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My Picks for the Best Films and Performances of 2017

Hey look, another Top 10 list. But wait, there’s more! Thinking about the films that I loved this year it was those that challenged me that I got the most from. Divisiveness wasn’t just in the political and social spectrums this year. Films like mother! and The Killing of a Sacred Deer split audiences. Even the new Star Wars found ...

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FINAL Golden Globe Nomination Predictions: Will Get Out Get In?

The Golden Globes are the first major televised awards show of the season and it all starts right here, with the nominations. Every year the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) must fend off jabs that the 90+ organization of foreign journalists (representing 55 countries) is nothing less than having a chance to hob-knob with stars but in the recent past ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (December Part 1)

Meryl is back! After allowing Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) a single month in the prediction sun, Streep is back with a vengeance for her fierce performance (and gold embroidered caftan) in the timely Spielberg film The Post. At the moment, we’ve had three major awards bodies announce 2017 winners: the National Board of Review, the Los Angeles Film Critics ...

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2017 Oscars: Final Slate of Presenters Including: Meryl Streep, Faye Dunaway, Jennifer Aniston, Octavia Spencer

JENNIFER ANISTON, JASON BATEMAN, WARREN BEATTY, SOFIA BOUTELLA, MATT DAMON, FAYE DUNAWAY, MICHAEL J. FOX, RYAN GOSLING, SALMA HAYEK, TARAJI P. HENSON, DEV PATEL, SETH ROGEN, OCTAVIA SPENCER, MERYL STREEP AND VINCE VAUGHN ANNOUNCED AS FINAL SLATE OF 89TH OSCARS® PRESENTERS  LOS ANGELES, CA – Oscar® producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for ...

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2017 Oscar Nominations: The Video Announcements

There were a lot of mixed feelings about the Oscar nomination presentation yesterday. Most seemed to feel the pre-recorded elements were sleepy and subdued and the energy and crackle of excitement from the press and publicists in the audience were sorely missed. I’m in agreement there. The alphabetized format from the somnambulant announcer gave little in the way of surprise. Only ...

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“In Conversation with…” at TIFF to feature Julianne Moore, Sarah Silverman, Salma Hayek, Matthew Weiner

  Formerly the Mavericks, the inaugural year of the Toronto International Film Festival’s new series In Conversation reveals chats with Oscar winner Julianne Moore, Oscar nominee Salma Hayek, Emmy winner Matthew Weiner and comedian and indie darling this year, Sarah Silverman. “Our In Conversation With… events always offer something unexpected. Whether it’s a personal anecdote, a surprising fact, or an ...

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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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