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Oscar Podcast #54: Post-Cannes Wrap Up and the State of the Oscar Race

Finally! After two months of no podcasts, I return for #54 with special guests Júlia Guimaraes and David Acacia. David is an AW member as well as a member of the International Cinephile Society. He guested on last year’s post-Cannes podcast and he’s back to spill some tea on his faves, what he didn’t like and the general ‘meh’ feeling ...

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Cannes 2017: Did Any of the Winners Start Their Oscar Campaigns?

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival has wrapped with more than a few surprises when the winners were announced at the Closing Ceremony last night. Many had expected the French 90s-era AIDS drama 120 Battements par minute (Beats Per Minute) from Robin Campillo to triumph but that film ended up with the Grand Prize of the Jury (2nd place, essentially) while ...

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

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’ (★★★)

  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

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

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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