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Oscar Podcast #57: Entering Awards Season Without a Frontrunner

It’s the first Oscar podcast after the big summer film festivals – Venice, Telluride and Toronto – and usually by now we have a frontrunner. But not this year. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water won the Golden Lion at Venice and Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won the People’s Choice Award at Toronto. Both are from ...

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Official Trailer for Noah Baumbach’s The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

From Academy Award-nominated writer/director Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale, Frances Ha), The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is the emotional and comic intergenerational tale of adult siblings (Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, and Elizabeth Marvel) contending with the long shadow their strong-willed father (Two-time Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman) has cast over their lives.  With an original screenplay by ...

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Oscar Podcast #55: New Academy Members, Fall Festivals and July Oscar Predictions

This 55th Oscar podcast I’m joined by no less than three esteemed Gold Rush Gang members – Jason Osiason, Richard Anthony and Matt Dinn. We open on a discussion of the 774 Academy invitees announced two weeks ago and some of the backlash against names some felt were diluting the membership. We talk about how last year’s new group impacted Moonlight‘s Best Picture win this ...

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New ‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Featurette

This new featurette for one of the most anticipated films of the fall, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, gives us new insight into director Ang Lee’s choice to film the movie in 3D, 4K and at 120 frames per second. Trying to create a revolutionary, completely immersive experience in a drama as opposed to a sci-fi blockbuster like we’re used ...

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Trailer and Poster for Kelly Reichardt’s CERTAIN WOMEN

The trailer and poster for Kelly Reichardt’s new film Certain Women, starring Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams, Laura Dern, about the lives of three women in a small northwestern town are here and they both look and feel like lived in Reichardt. Certain Women is the third collaboration between Reichardt and Williams (previously with Wendy and Lucy, Meek’s Cutoff) and her first ...

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First Trailer for Amazon Studios’ ‘Manchester by the Sea’

One of the most anticipated films of the awards season has dropped its first trailer. Manchester by the Sea, from writer-director Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count on Me, Margaret), details the story of Lee Chandler (Oscar-nominee Casey Affleck, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford), a handyman whose brother suddenly dies, leaving him with the potential guardianship of ...

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