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A24 First Studio of the Season To Launch Awards Page

  After just missing the mark with Spring Breakers in 2013 and A Most Violent Year last year, up and coming indie studio A24 isn’t messing around this year and becomes the first studio to launch its For Your Consideration awards site. A24 has a very robust batch of films to campaign for this year, including the Amy Winehouse documentary …

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Oscar Podcast #28: After Venice, Telluride & TIFF – Who Fell, Who Rose and Who’s in the Lead with special guest Gregory Ellwood

  In this podcast I welcome HitFix co-founder and longtime Oscar pundit Gregory Ellwood (currently at the helm of awardscampaign.com) as we talk about the state of the race post fall festivals and right as NYFF kicks off. The Danish Girl keeps popping up throughout the podcast (you’ll have to listen to know where we think it landed) as well as Steve …

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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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Mill Valley Film Festival to Spotlight Brie Larson in A24’s ‘Room’

  Brie Larson will receive the MVFF Award at the 38th Mill Valley Film Festival next month and the fest will also have the California premiere of her new film, Room, from A24. Larson joins the previously announced Sarah Silverman in receiving a Spotlight honor at the festival with more to come. The Mill Valley Film Festival runs October 8-18, …

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TRAILER: Two new trailers and poster for ‘A Most Violent Year’

A24 has dropped a new trailer for the much-anticipated J.C. Chandor film A Most Violent Year, starring Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac. The film, which takes place in 1981 New York City and is notorious for being the year for which the film takes its name, follows Abel and Anna Morales (Isaac and Chastain) as they attempt to capitalize on the …

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Contender or Pretender Series: A Most Violent Year

Welcome back to Contender or Pretender 2014, an Awardswatch series where, in each entry, we profile a different 2014 film and try to determine whether or not it is bound for Oscar glory next winter.  Having previously covered two of this year’s Oscar hopefuls about which the most is known to the public, this week we turn to a film …

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