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2018 Cannes: Benicio del Toro is President of Un Certain Regard Jury

The man who will preside over the fate of the Un Certain Regard Jury is not only a film lover but a brilliant actor, entirely devoted to his art. Eight years ago, along with Tim Burton, Benicio del Toro and his fellow members of the Jury selected Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Uncle Boonmee (The One Who Can Recall His Past Lives) as the winner ...

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2016 Oscars: 88th Academy Awards Details and Presenters

Oscars producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today the first slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live Oscar® Sunday, February 28, on ABC. First Slate of Presenters and Performers Benicio Del Toro Tina Fey Whoopi Goldberg Ryan Gosling Kevin Hart Lady Gaga (with an introduction by Vice President Joe Biden) Sam Smith ...

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Shocks and Surprises We Could See at Tomorrow’s Oscar Nominations

We know that every year we have huge surprise nominees and even more, shocking snubs, at the Oscar nominations. This year, the craziest year I think I’ve ever seen in my years of Oscar watching, is going to prove no different. Although, the craziness of this season could be preparing us for those shocks. Best Picture alone is a stressful ...

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2016 Oscars: Trying to Crack the BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Code (“Would it help?”)

  For all of the unpredictability this Oscar season has provided, nothing stands as more of a mystery than the Best Supporting Actor race. There are quite literally 10 actors ranging from co-leads to bit roles, coming from likely Best Picture nominees and likely one-off nominations for their films. We’ve got schemers and villains, spies and despots. Heroes and musical ...

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Kansas City Critics: Sicario is Top Nommed; The Revenant, Mad Max, Ex Machina Hit

  The Kansas City Film Critics Circle, the second oldest film critic organization in the country, released their nominees for the 50th Annual James Loutzenhiser Awards, recognizing the best in film for 2015. Sicario came out on top with five mentions; Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Emily Blunt), Best Supporting Actor (Benicio Del Toro) and Best Original Screenplay. It’s ...

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Gold Rush Gang 2016 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (August)

Robert De Niro (Joy) sees his lead increase, putting his vote total to a near perfect score and maintaining his #1 status. His strength in this race has been one of the most consistent in the early season. His Oscar comeback in Silver Linings Playbook (also from #1 director David O. Russell) could have put him on track for a ...

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Gold Rush Gang 2016 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (July)

Robert De Niro (Joy) continues his pretty comfortable lead on his nearest competitor, Tom Hardy (The Revenant) and actually increases a bit. De Niro is starting to feel like a winner even before a trailer or production still from Joy has been released (watch for the trailer to drop next week). Strange, right? The thing is, even though De Niro ...

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2016 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR – May 2015

After a recent script review of 20th Century Fox‘s Joy it was revealed that Robert De Niro’s part in the film is the stuff of Oscar dreams. He holds a commanding lead on 1st place this month (although Kenneth might have something to say about that…) with The Revenant‘s Tom Hardy giving good chase, also from 20th Century Fox. He ...

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