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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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2015 AW Forum Emmy Nominations: Mad Men, Inside Amy Schumer, Transparent Rule

  The 2015 Awardswatch Emmys, a forum-based voting block, has chosen their nominations for the 2014-2015 television season and Mad Men has come roaring back to a field-best 9 nominations in its final season. Comedy Central and FX saw huge numbers with The Americans, Justified, Broad City and Inside Amy Schumer grabbing a total of 27 nominations among those four ...

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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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Frameline39 Announces Festival Award Winners

Following a fantastic 10-day run of over 180 films by, for and about the LGBT community, and on the heels of the landmark SCOTUS decision on Friday, San Francisco’s Frameline39 wrapped up last night with the announcement of their juried and audience awards for the 39th festival. In the Grayscale, the erotic Chilean mid-life coming of age film, won the ...

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