Tag Archives: The Academy Awards

Weekend Box Office and Your Monday Must-Read.

It took an act of valor, or, more appropriately “Act of Valor,” to get filmgoers into the multiplex this weekend. The Navy Seal cinema-verite flick led the weekend. Courtesy of BoxOfficeMojo, here’s the numbers: 1 N Act of Valor Rela. … Continue reading

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Best Supporting Actress?

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Who Will Win “Best Actress?”

Here’s my pick: Or maybe … A long shot, I know, but the pull of the film noir fan in me is strong.

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Who Will Win “Best Picture?”

If you listen to L.A. Times film critic Kenneth Turan, it’s “The Artist,” hands down. Here’s his argument for the French-made, nearly silent celebration of Tinseltown’s first golden age: “There is, however, one quality that “The Artist” does lack. It’s … Continue reading

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Hosting Your Own Oscars Party.

As film buffs get ready for Hollywood’s Very Big Night, Hollywood wants to know how film buffs will be spending their very big night. The Guardian reports: This year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and TV network ABC, … Continue reading

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The Art of The Red Carpet Interview.

With the Oscars almost upon us, The Guardian takes a look at the fine art of “The Red Carpet Interview.” These interviews always crack me up. They’re designed not to offend, include bland generalities about the honor of being nominated … Continue reading

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How The Oscars Might Still Surprise Us.

Writing in The Wrap This Morning … … film critic Steve Pond offers some prescriptions on how the 94th annual Academy Awards might still surprise us. For instance, when it comes to Best Actor, Pond writes that George Clooney was … Continue reading

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