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Review: ‘Triple Frontier’

From left; Garrett Hedlund, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam and Ben Affleck in J.C. Chandor’s Triple Frontier (photo: Netflix) Movies have always loved the military.  The elements that we instantly connect to the military, such as bravery, loyalty, brotherhood, heroism, selflessness, dedication, strength and courage, are ideal fodder for the Hollywood fantasy.  And even though superhero movies have recently taken the …

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74th Golden Globe Awards Details and Presenters

The 74th Golden Globe Awards will air live on Sunday, January 8th on NBC at 8pm EST/5pm PST and will be hosted by Jimmy Fallon. For predictions in the Television categories go here. For Motion Picture go here. Check back here for updated info and presenters lists. Eight-time Golden Globe winner Meryl Streep is this year’s recipient of the Cecil …

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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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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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INTERVIEW: Razzies Founder John Wilson

With just a week away until the Golden Raspberry (Razzies) winners are announced our very own Jeff Beachnau, of the wickedly funny Worst Picture/Best Picture Series, tackles a hard-hitting interview with Razzies founder John Wilson. They explore the beginnings of the Razzies and why they came about, winners that actually show up for their awards and this year’s batch of …

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Gone Girl Gets Its First Trailer and Poster

Gone Girl, the upcoming Oscar hopeful by David Fincher (The Social Network) that was featured here recently in our Contender or Pretender series, stars two-time Oscar winner Ben Affleck (Argo, Good Will Hunting) and Rosamund Pike, and gets its first trailer and poster today. The story, based on the novel by Gillian Flynn (and adapted by her) follows Nick Dunne …

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Contender or Pretender Series: Gone Girl

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. Our installment this week takes a turn for the dark and twisted, as we tackle David Fincher’s adaptation of novel Gone Girl. The Hopeful: Gone Girl Directed …

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