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Telluride: ‘The Front Runner’ is most definitely not

Jason Reitman’s second film of 2018 after his critically raved Tully this spring is not being met with quite the same response, unfortunate that a film called The Front Runner looks to be anything but.  The Front Runner follows the rise and fall of Senator Gary Hart (Hugh Jackman), who captured the imagination of young voters and was considered the …

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Hugh Jackman is Gary Hart in ‘The Front Runner’

A political scandal that changed the way we see and report American politics forever. Academy Award nominee Hugh Jackman stars as the charismatic politician Gary Hart for Academy Award-nominated director Jason Reitman in the The Front Runner. The film follows the rise and fall of Senator Hart, who captured the imagination of young voters and was considered the overwhelming front runner for the …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR (August)

Lucas Hedges in Boy Erased (Focus Features) Lucas wedges into the top spot For the first time since my 2019 Oscar predictions began, Christian Bale has been relegated to, well, the Backseat. Lucas Hedges has emerged at the new frontrunner for Best Actor with his TIFF and Telluride-bound Boy Erased. This wasn’t an easy leap to make, putting a 21-year …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR (April) – Bale’s VP is VIP

Christian Bale (Untitled Dick Cheney biopic) holds onto the #1 spot, a phrase I feel like I will repeat quite often this year. Despite just having a Best Actor statue go to another actor with a ‘fat’ transformation biopic, Bale is an exception because he actually physically transforms his body rather than adding on a fat suit and makeup. His …

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2019 Oscars: The Best Actor Contenders (March)

This year’s crop of Best Actor contenders looks like it will largely come from previous Oscar nominees and winners with a smattering of first-timers ready, and certainly willing, to break through. Top of the list is Christian Bale, a Supporting Actor winner for 2010’s The Fighter. He’s looking for a lead win playing Dick Cheney, the most controversial Vice President …

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Oscar Podcast #61: Golden Globe Winner Predictions

This 61st podcast is focused on the Golden Globe Awards this Sunday, January 7th and our winner predictions. I am joined by Gold Rush Gang member Matt Dinn and we break down what is one of the most competitive, up in the air awards seasons in years, in almost every category. Will there be a sweep like La La Land last year …

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