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REVIEW: ‘The Big Short’ (★★★)

  Breaking down the billionaire boys club that broke America In The Big Short, the surprisingly irreverent new film from Adam McKay (Step Brothers, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy), we’re told, “you might think you know what happened, but you don’t.” Now, that’s not the most original phrasing for a story like this but it is truthful. Most Americans …

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‘The Revenant’ Trailer with Leonardo DiCaprio is Here and it’s Breathtaking

  The very anticipated first teaser trailer for The Revenant, from Oscar winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu (Birdman) and starring five-time Oscar nominee Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street, Blood Diamond, The Aviator, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape) is here and it’s a doozy of a teaser. Fast, furious, gorgeously shot by Birdman and Gravity‘s Oscar-winning cinematographer EmmanuelLubeski in natural light …

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AwardsWatch’s INOCA (International Online Cinema Awards) Nominations

AwardsWatch’s own awards extravaganza, the INOCAs, announced nominations for our 2013 awards with 12 Years a Slave leading the pack with 12 nominations. Gravity and Her followed with nine apiece. The INOCAs are a long-standing forum tradition where we collectively show the entire film community what really are the best movies/performances/achievements of the year. With a voting body made up …

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EGOT: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony – Will Robert Lopez Join that Elite Group?

The EGOT. The wholly quartet of artistic awards achievement for television, music, film and stage. Less than a dozen people have earned competitive awards with these four and one has the chance to join that group this year; Robert Lopez, the co- songwriter on the Oscar-nominated Best Original Song “Let It Go,” from Frozen. The song, and he, are largely …

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BAFTA : How It Could Influence the Oscar Race

By Alex K Kay For all intents and purposes, the British Academy Of Film and Television Arts (popularly acronym’d as BAFTA) is the penultimate bellwether precursor event before the big one: the Oscars. The critics groups have had their say, the Golden Globes have sprinkled their fairy dust on the proceedings, giving 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle their …

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WGA Winners: Her and Captain Phillips Win as Hustle and Wolf Tumble

Spike Jonze’s Her beat out David O. Russell’s American Hustle for the Writers Guild’s highest honor for original screenplays and set itself up for a potential upset on Oscar night. Hustle was seen as the favorite here but its loss tonight and its no-show in the PGA tie is showing the film is a distant third in the Oscar race, …

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DGA Preview: Does Gravity Have Weight?

The Directors Guild of America hands out its highest honor tonight and by all accounts this should be Gravity‘s Alfonso Cuarón’s to lose. He’s run away with the lion’s share of critics awards for his work on Gravity and has been the frontrunner for the DGA and the Oscar since the film’s release. Currently, all Gold Rush Gang members have …

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Gold Rush Gang FINAL Oscar Nomination Predictions

It’s all come down to this. With the 11 members of AwardsWatch’s Gold Rush Gang this year you’ll find quite a bit of unity in many categories, or at least 4/5 of the possible nominees. But, a few of our gang have really broken from the pack, sometimes being the lone vote in a category. Long choosing Blue Jasmine in …

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