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Tuesday Releases: Star Trek Into Darkness & Peeples

SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2013 WAR WITCH // Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film, “War Witch” steps into the world of the Democratic Republic of Congo where the young Komona, played by Rachel Mwanza, astonishes as a kidnapee of the rebels and forced into the life of soldier. With a powerful mix of heartbreak, love, and lightheartedness, this Canada-made film not only … Read More Tuesday Releases: Star Trek Into Darkness & Peeples

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Oscars Shortlist: 75 Original Songs Shortisted for 85th Academy Awards

From Awards Daily: “During the nominations process, all voting members of the Music Branch will receive a Reminder List of works submitted in the category and a DVD copy of the song clips. Members will be asked to watch the clips and then vote in the order of their preference for not more than five achievements in the category. The five achievements receiving the … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 75 Original Songs Shortisted for 85th Academy Awards

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Oscars Shortlist: 15 Documentary Features Shortlisted for 85th Academy Awards

A strange calm as blown over the documentary branch of the Academy as they release their oddly thrown together list of the “best” documentaries from this year, as the preliminary, word-of-mouth frontrunners are no where to be seen, including the NYFC’s pick this afternoon, “The Central Park Five”. Peter Jackson produced “West of Memphis” about the Memphis Three also misses it’s mar, as does … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 15 Documentary Features Shortlisted for 85th Academy Awards

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Theatrical Releases: Skyfall & Lincoln

LINCOLN || Daniel Day Lewis is one of the best actors of our generation and if he isn’t recognized for his performance as Abraham Lincoln (merely from seeing the trailer), I will be disappointed. Steven Spielberg continues his historical-feel dramas with this latest presidential film, following up last year’s “War Horse”. What will probably prove to be more successful, I look forward to seeing … Read More Theatrical Releases: Skyfall & Lincoln