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Stream Guide: Dogtooth & Hesher (November 9th, 2018)

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD’S END Original Release Date: May 25, 2007Directed by: Gore VerbinskiStudio: Walt Disney PicturesStreaming: Netflix 80TH ACADEMY AWARDSBest Makeup (Nominee)Best Visual Effects (Nominee) Official Synopsis: Captain Barbossa, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann must sail off the edge of the map, navigate treachery and betrayal, find Jack Sparrow, and make their final alliances for one last decisive battle. Starring: Johnny … Read More Stream Guide: Dogtooth & Hesher (November 9th, 2018)

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2012 Oscars Challenge: 84th Academy Awards Predictions

My official Oscar predictions: Best Picture: The Artist Best Actor in a Leading Role: George Clooney, “The Descendants” Best Actress in a Leading Role: Viola Davis, “The Help” Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Christoper Plummer, “Beginners” Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Octavia Spencer, “The Help” Best Directing: Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist” Best Animated Feature: “Rango” Best Animated Short: “La Luna” Best Art … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge: 84th Academy Awards Predictions

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2012 Oscars Challenge: [38] Hugo & 11 Nominations

[9 OUT OF 46 FILMS REMAINING]-[7 DAYS TO OSCARS] If there is one film in the Best Picture category that could possibly knock out “The Artist” (which seems unlikely at this point), it would be “Hugo”. With Martin Scorsese at the helm (who has an Academy Award for Best Director from “The Departed”) and a stellar screenplay, “Hugo” has the most nominations of any … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge: [38] Hugo & 11 Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 84th Academy Awards Nominations

Best Picture “The Artist” Thomas Langmann, Producer “The Descendants” Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” Scott Rudin, Producer “The Help” Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers “Hugo” Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers “Midnight in Paris” Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers “Moneyball” Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz and Brad Pitt, Producers “The Tree of … Read More Oscars Watch: 84th Academy Awards Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 84th Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

In less than two weeks, the Academy Award nominations will be announced, therefore, now is about the time predictions start to surface. Though I have yet to see a lot of the films that are most likely to be nominated, given word-of-mouth, the awards they have already received, and personal preference, I have compiled my predictions. Below the line are my wishful thinking and/or … Read More Oscars Watch: 84th Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

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Oscars Watch: 2011 Las Vegas Film Critics Sierra Awards

LVFCS 2011 Sierra Award Winners Best Picture “The Artist” Best Director Nicholas Winding Refn, “Drive” Best Actor Jean Dujardin, “The Artist” Best Actress Michelle Williams, “My Week with Marilyn” Best Supporting Actor Albert Brooks, “Drive” Best Supporting Actress Melissa McCarthy, “Bridesmaids” Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) Steven Zaillian & Aaron Sorkin, “Moneyball” Best Cinematography Emmanuel Lubezki, “Tree of Life” Best Film Editing Thelma Schoonmaker, … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 Las Vegas Film Critics Sierra Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2011 National Board of Review Awards

“Hugo” gains its first big win this awards season. George Clooney wins a well-deserved acting award, something that could easily translate come Academy Awards season. “Rango” picks up its first animation feature award which many are predicting will occur on Oscar night. Chalk up another award win for Felicity Jones and her lovely performance in “Like Crazy” and the first of many awards I … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 National Board of Review Awards

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Hugo”

Martin Scorsese as director makes “Hugo” a huge attention-grabber, however, as an action-adventure children’s film, the film does not hold a huge chance of being nominated for anything like Best Picture. That being said, from the trailer alone, “Hugo” could easily pull off nominations for visual effects, art direction, and directing. FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION IN ALL CATEGORIES including BEST PICTURE** Produced by Johnny Depp, … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Hugo”