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Posted by · 2:06 pm · August 30th, 2011

Now that you’re here, nude-celeb-surfing keyword junkie, take a look around. We cover Oscars and stuff, too. (This is from the DVD/Blu-ray release, by the way, which hits shelves a week from Friday. Couldn’t resist a little SEO fun with the headline.)

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New AMPAS invitees include Sorkin, Hooper… and Beyoncé

Posted by · 5:17 pm · June 17th, 2011

The annual announcement of the new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — the latest batch of industry pros we get to blame for next year’s Oscar results — is a moment that always prompts as much satisfied head-nodding as bewildered head-scratching. The latter action isn’t always in response […]

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OSCAR GUIDE: Best Actress

Posted by · 9:46 am · February 24th, 2011

Early in the season the lead actress category appeared to be more competitive than ever. An easy list of 10 contenders could be drawn up, many of them admittedly sight unseen, and it was anyone’s guess as to which lady could insinuate herself as the odds-on favorite to win. Then the critics began narrowing things […]

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2/15 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Hooper’s conflicting BAFTA emotions, Rodarte on ‘Swan’ controversy, Whoopi is livid

Posted by · 9:53 am · February 15th, 2011

• Nick Davis’s actress digest moves to the lovely Jennifer Lawrence. [Nick’s Flick Picks] • Tom Hooper at the BAFTAs: The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat. [The Race] • David Poland talks to “Black Swan” costume co-designers Rodarte. [The Hot Blog]

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‘X-Men: First Class’ trailer

Posted by · 4:15 pm · February 10th, 2011

A bit of a diversion from the Oscar scene, though not really, seeing as Jennifer Lawrence stars (and James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender are surely not far away from their first nomination). But Fox has debuted the “X-Men: First Class” trailer via the film’s Facebook page and, if you’ve been online this afternoon at all, […]

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‘Crazy’ ‘Bone’ ‘Network’

Posted by · 9:45 am · February 3rd, 2011

I guess this whole episode is worth posting, given the Oscar relevance throughout.  After the nervous-as-hell tone Eisenberg and Lawrence set (endearingly, sure), it was nice to have Bingham there to smooth things out on clean-up:

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Oscar nominees

Posted by · 10:10 pm · February 2nd, 2011

Bingham just Tweeted this pic of his Jay Leno appearance tonight.  If you can’t tell, that’s Jennifer Lawrence off to the side.  And I think you know the gentleman next to Leno.  Nifty:

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FIRST-HALF FYC: Best Actress

Posted by · 12:40 pm · December 29th, 2010

The fifth column in our new seasonal series — if you haven’t got the drill by now, we’re rounding up the most Oscar-worthy work from the oft-overlooked first half of the year — wraps up the performance categories with by far the most competitive race of all. Conventional wisdom has it that Best Actress is […]

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‘Social Network’ wins with D.C. critics

Posted by · 7:40 pm · December 5th, 2010

The Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association will officially announce its winners tomorrow (after releasing a list of nominees yesterday), but we’ve got them for you in advance at The Circuit. David Fincher’s “The Social Network” took the Film/Director/Screenplay trifecta, while Christopher Nolan’s “Inception” was the big winner over all, taking four awards including Best […]

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‘Winter’s Bone’ wins big at Gothams

Posted by · 7:31 pm · November 29th, 2010

If you were able to catch the live stream of the 20th anniversary Gotham Awards tonight (nominees here), then you saw the usual slap-dash, boozed up shenanigans. Debra Granik’s “Winter’s Bone” was carrying the big stick coming in with three nominations and it walked away with two awards, including Best Feature. Most surprising was the […]

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OFF THE CARPET: Giving thanks

Posted by · 9:41 am · November 22nd, 2010

As we move into turkey (or tofurkey, if that happens to be your speed) week 2010, it seems proper, if a tad bit obvious, to take a moment and give thanks. So in lieu of a proper analysis of the season’s progression this week, allow me to express my boundless, breathless appreciation for the following: […]

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Palm Springs fest to honor Portman and Firth

Posted by · 4:00 pm · November 16th, 2010

The Palm Springs International Film Festival may claim independent thought in the rationing of their performance awards, but rather like Santa Barbara, any West Coast fest that takes place in prime awards-season territory can’t claim to be free of the Oscar campaign circuit. After all, when their press release states that the two actors being […]

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11/3 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: ‘Hereafter’ works for AMPAS, Plame and Wilson talk ‘Game,’ Coppola on the Chateau

Posted by · 8:07 am · November 3rd, 2010

• Lee Unkrich and Darla K. Anderson on “Toy Story 3” reviews, Oscar campaign, and sequel chances. [Vulture] • Steve Pond reports a positive reaction to Clint Eastwood’s “Hereafter” at a recent Academy screening. [The Odds] • Gregory Ellwood sits down with Valerie Plame and Joseph Wilson, subjects of Doug Liman’s “Fair Game.” [HitFix]

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OSCAR TALK: Ep. 38 — ‘Love & Other Drugs,’ lead and supporting actor races, the circuit revs up, favorite horror films

Posted by · 8:58 am · October 29th, 2010

Welcome to Oscar Talk. In case you’re new to the site and/or the podcast, Oscar Talk is a weekly kudocast, your one-stop awards chat shop between yours truly and Anne Thompson of Thompson on Hollywood. The podcast is weekly, every Friday throughout the season, charting the ups and downs of contenders along the way. Plenty […]

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10/28 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Youngest Best Actresses, seeking Oscar journos, Cameron readies ‘Avatar’ sequels

Posted by · 9:37 am · October 28th, 2010

• AMPAS and mtvU launch the third annual “Oscars Correspondent Contest” for college journalists. [Oscars.org] • Across the pond, Stuart Heritage counts down the ways “Rabbit Hole” could be an Oscar bet for Nicole Kidman. [The Guardian] • The Durst family predictably threatens to sue over “All Good Things.” [Deadline]

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10/27 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Sticking up for Swinton, AMPAS joins Twitter, 15 years of Fox Searchlight

Posted by · 9:11 am · October 27th, 2010

• Jeffrey Wells does his part to re-inject Tilda Swinton’s performance in “I Am Love” back into the Oscar conversation. [Hollywood Elsewhere] • The Academy is ready for its close-up — on Twitter! [Twitter] • Celebrating 15 years of Fox Searchlight Pictures. [/Film]

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10/12 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Obama with the ‘Superman’ kids, handicapping the docs, ‘Debt’ delayed

Posted by · 9:04 am · October 12th, 2010

• President Obama met with children featured in the film “Waiting for Superman” yesterday. [Associated Press] • Handicapping this year’s documentary feature Oscar race. [Vulture] • Dave Karger explains his Gurus choices, calls “Love & Other Drugs” (one of his predicted Best Picture nominees) one of the sexiest films he’s seen in years. [Oscar Watch]

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OSCAR TALK: Ep. 34 — Screeners arrive, ‘Social Network’ and ‘Let Me In’ open, ‘Secretariat’ thoughts, remembering Sally Menke

Posted by · 11:46 am · October 1st, 2010

Welcome to Oscar Talk. In case you’re new to the site and/or the podcast, Oscar Talk is a weekly kudocast, a one-stop awards chat shop between yours truly and Anne Thompson of Thompson on Hollywood. The podcast is weekly, every Friday throughout the season, charting the ups and downs of contenders along the way. Plenty […]

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