Off the Carpet: Academy members have numerous tight races to mull over this season

Posted by · 7:58 am · December 24th, 2012

As members of the Academy hurry through the last screeners they need to see before committing an opinion on the year’s best (for those who bother trying to get as deep into the stack as possible, that is), a number of races hang in the balance as extremely tight categories are sure to leave a few contenders feeling the sting of “also-ran” on Thursday, January 10.

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Utah critics award 'Zero Dark Thirty,' Wes Anderson

Posted by · 7:33 am · December 21st, 2012

The Utah Film Critics Association has announced its 2012 winners, and, big surprise, “Zero Dark Thirty” took top honors. But the group went in a couple of different directions elsewhere, tapping Dwight Henry for Best Supporting Actor, Wes Anderson for Best Director and “Indie Game: The Movie” for best doc.

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Oscar Talk: Ep. 91 — 'Not Fade Away' drops on NYFF and surveying Best Supporting Actor

Posted by · 8:00 am · October 12th, 2012

In this week’s podcast, Kris and Anne discuss the New York Film Festival Centerpiece selection, “Not Fade Away,” take a look at small films looking to get a foothold this season and survey the Best Supporting Actor field.

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'Beasts of the Southern Wild' ineligible for the SAG Awards

Posted by · 3:50 pm · October 1st, 2012

Quvenzhan√© Wallis will have to get that Oscar nod without the Guild’s help.

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