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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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Frameline 39: Tab Hunter, I Am Michael and 6 Others to Watch

  Frameline39, the 39th San Francisco Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival is just days away and I have your list of MUST watch films and events for the 11 day event, which culminates at the Pride Festival on Sunday the 28th. ALTO (Mikki del Monico) A lesbian gangster movie? Yep, that’s right. When Francesca del Vecchio, an aspiring singer ...

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Frameline 39: San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival Announces Lineup

Frameline, the world’s oldest and largest LGBTQ film festival has announced its ambitious lineup for Frameline 39 and features the world premiere of Justin Kelly’s film I Am Michael, starring James Franco and Zachary Quinto. The festival will also see the Bay Area premiere of Tab Hunter Confidential from award-winning documentarian Jeffrey Schwarz, who will be receiving the Frameline Award. Established ...

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2015 Oscars: Who Will Host the 87th Academy Awards?

It’s mid-September and the Oscar season is in its first lap with the Venice, Telluride and Toronto film festivals wrapped up but we still don’t have any word on who the Oscar host for the 87th Academy Awards will be. Recently we’ve known as early as August and the first week of October. We know that Craig Zadan and Neil ...

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AwardsWatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2013

Yeah, it’s March but AwardsWatch has another 2013 list! It’s our Favorite Performances of 2013 and it was a hard fought, nail-biter with Oscar nominees, a shocking Oscar-winning snub, great non-English language film performances and a few other surprises. Special thanks to Vincent Teo for organizing the tournament and tabulation of the ballots and Matthew Kelley Rand for the graphics. ...

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AwardsWatch’s INOCA (International Online Cinema Awards) Nominations

AwardsWatch’s own awards extravaganza, the INOCAs, announced nominations for our 2013 awards with 12 Years a Slave leading the pack with 12 nominations. Gravity and Her followed with nine apiece. The INOCAs are a long-standing forum tradition where we collectively show the entire film community what really are the best movies/performances/achievements of the year. With a voting body made up ...

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Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Assocation DORIAN Award Winners

HOLLYWOOD, CA / Tuesday, January 21, 2014 — In an awards season marked by a neck-and-neck run for best film honors, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association named director Steve McQueen’s tragic slavery-era drama 12 Years a Slave as their annual Dorian Awards’ pick for Film of the Year. The group’s Dorian Award for Film Performance of the Year ...

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