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‘Mary Poppins Returns’ in first trailer and poster

Disney has been making a mint going back to the well of some of its most famous properties, most recently with the live action version of Beauty and the Beast which earned over $500M domestically and was nominated for two Oscars this year. Coming this Christmas is Mary Poppins Returns and it looks like a winner. This sequel features a …

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‘The Shape of Water’ is NOT a conventional Best Picture winner

I suppose it was inevitable. Almost immediately after Guillermo del Toro’s adult fantasy The Shape of Water was announced as Best Picture by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway came the claims that somehow its win was ‘conventional’ or ‘safe.’ Was it conventional in theme – underdog triumphing over a greater evil – sure. But in subject and execution – absolutely …

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2018 Oscars: ‘Shape of Water’ wins Best Pic; Jordan Peele makes history

  After one of the wildest awards seasons in years; a strange combination of rubber-stamped acting winners and a completely up in the air Best Picture race, Guillermo del Toro’s adult fairy tale The Shape of Water came out triumphant, winning Best Picture, Director, Score and Production Design. The Shape of Water came into the Oscars with wins from the …

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Check out the Oscars stage ahead of this Sunday’s Academy Awards

Lush, lavish and lovely. This year’s Oscars stage is dripping with luxurious style and over 45 million Swarovski crystals in one of the most elaborate single use stage pieces ever produced. It was created by famed Tony and Emmy-winning designer Derek McLane, in his sixth year as the show’s set creator and what we’ll see will be a range of …

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Berlin Film Festival Wrap-up: Our Top 10 Favorite Films

Over the past 12 days, we’ve watched over 25 films at the Berlin Film Festival, a wonderful opportunity to enjoy some of the most daring, authentic and unique films from all around the world. As we leave Berlin and look forward to Cannes, here’s our round-up of the best 10 films we saw and loved at the Berlinale. Check out …

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Why Should I Care About the Oscars?

Earlier this week, my very patient and supportive husband asked me this question. He doesn’t really watch movies very much anymore. He’s not that interested in seeing Gary Oldman or James Ivory win Oscars after long and prolific careers. He hasn’t even seen Call Me By Your Name. I’m on the opposite end, obviously – I’ve seen it five times. …

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2018 Oscars: Jane Fonda, Jodie Foster, Nicole Kidman, Rita Moreno, Lupita Nyong’o added to presenters list

LOS ANGELES, CA – Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced additional presenters for the 90th Oscars® telecast.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network. Click here and here for the previously announces lists of presenters. The additional presenters, including past Oscar® winners and nominees, are Emily Blunt, Sandra Bullock, Dave Chappelle, …

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‘Darkest Hour’ Tops Makeup and Hairstyling Guild Awards

The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards (MUAHS, IATSE Local 706) last night announced winners of its Annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards in 23 categories of film, television, commercials and live theater. Winners in the film categories include “DARKEST HOUR,” “PITCH PERFECT 3,” “I, TONYA” and “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol 2.” Television winners include “GAME …

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‘Dunkirk’ wins Cinema Audio Society (CAS) top sound mixing award

Dunkirk has won the Cinema Audio Society (CAS) award for sound mixing for a live-action motion picture, beating out strong competition from the likes of Baby Driver, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Shape of Water. The WWII film also won the Sound award at BAFTA last week and is up for the same award (with the same competition) …

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