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2018 Berlin Film Festival Review: ‘Isle of Dogs’

Synopsis: In Japan, after a wave of dog-flu hits the city’s dogs, they are all exiled to trash island. Meanwhile, one of the dog’s owners decides to rescue his now exiled dog and goes on a perilous journey to get him back. In one of his most ambitious films to date, Wes Anderson once again employs stop-motion animation to tell ...

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AW’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2015 – The Shortlist

  It’s almost time for AwardsWatch 50 Favorite Performances list but for now, I have the hot off the presses shortlist of eligible players. Now, in order to qualify for the shortlist and eventual final list, you only needed to show up on two ballots but even then you’ll see some shocking snubs and delightful inclusions. Take a lesson, Academy, ...

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2016 Oscars Theme: We All Dream in Gold

The theme for the 2016 Oscars has been revealed just two days ahead of the nomination announcement: We All Dream in Gold. With it comes a new clip and a wave of posters featuring Lupita Nyong’o, Jamie Foxx and Meryl Streep. Look further though and you might notice something; the Oscars, with this campaign, seem to be trying very hard ...

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REVIEW: Trainwreck (★★★½)

  In the opening scene of Trainwreck, the new film directed by Judd Apatow, two young girls are told by their father “Monogamy isn’t realistic” and they feed the line back to him as a mantra.  It’s the setup for grown-up Amy’s strict one-night stand lifestyle as an adult and the jumping off point for the funniest, smartest, most hilarious ...

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Awardswatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2014: The Shortlist

The shortlist for Awardswatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2014 is here! Short being a relative term as a total of 107 performances made the list. Can you name them all? A huge thanks to forum member alilou for compiling and running this year-end contest. Some statistics regarding Phase I: • 55 ballots were received • 183 different performances were mentioned ...

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AwardsWatch’s International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) Nominations: Grand Budapest Hotel, Under the Skin, Gone Girl Score

Just when you thought there weren’t any more film nominations… AwardsWatch’s International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) nominations are in there will be equal parts joy, confusion and seething rage at some of the choices. With a voting block based on the Awardswatch forum community, the nominations run from eclectic and obscure (check out Best Supporting Actor) to mainstream in some of ...

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