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‘Queen of Katwe’ Trailer starring Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o

It seems like forever since we’ve seen Lupita Nyong’o since her Oscar-winning debut performance in 12 Years a Slave in 2013 and that’s probably because her only screen appearances since then have been voice work in The Jungle Book and Star Wars: The Force Awakens and a brief and forgettable turn as a flight attendant in the Liam Neeson thriller …

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Gold Rush Gang 2016 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (July)

As is often the case with Awardswatch and our Gold Rush Gang, the Best Actress race is usually our best category and we’ve been solid with our predictions so early in the year that we often go 4/5 right out of the gate. Barring shifts in release dates, we can zero in on roles and performances in any given year, …

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41st annual Telluride Film Festival Reveals Lineup: The Imitation Game Makes Its Big Debut, plus 99 Homes, Rosewater

The 41st Telluride Film Festival has revealed its initial lineup for this year and we’ll see heavy Oscar hitters The Imitation Game, in its world premiere, plus Wild, Birdman and Foxcatcher leading the way. We’ll also see the premiere of Jon Stewart’s Rosewater. Cannes winners Mommy and Mr. Turner are on the schedule and the highly anticipated 99 Homes will …

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AwardsWatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2013

Yeah, it’s March but AwardsWatch has another 2013 list! It’s our Favorite Performances of 2013 and it was a hard fought, nail-biter with Oscar nominees, a shocking Oscar-winning snub, great non-English language film performances and a few other surprises. Special thanks to Vincent Teo for organizing the tournament and tabulation of the ballots and Matthew Kelley Rand for the graphics. …

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12 Years a Slave, McConaughey, Blanchett Win Spirit Awards

The Film Independent Spirit Awards, famous for giving out their trophies the day before the Oscars, looked an awful lot like an Oscar preview today. After a season of minimal awards totals and eeked out Best Picture wins, 12 Years a Slave dominated today, winning Best Feature, Director, Screenplay, Supporting Actress and Cinematography. The film is up for all of …

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