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The Oscars Still Has a Woman Problem

Hidden Figures was the top-grossing Best Picture nominee this year but 2004's Million Dollar Baby is still the last Best Picture winner fronted by a woman

  Hidden Figures was the top-grossing Best Picture nominee this year but 2004’s Million Dollar Baby is still the last Best Picture winner to be fronted by a woman This year’s Oscars, both in nominations and wins, saw a breakthrough in non-white talent in front of and behind the camera. From Moonlight to Fences to Hidden Figures, the diversity pledge ...

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REVIEW: ‘Into the Woods’

James Corden and Meryl Streep go Into the Woods

Stephen Sondheim’s musical treatment of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales has been all but canonized by lovers of “highbrow” musical theatre. As such, the selection of Rob Marshall to helm the film adaption of Sondheim’s Into the Woods was not a that inspired much confidence: his disappointing Nine drew glaring attention to his repetitive tricks and ticks as a director ...

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TRAILER: Final trailer for ‘Into the Woods’

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Here it is, the final trailer for the Disney musical adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical, Into the Woods. The film, directed by Rob Marshall, stars Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, Anna Kendrick and Johnny Depp. It opens Christmas Day. And just to add some Oscar trivia to this, former Gold Rush Gang member Dennis compiled a quick list of recent ...

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Awardswatch’s Best Actress Nominee Rankings – 2000s Edition

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As promised, after yesterday’s Best Actor nominee rankings comes everyone’s true favorite, Best Actress. And again, some surprising results are in store. Where will Meryl Streep’s many performances land? Or Kate Winslet? Or Judi Dench? Prepare yourself. Wigs will be snatched. Faves will be slayed. Here are the hints: 1. Two performances received no votes. 2. One actress has two of her ...

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Awardswatch’s Best Picture Nominee Rankings – 2000s Edition

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If there’s anything Awardswatch loves as much as awards and actressing (or omg, awards for actressing!) it’s lists. What we have for you today is a COMPLETE and DEFINITIVE list of every Best Picture nominated film of the 2000s. From the loved to the reviled. From the films that were flashes in the zeitgeist pan to those that have stood ...

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