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Can Natalie Portman Crash the Best Actress Ball with Jackie?

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May I Have This Dance? Natalie Portman has her eyes set on Oscar #2 with her rave reviews in ‘Jackie’ Yesterday, Jackie debuted at the Venice Film Festival to shockingly great reviews, most of all for its star Natalie Portman. The film, about the immediate aftermath of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, has been a bit of a mystery this ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTOR (September)

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As we saw with Best Picture and Best Director, we see in Best Actor for Nate Parker (The Birth of a Nation). He was #1 last month and now he’s down to #7 and barely hanging on. But again, these predictions for him and his film are purely reactions and gut feelings based on August and could change if the ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE (September)

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Boy, can a lot change in a month. Last month, The Birth of a Nation was tied with Silence at #2 for Best Picture but with the fallout of his 1999 rape controversy being at the forefront of the film’s press and Parker handling it quite disastrously (as is Fox Searchlight) the film plummets this month. As always, our predictions ...

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Telluride Review Roundup: Moonlight, Bleed for This, Manchester by the Sea

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Three major Oscar contenders hit Telluride this weekend; Moonlight, Bleed for This and Manchester by the Sea. The first two were seen for the first time, Manchester debuted earlier this year at Sundance. To say the reviews for A24’s Moonlight are rapturous would be an understatement. As of this writing, the film holds on to a perfect 100 score on ...

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

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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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New Trailer for ‘La La Land’ Features Original Song “Audition”

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A new trailer for Damien Chazelle’s highly anticipated follow-up to Whiplash, La La Land, is here and with it a glimpse at another of the modern-day musical’s original songs. Like the first teaser, which gave us Ryan Gosling’s piano tinkling and his vocals on “City of Stars,” the new teaser gives us Emma Stone singing “Audition,” as she shrugs and shuffles ...

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OFFICIAL International and US ‘Arrival’ Trailers plus 10 New Posters

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The Arrival blitz from Paramount is hitting like an alien invasion after the first stills and teaser were released last week and now with an official US and International trailer dropping today along with 10, count ’em 10 alien ship posters of the vessels in various world locales. Based on the short story “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang, ARRIVAL ...

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