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Movie Blog: Oscar Pool Cheat Sheet

Still haven’t knocked down all 10 of Oscar’s best picture nominees? Never fear. There’s still plenty of time to get them all in before the the Oscars are handed out on Sunday evening. But it will take some stamina.

02/25/2011

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The Grannies Take On The Oscars

Awards season is in full swing and before the Academy Awards gets to choose the winners, we let our own expert panel make its predictions — the grannies.

02/24/2011

A scene from "The Gruffalo." (credit: Magnolia Pictures)

Movie Blog: Ranking Oscar’s Shorts

Every Oscar year, I’m usually most excited to see the movies that are nominated in the three short film categories.

02/15/2011

Ryan Reynolds struggles to survive in "Buried." (credit: Lionsgate)

Movie Blog: Cleaning Up The Oscar Slate

Switching Hailee Steinfeld from supporting to lead actress is but one of the corrections I feel compelled to make to this year’s Oscar slate. Here are a few more categories I feel could be cleaned up with just one key substitution.

01/25/2011

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Movie Blog: ‘King’s Speech’ Leads Oscar Nods

Up until now, most of the conversation when it comes to Oscars has been centered around The Social Network, the movie that everyone and their mother “knows” is “The Best Movie Of The Year.”

01/25/2011

Raven Bellefleur in "Ana's Playground." (credit: StoryForge, LLC)

Movie Blog: Minnesota Short An Oscar Finalist

The filmmakers behind the Minneapolis-filmed short Ana’s Playground are no doubt used to accolades by this point. But an announcement made on Tuesday was something else altogether.

12/01/2010

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Movie Blog: Biggest Oscar Controversies Ever

Is it possible to have an Academy Award year go by without some sort of controversy popping up? The answer is yes, but it’s a lot more fun when all hell breaks loose. Godard’s award is just a drop in the bucket of Oscar’s turbulent history. Here are some of the most notable Oscar controversies of all time.

11/15/2010

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