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After a long and confusing road to the Oscars, it was Argo that was ultimately named the Best Picture of 2012.
The Ben Affleck-directed drama, about a group of Americans who were rescued during the Iran Hostage Crisis, took home three awards, including Best Film Editing, Best Adapted Screenplay and the night’s top… More »
With the 85th Academy Awards less than 24 hours away, it’s time to find out how well you know this year’s nominees.
Which actress recently revealed that she auditioned for the role of Fantine in Les Miserables? How old is this year’s youngest nominee, and which other record holder is she up against? More »
In just a few short days, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will hold its annual Oscar ceremony, crowning the best and brightest Hollywood has to offer with gorgeous gold statuettes commemorating their greatest achievements – this year, anyway.
If you’re at all interested in industry politics, then you’ve no doubt… More »
Young Hollywood has a whole new meaning.
All season long, youth has been dominating the awards circuit — from the red carpet to multiple wins by Jennifer Lawrence. Come Sunday, Beasts of the Southern Wild star Quvenzhané Wallis, 9 ,could make Oscar history if she takes home the prize for Best Actress.
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The box office had a big shake-up last weekend, thanks to the release of Jeremy Renner’s new film Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. The action fantasy film took in $19 million in its first weekend.
Meanwhile, Jennifer Lawrence and Silver Linings Playbook continue to be major hits on the awards scene.
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When the Oscar nominations were announced on Jan. 10 and Ben Affleck’s name wasn’t called in the category of Best Director, many thought that Argo’s chances of winning Best Picture were basically over; after all, in the Academy’s 84-year history, only three films won Best Picture without a directing nomination — Wings (1927/28); Grand Hotel (1931/32);… More »
Everyone’s office has that one movie fan that always wins the Oscar betting pool, who wears their newly-won gift card to Outback Steakhouse like a badge of honor.
No one wants to lose to that guy. In an effort to prevent your resident watercooler handicapper from earning another victory notch for his cubicle wall,… More »
Jennifer Lawrence, Ben Affleck and Anne Hathaway took home Golden Globes this past Sunday, paving the way for Oscar gold. Hathaway and Lawrence, both frontrunners for Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress, respectively, look like the ones to beat come Academy Awards time. Despite Argo failing to nab an Oscar nomination for Best Director, it had no trouble winning… More »
In the ramp-up to the Golden Globes, the Oscar nominations have come and gone, leaving a bread-crumb trail of obvious nods and an ocean of dissatisfied grumbles at some of the less-subtle snubs.
In fact, one could argue that between its two two-category system of Drama and Musical/Comedy, the Globes made a much… More »
After getting snubbed by the Oscars on Thursday morning, Ben Affleck came roaring back just a few hours later by winning top honors at the 2013 Critics’ Choice Movie Awards for his film Argo.
The critically acclaimed smash took home two awards that evening, including Best Picture of the Year.
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