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Frontrunner Friday: Female Directors, Auteurs, Oscar Favorites and a WWII-heavy slate

Kathryn Bigelow’s Untitled Detroit Riots Project, Downsizing, The Post and Mudbound head up this week’s Frontrunner Friday So early, still so many predictions of the ‘good on paper’ variety but that isn’t stopping us from looking at what is or might be drawing buzz towards the march to Oscar next season. Kathryn Bigelow’s (still) Untitled Detroit Riots Project remains in the top ...

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Official Trailer for Martin Scorsese’s SILENCE

After a short-lived leak from MKT Distributors, Paramount Pictures has released the official first (only?) trailer for Martin Scorsese’s Silence and it was worth the wait. Featuring our first true looks at Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson, this labor of love is based on Shūsaku Endō‘s 1966 novel about a Portuguese Jesuit priest who is persecuted along with other ...

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‘Allied,’ with Oscar-winners Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, gets a trailer

The latest Oscar hopeful to start unveiling itself comes today in the form of the first trailer for Paramount’s Allied, starring Oscar winners Brad Pitt (12 Years a Slave) and Marion Cotillard (La vie en Rose). Allied, directed by Oscar-winner Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump) tells the true story of intelligence officer Max Vatan (Pitt) and French Resistance fighter Marianne Beausejour (Cotillard) ...

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The Big Short wins USC Scripter; Show Me a Hero Wins Inaugural TV Award

  To absolutely no one’s surprise, The Big Short won the 28th USC Scripter award on Saturday, marching its way to its inevitable WGA and Oscar wins for Adapted Screenplay. It bested three of the four nominees it’s up against at the Oscars, with The End of the Tour replaced by Carol there. Last year, The Imitation Game won here ...

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PGA Preview and Winner Prediction: Spotlight, The Revenant or The Big Short?

  The Producers Guild of America announces their winner this Saturday with the Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures and there are never been a more contentious year in recent memory as this one. There are three legitimate contenders for this prize in Spotlight, The Big Short and The Revenant. Even Mad Max: Fury Road ...

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Watch the Astonishing First Trailer for ‘Anomalisa’

  We’ve had a few glimpses of Oscar winner Charlie Kaufman’s stop-motion film Anomalisa and now we have the full trailer and it’s a stunner. Melancholy yet beautiful, it’s just what one would expect from the mind that created Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Being John Malkovich. The film is co-directed by Duke Johnson (Mary Shelley’s Frankenhole) and ...

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