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2018 Fall Festivals: Where We Are in the Oscar Race

The main fall festivals, Venice, Telluride and Toronto, always clue us in on how the studios position their 4th quarter films in terms of box office and/or awards contention. The past decade has seen every Best Picture Oscar winner since 2008’s Slumdog Millionaire play at Telluride and is the last stat standing in terms of using history to predict a …

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2019 Oscars: Official Submissions for the Foreign Language Film Oscar

This is the official submission list for countries entering the Foreign Language Film Oscar race for the 91st Academy Awards. The list will be updated with news, trivia and statistics as new announcements are made. This list also includes possible submissions and ‘Other Contenders’ from countries before they’ve been announced. Any changes or additions will be added as announced officially. …

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2019 Oscars: With RBG, Mr. Rogers and Whitney Houston, box office and popularity are shaping the Documentary Feature Oscar race

We may only be halfway through the year but we’ve already got a handful of high-profile Documentary Feature Oscar contenders and, in difference from normal years, they’re also box office hits. Both RBG, about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, about famed children’s television personality Fred Rogers (Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood) have enjoyed boffo box …

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Plan B and Annapurna to produce Miranda July’s next film

Los Angeles, CA (March 15, 2018) – Miranda July is set to start production on her latest film in late May. The film follows the story of Old Dolio and how her world is turned upside down when her criminal parents invite an outsider to join their biggest heist yet. The project will be July’s third film and first she …

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‘Sorry to Bother You’ trailer and character posters of Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Armie Hammer and more

A huge hit at Sundance and the feature film debut from writer/director Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You offers you an alternate present-day version of Oakland, CA where a telemarketer discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a macabre universe. Sorry to Bother You boasts a killer cast that includes Lakeith Stanfield (Get Out) Tessa Thompson (Thor: Ragnarok), Terry …

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‘Christine’ trailer starring Rebecca Hall and Michael C. Hall

The true story of Christine Chubbuck shocked the nation and changed the landscape of television forever. It also allegedly provided part of the inspiration for Paddy Chayefsky’s script for the 1976 satire on the television industry, the Oscar-winning film Network. Set in 1974, Christine tells the story of an ambitious news reporter named Christine Chubbuck (Hall) who is relentlessly motivated to …

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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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