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'Locke' Star Tom Hardy Makes Early Case for Oscar (Exclusive Video)

feedproxy.google.com – THR's awards analyst dissects the one man, one car film and exclusively unveils a making-of featurette that illustrates the challenges facing its 36-year-old star. 7 years 31 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Oscar Confirms 3 Producers for '20 Feet From Stardom'

variety.com – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has determined that Morgan Neville, Gil Friesen and Caitrin Rogers are the individual nominees for the documentary feature “20 Feet from Stardom.” Neville is the director and all three are listed as producers in the film’s credits. Academy rules state “A maximum of two persons may be... 7 years 45 weeks ago via brucelee
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Oscar Hopeful '12 Years A Slave' Gets Theatrical Encore From Fox Searchlight

deadline.com – Fox Searchlight’s 12 Years A Slave will get a limited re-release at the height of voting season, coming out in select cities on January 17. The acclaimed film established itself as the early Oscar frontrunner following its release in mid-October. We have seen films like The Social Network get off to a rousing start but then fade toward the end. 7 years 50 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Oscars: Why Sex Isn't 'Blue Is the Warmest Color's' Only Problem (Analysis)

feedproxy.google.com – The Palme d'Or winner is challenging the Academy's squeamishness — but it's a tough year for a potential rookie best actress, as well. This story first appeared in the Dec. 13 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Sex doesn't always sell -- at least not when it comes to the Oscars. 7 years 51 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Thomas Vinterberg Directs Mads Mikkelsen in Danish Oscar Entry 'The Hunt' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

feedproxy.google.com – Danish director Thomas Vinterberg is known for co-founding Denmark's Dogme movement, best expressed in his film "A Celebration," which wowed Cannes in 1998. After a journey of creative risk-taking with English-language films "It's All About Love" and "Dear Wendy," Vinterberg returned home for a major comeback with "The Hunt,"cowritten by Tobias Lindholm ("A Hijacking"),which earned Mads Mikkelsen the Best Actor prize at Cannes in 2012 and was a hit in Denmark, which submitted it this year as its official Oscar entry. 8 years 1 day ago via theothersenhman
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Adopt Films Acquires Palestinian Oscar Entry 'Omar'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: New York-based Adopt Films has been busy with a series of pick-ups this month including Israeli thriller Bethlehem, which is that country’s submission for the Foreign Language Oscar. Adopt also now has the entry from Palestine, Omar. The film, which won the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize in Cannes, is written and directed by Hany Abu-Assad. 8 years 8 weeks ago via brucelee
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Oscars: Hong Kong Nominates Wong Kar-wai's 'The Grandmaster' for Foreign Language Category

feedproxy.google.com – The film opened in the U.S. on August 23, distributed by The Weinstein Company, and has grossed $6.3 million thus far. 8 years 10 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Harvey Weinstein Admits His Mis-Marketed 'The Master'

cinemablend.com – Weinstein, himself, has some thoughts … and shoulders some of the blame. In a candid conversation with Deadline, the bullish studio executive admits that he “probably could have marketed it better,” and that he “probably should have prepared the audience.” 8 years 44 weeks ago via jetli
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Jodie Foster Sending Mel Gibson Film 'The Beaver' To All Academy Members

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: In an unprecedented move this late in the Oscar season, two-time Academy Award winning actress and director Jodie Foster, with the help of her film’s distributor Summit Entertainment, is sending DVD screeners of The Beaver (the Mel Gibson film she directed and co-starred in) to the entire membership of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. 9 years 42 weeks ago via donnieyen
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The Oscars switch up the number of Best Picture nominees again

avclub.com – In their latest round of cosmetic surgery, the Oscars are once more hoping to make themselves seem livelier and more attractive by tinkering with the number of Best Picture nominees—and this time with the added element of surprise. The new rules now say that there can be anywhere from five to 10 nominees each year; it all depends on how many movies receive first-place votes on 5 percent of the total ballots cast. 10 years 24 weeks ago via brucelee
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