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90th Academy Award Winners

BEST PICTURE “The Shape Of Water” ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE France McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” ANIMATED FEATURE FILM “Coco” CINEMATOGRAPHY “Blade Runner 2049” – Roger Deakins COSTUME … Read More 90th Academy Award Winners

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90th Academy Award Predictions

BEST PICTURE “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Runner-Up: “The Shape Of Water”   ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Runner-Up: Timothée Chalamet – “Call Me by Your Name” ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE France McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Runner-Up: Saoirse Ronan – “Lady Bird”   ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, … Read More 90th Academy Award Predictions

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Oscars Watch: 33rd Independent Spirit Award Winners

BEST FEATURE “Get Out” BEST FIRST FEATURE “Ingrid Goes West” JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD “Life and Nothing More” BEST DIRECTOR Jordan Peele – “Get Out” BEST FEMALE LEAD Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” BEST MALE LEAD Timothee Chalamet – “Call Me By Your Name” BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE Alison Janney – “I, Tonya” BEST SUPPORTING MALE Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, … Read More Oscars Watch: 33rd Independent Spirit Award Winners

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Oscars Watch: 71st Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Awards

Best Film: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape of Water” Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Actor: Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins – “Blade Runner 2049” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Adapted Screenplay: … Read More Oscars Watch: 71st Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Awards

2018 Oscars Challenge: [8] “I, Tonya” – 3 Nominations

Director: Craig Gillespie Producers: Tom Ackerley, Margot Robbie, Steven Rogers, and Bryan Unkeless Writer: Steven Rogers Cinematography: Nicolas Karakatsanis Editor: Tatiana S. Riegel Distributor: Neon Release Date: December 8, 2017 Run-time: 119 minutes FILM SYNOPSIS: Despite the abuse she suffers at the hands of her overbearing mother, ice skater Tonya Harding matures into an accomplished athlete, becoming the first American woman to execute a triple … Read More 2018 Oscars Challenge: [8] “I, Tonya” – 3 Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”   Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour”   Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”   Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role Sam Rockwell – “Three … Read More Oscars Watch: 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture: “Lady Bird” Best Director: Christopher Nolan – “Dunkirk” Best Actor: Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Actress: Saoirse Ronan – “Lady Bird” Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe – “The Florida Project” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Animated Film: “Coco” Best Science Fiction/Horror Film: “Get Out” Best Comedy: “The Big Sick” Best Original Screenplay: Jordan Peele – “Get Out” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

Best Picture “The Shape of Water” Best Director Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape of Water” Best Actor Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Actress Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Comedy “The Big Sick” Best Actor in a Comedy James Franco – “The Disaster Artist” Best Actress in a Comedy Margot Robbie – “I, Tonya” Best Supporting Actor Sam Rockwell … Read More Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

Best Film: “Get Out” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Best Actor: Timothée Chalamet – “Call Me By Your Name” Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe – “The Florida Project” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Original Screenplay: “Get Out” – Jordan Peele Best Adapted Screenplay: “Call Me … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 75th Golden Globes Winners

Best Motion Picture, Drama “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” “Call Me By Your Name” “Dunkirk” “The Post” “The Shape of Water” Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy “Lady Bird” “The Disaster Artist” “Get Out” “The Greatest Showman” “I, Tonya” Best Director – Motion Picture Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape of Water” Martin McDonagh – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Christopher Nolan – “Dunkirk” … Read More Oscars Watch: 75th Golden Globes Winners

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Independent Film: “Lady Bird” Best Studio Film: “Logan” Best Director: Jordan Peele – “Get Out” Best Actor (Tie): Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” & Daniel Kaluuya – “Get Out” Best Actress: Saoirse Ronan – “Lady Bird” Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe – “The Florida Project” Best Supporting Actress (Tie): Laurie Metcalf – “Lady Bird” & Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Original Screenplay: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture: “Lady Bird” Best Director: Greta Gerwig – “Lady Bird” Best Leading Actor: James Franco – “The Disaster Artist” Best Leading Actress: Sally Hawkins – “The Shape of Water” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Screenplay: Greta Gerwig – “Lady Bird” Best Cinematography: “Blade Runner 2049” – Roger Deakins … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture: “Dunkirk” Best Director: Christopher Nolan – “Dunkirk” Best Actor: Timothée Chalamet – “Call Me By Your Name” Best Actress: Margot Robbie – “I, Tonya” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Ensemble: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Original Screenplay: “Get Out” Best Adapted Screenplay: “Call Me By Your … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

Best Film: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Best Actor (Tie): Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” & James Franco – “The Disaster Artist” Best Actress: Sally Hawkins – “The Shape Of Water” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Youth Performance: Brooklynn … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Phoenix Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture: “The Shape Of Water” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Best Actor: Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Actress: Frances McDormand – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Ensemble: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Original Screenplay: “Three Billboards … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Phoenix Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture: “The Shape Of Water” Best Director: Guillermo del Toro – “The Shape Of Water” Best Actor: Gary Oldman – “Darkest Hour” Best Actress: Sally Hawkins – “The Shape Of Water” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell –”Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” Best Foreign Language Film: “The Square” Best Documentary: “City Of Ghosts” Best Animated Film: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture: “Get Out” Best Director: Greta Gerwig – “Lady Bird” Best Actor: James McAvoy – “Split” Best Actress: Sally Hawkins – “Maudie” Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell – “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Best Supporting Actress (tie): Allison Janney – “I, Tonya” & Laurie Metcalf – “Lady Bird” Best Comedic Performance: Daniel Craig – “Logan Lucky” Best Ensemble: “Mudbound” Breakthrough Artist: Timothee Chalamet … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 New York Film Critics Online Awards

The New York Film Critics Online shake things up a bit, with “Mudbound” sharing the top spot with “The Florida Project.” “Mudbound” also takes Best Director and Best Ensemble Cast. “The Florida Project” only grabs Best Supporting Actor again for Willem Dafoe. Gary Oldman (“Darkest Hour”) wins another one as does Allison Janney (“I, Tonya”) and Margot Robbie joins her co-star with a win … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 New York Film Critics Online Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Awards

“Get Out” wins another one with Jordan Peele winning across the board with Best Director and Best Directorial Debut plus Best Screenplay. Daniel Day-Lewis wins for “Phantom Thread” while Sally Hawkins wins again for “The Shape Of Water.” Allison Janney wins another supporting award for her work in “I, Tonya” while Woody Harrelson wins his first supporting award, beating out Sam Rockwell who is … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

Four critics groups have now announced their Best Pictures and with that we’ve gotten four different Best Pictures. “The Post,” “Lady Bird,” “Call Me By Your Name,” and now “The Florida Project” have all been announced as the Best Pictures of the Year, three of which are indies. What this says about the wide open Oscar season is anyone’s guess. Sean Baker follows suit … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Detroit Film Critics Society Awards

New Trailer: I, Tonya – Official Red-Band Trailer #1

I, TONYA Synopsis: The film tells about ex-spouses Tonya Harding and Jeff Gilooly, who hired a man to break the leg of Harding’s competitor Nancy Kerrigan at the National Figure Skating Championship in 1994, which led to the end of Harding’s career in figure skating. Starring: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Paul Walter Hauser, Julianne Nicholson, Caitlin Carver, Bojana Novakovic and Bobby Cannavale Directed … Read More New Trailer: I, Tonya – Official Red-Band Trailer #1

New Trailer: I, Tonya – Official Teaser Trailer #1

I, TONYA Synopsis: Tonya Harding rises through the ranks of competitive figure skating only to find disgrace when her husband tries to eliminate her rival. Starring: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Paul Walter Hauser, Julianne Nicholson, Caitlin Carver, Bojana Novakovic and Bobby Cannavale Directed By: Craig Gillespie Release Date: December 8, 2017 Studio: Neon

Movie Review: Bad Words (2014)

BAD WORDS BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLMARCH 17, 2014 Believe it or not, first time director and star of “Bad Words”, Jason Bateman, was not the first choice to play the leading role in the film. Explaining in a Q&A following the screening of his film over the weekend, Bateman stated that he approached several other actors for the part and all of them declined rather … Read More Movie Review: Bad Words (2014)

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One Minute Review: Liberal Arts (2012)

Liberal Arts Hardly anyone’s best effort, “Liberal Arts” is still a great second feature, written and directed by leading star Josh Radnor. Borrowing many of the same themes of his first directing endeavor, “HappyThankYouMorePlease”, Radnor places himself at the center of a relationship with a college student (Elizabeth Olsen) who is half his age. The emotions are high, the situation is realistic enough, but … Read More One Minute Review: Liberal Arts (2012)