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2020 Oscars Challenge: [34] “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” — Ten Nominations

Heading into the awards season this year, it felt like “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” might end up being the film to beat. However, then “1917” and “Parasite” came on the scene and started winning everything. Now, “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” is still apart of the Big Three, remaining in the conversation, but being overshadowed by those other two films, which have been sweeping the season thus far.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Iowa Film Critics Association Awards

QUICK LIST Best Picture: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Best Director: Quentin Taratino — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix — “Joker”Best Actress: Renée Zellweger — “Judy”Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern — “Marriage Story”Best Score: “1917″ — Thomas NewmanBest Song: “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” — “Toy Story … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 Iowa Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Hawaii Film Critics Society Awards

QUICK LIST Best Picture: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Best Director: Quentin Taratino — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix — “Joker”Best Actress: Awkwafina — “The Farewell”Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern — “Marriage Story”Best Original Screenplay: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” — Quentin TaratinoBest Adapted Screenplay: “The Irishman” — … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 Hawaii Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 9th Annual Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts International Awards

“Parasite” and “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” were the big winners at the Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts International Awards, with “Parasite” winning Best Film while “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” director Quentin Tarantino won Best Direction and Brad Pitt won for Best Supporting Actor.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

Chalk another win up for “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” which the St. Louis Film Critics Association named their Best Picture of the year. They awarded it eight other times including Best Director, Best Supporting Actress and Actor, and even a tie in the Best Original Screenplay category, tying with “Marriage Story.”

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Winning six awards, Quentin Taratino’s “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” was named Best Picture of the year by the Las Vegas Film Critics Society. Also winning Best Director and Best Screenplay, the film shut out other nominees like “The Irishman,” “Marriage Story,” and “Parasite,” which were also heavily nominated.

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Oscars Watch: 91st National Board of Review Awards (2019)

This is the National Board of Review’s 91st year of giving out awards. This year, “The Irishman” grabbed the Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay awards, as well as Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, and Al Pacino being awarded the NBR’s Icon Award. Right there with it was “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” which grabbed Best Director for Quentin Tarantino, something that could easily happen at the Oscars this year and Brad Pitt grabbing Best Supporting Actor.

New Trailer: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – Official Trailer #2

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD JULY 26, 2019 DIRECTED BY: QUENTIN TARANTINO Official Synopsis: In 1969 Los Angeles, a television actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Dakota Fanning, Damian Lewis, Bruce Dern, Emile Hirsch, Scoot McNairy, Luke Perry, Damon Herriman, Austin Butler, … Read More New Trailer: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – Official Trailer #2

New Trailer: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – Official Teaser Trailer #1

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD JULY 26TH, 2019 DIRECTED BY: QUENTIN TARANTINO Official Synopsis: In 1969 Los Angeles, a television actor and his stunt double embark on an odyssey to make a name for themselves in the film industry. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Al Pacino, Dakota Fanning, Damian Lewis, Bruce Dern, Emile Hirsch, Scoot McNairy, Luke Perry, Damon Herriman, Austin Butler, … Read More New Trailer: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – Official Teaser Trailer #1

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Rest In Peace, Michael Parks: (1940-2017)

MICHAEL PARKS April 24, 1940 – May 9, 2017 (age 77) Cause of Death: Unknown Throughout his career, Michael Parks formed relationships with directors that would continue to bring him back throughout their films. Robert Rodriguez had him in From Dusk Til Dawn, Quentin Tarantino had him in Kill Bill Volumes 1 & 2, the Grindhouse films (Planet Terror & Death Proof) and Django … Read More Rest In Peace, Michael Parks: (1940-2017)

2016 Oscars Challenge: [35] “The Hateful Eight” – Best Original Score

THE HATEFUL EIGHT Ennio Morricone There are moments in “The Hateful Eight” that are completely defined by Ennio Morricone’s score. The opening sequence on the crucified Jesus statue as the horse and carriage travel in the distance is marked by that score and sets the tone for the entire film. There are moments when the score bolsters scenes that are not necessarily even that … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [35] “The Hateful Eight” – Best Original Score

2016 Oscars Challenge: [35] “The Hateful Eight” – Best Cinematography

THE HATEFUL EIGHT Robert Richardson When you choose to take on shooting a film in 65mm, you obviously have to know what you’re doing and Robert Richardson is an experienced enough cinematographer to take on that sort of challenge. The sweeping landscapes, the spectacular reveals of characters, and the ability to keep a film shot in a log cabin interesting for almost 3 hours … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [35] “The Hateful Eight” – Best Cinematography

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2016 Oscars Challenge: [35] “The Hateful Eight” – Best Supporting Actress

JENNIFER JASON LEIGH “The Hateful Eight” OscarsⓇ Nominated Role: Jennifer Jason Leigh plays Daisy Domergue, a female outlaw in the 19th century who has been apprehended by a bounty hunter and is being taken to face justice. Not many women could pull off the acid-tongued outlaw from Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight.” For that reason alone, Jennifer Jason Leigh deserves this nomination. In a film … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [35] “The Hateful Eight” – Best Supporting Actress

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2016 Oscars Challenge: [35] “The Hateful Eight” – 3 nominations

“THE HATEFUL EIGHT” {click each category for individual look} // Produced by Richard N. Gladstein, Shannon McIntosh, and Stacey Sher // Directed by Quentin Tarantino // // Dated Viewed: Monday, February 22nd, 2016 // STREAM //  7 films – 7 days //

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Oscars Watch: 2015 National Board Of Review Awards

Knowing that it is a strong possibility that “Mad Max: Fury Road” could land as one of the nine or ten Best Picture nominees is actually really cool to think about. Giving some dynamic to the range of movies nominated, it would probably only land in a few other categories like Best Visual Effects or either of the Best Sound categories, but that and … Read More Oscars Watch: 2015 National Board Of Review Awards

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2013 Oscars Challenge: [28] Django Unchained – Five Nominations

DJANGO UNCHAINED BEST PICTURE Despite Roger Ebert placing this film high on the films to win Best Picture, “Django Unchained” doesn’t have much of a chance. If we think “Argo” is a tough call due to the lack of a Best Directing nomination, “Django” must be placed below that. Meaning it will have defy even more than “Argo” to win. That being said, it … Read More 2013 Oscars Challenge: [28] Django Unchained – Five Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 2012 Indiana Film Journalists Association Awards

Best Film Safety Not Guaranteed Beasts of the Southern Wild (Runner-up) Best Director Quentin Tarantino – Django Unchained Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty (Runner-up) Best Actor Bradley Cooper – Silver Linings Playbook and Daniel Day Lewis – Lincoln (Tie) Best Actress Jessica Chastain – Zero Dark Thirty Jennifer Lawrence – Silver Linings Playbook (Runner-up) Best Supporting Actor Tommy Lee Jones – Lincoln Christoph … Read More Oscars Watch: 2012 Indiana Film Journalists Association Awards

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Proof Review: Machete (2010)

Machete will never be regarded for any sort of performance or logistical nominations, but if Hollywood is looking for ways to entertain audiences without stooping to the “3D propaganda”, Machete is a step in the right direction.

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2010 Oscars Challenge: Inglourious Basterds

INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS Up For: Best Motion Picture of the Year Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Best Achievement in Directing Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Best Achievement in Cinematography Best Achievement in Editing Best Achievement in Sound Mixing Best Achievement in Sound Editing Nothing like eight Oscar nominations to tell you how great this film is. Quentin Tarantino … Read More 2010 Oscars Challenge: Inglourious Basterds