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Why 'Boyhood' deserved the Oscar

Although “Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” was indeed one of this year’s best films, the time, effort and craft that went into making Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” … 19 more words

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An Inconvenient Truth (2006)

Moon about penguins and parrots all you like, but An Inconvenient Truth, Davis Guggenheim and Al Gore’s dissertation on global warming, sets up the big environmental picture, and gets the sirens going. 94 more words

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Is Corey Kluber going to add an Oscar to his Cy Young?

Corey Kluber won the Cy Young Award in November, but he’s making a strong run at another prestigious award: An Academy Award.

Kluber has shown quite the acting chops over the past 9 months or so. 60 more words

Timbuktu challenges Western media's depictions of Muslims

Timbuktu, directed by Mali’s Abderrahamane Sissako and Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film in 2015, takes place in a small village outside of Timbuktu.  502 more words

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John Ridley Working With Marvel on TV Project

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that John Ridley, who won an Academy Award in 2013 for Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave, is working on a TV project with Marvel. 27 more words

[VIDEO] Fellini's 8 1/2 Gets a New Trailer

Considered by lily-livered wags, art-film know-alls and self-describing cinephiles as one of the greatest movies ever made, Federico Fellini’s 8 ½ is getting another run-out on the UK’s big screens, an opportunity which has been afforded by those kind folks over at… 107 more words

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