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Oscar Profile: Dunkirk

Dunkirk Warner Bros – 7/21 Dir: Christopher Nolan Cast: Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, Harry Styles, Fionn Whitehead, Cillian Murphy What It’s About: Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Pros: Christopher Nolan doing a WWII story that stars two ...

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Oscar Profile: Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 Warner Bros. – 10/6 Dir: Denis Villeneuve Cast: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Robin Wright, Jared Leto, Mackenzie Davis, Ana de Armas What It’s About: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions – BEST PICTURE (March)

Moonlight‘s surprise win in Best Picture just over a week ago should have lit a fire under the collective asses of Oscar predictors. Defying all possible odds to best the perceived frontrunner (even with its weak spots)  means the Academy was ready for something different and weren’t about to be told what was going to win. Does that mean the ...

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The DUNKIRK Trailer, and yes, Harry Styles is in it

Just days after the release of its poster (below), Warner Bros. has given us the first trailer for Christopher Nolan’s attempt at the Oscar with DUNKIRK. The trailer, as it is, feels like any number of war films and Nolan definitely seems to be striving for the legitimacy of the Academy Awards that Steven Spielberg hunted for before coming out ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE (October)

Not a lot of major changes this month other than La La Land locking in its Best Picture frontrunner status with a perfect score of 100 from the Gold Rush Gang. Billy Lynn remains at #2. Manchester by the Sea swaps with Silence for the #3 and #4 spot with Moonlight, Arrival, Fences, Sully and Lion rounding out the top 10 once again. ...

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First Trailer and Poster for Ben Affleck’s ‘Live By Night’

Ben Affleck’s fourth film as a director, Live By Night, has a first trailer and poster although, curiously, it’s the UK version and not an official US version that will be attached to Sully this weekend. It carries a 2017 release date and although that is also true for its US release, it seems that Warner Bros is holding on ...

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When Oscar Bait Fails: How Film Festival Response Makes or Breaks a Film

  What has happened to this Oscar season? The Toronto International Film Festival, currently underway, is normally the jumping off point, or in some cases the breeding ground, for the season’s major Oscar players and for the most part many of them are here. But one by one, they’ve been shot down, bang bang. Hype and hope collided and didn’t ...

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