: Friday, July 10th Documentary Short Subject: Tuesday, Sept. 1st Documentary Feature: Monday, Sept. 21st Animated Short Film: Thursday, Oct. 1st Foreign Language Film: Thursday, Oct. 1st Animated Feature Film: Friday, Oct. 30th Original Score: Wednesday, Dec. 2nd Original Song: Wednesday, Dec. 2nd General Entry Form: Wednesday, Dec. 2nd The submission process can be initiated online ...

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Full-length trailer for ‘Bridge of Spies’ feels VERY IMPORTANT

A new, full-length trailer for Dreamworks‘ Bridge of Spies dropped and it’s full of DUN-DUN music cues to let you know that it’s about SOMETHING VERY IMPORTANT. The October release has Oscar feels all over it but I can’t help but think it might turn out to be an empty shell. Spielberg’s last film, 2012’s Lincoln was real Oscar gold, ...

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Queen of the Desert Trailer #2 (Nicole Kidman, Robert Pattinson) and more

A new, 3-minute trailer has emerged for Werner Herzog’s sand dune epic Queen of the Desert starring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damien Lewis and Robert Pattinson. It’s big and lush and features the well-placed (if overused piece of trailer music) piece from The Thin Red Line by Hans Zimmer (“Silence”) that will be easily recognizable. The new trailer offers quite ...

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Michael Fassbender “plays the orchestra” in new ‘Steve Jobs’ trailer

  The full length trailer for Universal Pictures’ Steve Jobs from Oscar winners Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) and Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) has dropped, revealing much more of Oscar nominee Michael Fassbender’s performance and an extended look at Oscar winner Kate Winslet as Joanna Hoffman, former marketing chief of Macintosh, Seth Rogen, who co-founded Apple and Jeff Daniels, as former Apple ...

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Universal Doubles Down on Tom Hardy Twin Flick with a Poster and Trailer

Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road, The Dark Knight Rises) plays legendary London gangster brothers Ronnie and Reggie Kray in the Universal Pictures release Legend, which sees a one-two punch of a new trailer and poster today. Ronnie and Reggie Kray dominated organized crime in London in the 1960s and with the help of the American mafia became instant celebrities ...

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Academy Makes Rule Changes, But Not the One You Think

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) met yesterday and had a few things to say about the 88th Academy Awards. After much chatter (apparently from a small section of the group), the Oscars will not go back to a 5-nominee slate for Best Picture but keep things as they are, with a ...

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