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Frontrunner Friday: Who’s On Top in the 2018 Oscar Race?

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Kathryn Bigelow’s Untitled Detroit Riots Projects remains on top this week, as does her pole position in Best Director. Release date announcements from The Weinstein Company on The Current War (Dec. 22) and Mary Magdalene (Nov. 24) spurred some change and movement for the two films and their acting prospects (Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix). TWC ...

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REVIEW: ‘Irrational Man’ (★★★)

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  After a joyful return to form with 2011’s Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen’s slump of To Rome with Love, Blue Jasmine (yes, as great as Cate Blanchett’s performance is, this too) and Magic in the Moonlight was beginning to worry me. Were we in for a down period as long as between Small Time Crooks and Match Point? Thankfully ...

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TRAILER: ‘Inherent Vice’ finally drops, plus the Pynchonian poster

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After much, much ado we have something! Warner Brothers has finally dropped the trailer for the incredibly elusive December 12th release, Inherent Vice, from Paul Thomas Anderson. The film is set to make its world premiere at the 52nd New York Film Festival next week and up to this point we’ve have not much to go off of: a few ...

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52nd New York Film Festival Trailer: First ‘Inherent Vice’ footage

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The 52nd New York Film Festival has dropped a pretty cool trailer and even has a few ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ moments from Warner Brothers‘ super under cover Paul Thomas Anderson flick Inherent Vice, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin and Benicio del Toro. The film will be the Centerpiece selection and everyone’s first look at the film. Also to ...

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Forum Oscar Poll Results – June 2014

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It’s time for a new round of AwardsWatch forum Oscar poll results! As always the numbers represent the percentage of total voters choosing that film, director or performance to be nominated and we’re going to look to June to see that, while Sony Pictures Classics’ Foxcatcher is retaining its #1 spot in Best Picture predictions, the trailer for Fox Searchlight‘s Birdman has ...

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Gold Rush Gang Oscar Predictions – May 2014

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  The new round of Gold Rush Gang Oscar predictions is up with some changes from last month, an increased strength for Foxcatcher after its success at Cannes and some films and performances dropping off the radar. Don’t forget to check the Gold Rush Gang charts to see who’s voting for whom and align yourself with the best of the ...

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Awardswatch’s Best Actor Nominee Rankings – 2000s Edition

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The Best Picture Rankings of the 2000s era nominees proved so popular that we’re back and this time counting down the Best Actor nominees! Awardswatch voters dug deep to analyze which Oscar nominated performances have stuck with us the most and which have been forgotten. Surprisingly, there were no ties in the Best Actor list. A huge thank you to ...

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Gold Rush Gang Oscar Predictions: April 2014

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April 2014 predictions from the best Oscar predictors in the business, The Gold Rush Gang, are here! In Best Picture, support for Big Eyes, Birdman, Foxcatcher, Inherent Vice and Interstellar is still strong. Unbroken is still trying to break into that top 5 but who would it unseat? Fury and Get On Up drop a bit, each losing one vote from last month. ...

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