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62nd SFFILM Festival lineup includes Lulu Wang’s ‘The Farewell,’ Olivia Wilde’s ‘Booksmart,’ tributes to Claire Denis, Laura Linney and more

The cast of Lulu Wang’s feature film debut THE FAREWELL. L to R: Jiang Yongbo, Aoi Mizuhara, Chen Han, Tzi Ma, Awkwafina, Li Xiang, Lu Hong, Zhao Shuzhen. Courtesy of Big Beach. The lineup of the 62nd SFFILM Festival (April 10-23)), the longest running film festival in the US, has revealed its full slate including Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, which …

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91st Oscars: The Stats, Trivia and History

Ruth E. Carter (Getty Images)Hannah Beachler (Getty Images) It was a banner year for breaking records, setting new ones and trivia that we’ll put to use in coming years. We saw the strength of the Telluride Film Festival fall (one of the last solid stats we had), the SAG Cast nomination not matter for a second year in a row …

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‘The Favourite’ tops 17th International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

The Favourite (Fox Searchlight) The group also had a case of ‘Burning’ love, which earned three wins The Favourite, from Yorgos Lanthimos, has been named the Best Picture of 2018 by INOCA, the AwardsWatch forum community awards that are voted on by forum members. The film was the nomination leader with 12 mentions, ultimately winning Best Actress (against her co-star …

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Live or livestream: How to watch the 91st Oscars

The Academy Awards, with its yearly dwindling ratings, has been behind the curve in how it gets the show in front of viewers in the ever-changing landscape of television watching. For the first time, you’ll be able to livestream the Oscars telecast through services like Hulu and YouTubeTV. Link here. https://www.oscars.org/how-to-watch/index.html You can also find out how to watch via …

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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE

Roma (Netflix) Here we are. After the most tumultuous Oscar season in memory, the biggest award of the night, Best Picture, is still up in the air. It’s one of the great ironies of Oscar watching and predicting; we hate it when everything is predictable and “boring” yet panic when things are truly up in the air. Damned if you …

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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS

Glenn Close in The Wife (Sony Classics) The time has come. After seven nominations, Glenn Close (The Wife) will finally be an Oscar winner. With the Golden Globe, SAG and Critics’ Choice in her pocket she’ll enter the Dolby as the frontrunner in the strongest position she’s ever been in before. BAFTA winner Olivia Colman (The Favourite) will give her …

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