What the Spirits Might Tell Us About the Oscars
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What the Spirits Might Tell Us About the Oscars

bipedalist - February 28, 2018

The Spirit Awards are really what the film critics praised, or overpraised, depending on your point of view, this year. It really is what they would prefer…

Honest Trailers – A Muggle’s Eye View
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Honest Trailers – A Muggle’s Eye View

bipedalist - February 27, 2018

It's okay, laughed a few times. Wondering if the peeps who made it actually watched all the movies. But some of this is funny. Someday we'll break…

A Wrinkle in Time Premieres, History in the Making
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A Wrinkle in Time Premieres, History in the Making

bipedalist - February 27, 2018

Hopefully people will understand what a big deal it is that A Wrinkle in Time, directed by Ava DuVernay from a book no one thought could be…

Dear Oscar: Hear My Plea!
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Dear Oscar: Hear My Plea!

bipedalist - February 27, 2018

It's the last day of voting. Here is your chance to ask for the thing you've always wanted for Oscar Sunday. Any particular requests? I'll start: Dear…

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bipedalist - February 27, 2018

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All This and the Oscars Too! Diving Into Perplexing Best Picture
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All This and the Oscars Too! Diving Into Perplexing Best Picture

bipedalist - February 26, 2018

Jazz was still out of the country so Ryan, Marshall and I spent an hour or so going over the conundrum of this year's crazy Best Picture…

Why Can’t Films With Best Actress Contenders Win Best Picture?
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Why Can’t Films With Best Actress Contenders Win Best Picture?

bipedalist - February 26, 2018

The last time a film starring a woman who was also a Best Actress contender won Best Picture was in 2004, with Million Dollar Baby. Since the…

For Your Consideration: Blazingly Brilliant I, Tonya
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For Your Consideration: Blazingly Brilliant I, Tonya

bipedalist - February 26, 2018

No one knew quite what to make of I, Tonya when it first screened in Toronto. It was brilliant, they said — it was dark, it was…

Three Best Picture Contenders Outside Hollywood, California
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Three Best Picture Contenders Outside Hollywood, California

bipedalist - February 25, 2018

I finished the big charts for this year and thought you might want to take a look. I hope there are no mistakes but you know, there…

Dunkirk Takes Top Prize at Cinema Audio Society
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Dunkirk Takes Top Prize at Cinema Audio Society

bipedalist - February 25, 2018

The Sound Mixing award seems to be tipped in Dunkirk's favor as it won the CAS last night. It was up against Baby Driver, The Shape of…