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Reactions To 2012 Academy Award Nominations Part Two

(continued from Reactions To 2012 Academy Award Nominations Part One) Best Foreign Language Film I was surprised that The Intouchables didn’t get nominated, and it looks like Amour will be the winner here. Best Animated Feature I got the nominees … Continue reading

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Reactions To 2012 Academy Award Nominations Part One

Some thoughts: Best Picture My first surprise here is that the Academy only went with nine nominees again instead of ten.  I’m glad to see Amour pop up here and that the Academy didn’t forget about Beasts of the Southern … Continue reading

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2012 Academy Award Nominations

The nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced this morning, and I have to say that I’m quite surprised about some of the nominees (as well as which films got snubbed).  Lincoln leads with 12 nominations, and Ang Lee’s Life … Continue reading

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Masters of Cinema Interview With Alfred Hitchcock

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With the recent release of Sacha Gervasi’s terrific Hitchcock, my having seen four of the master of suspense’s films (1954’s Rear Window, 1958’s Vertigo, 1963’s The Birds, and 1964’s Marnie) on the big screen this year, and this year being … Continue reading

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Best Makeup Oscar 2012 Shortlist

The shortlist for the Best Makeup Oscar was recently announced.  The seven films in the running are: Hitchcock The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Les Misérables Lincoln Looper Men in Black 3 Snow White and the Huntsman The titles listed in … Continue reading

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2012 Golden Globe Nominations

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA Argo Django Unchained Life of Pi Lincoln Zero Dark Thirty BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA Jessica Chastain- Zero Dark Thirty Marion Cotillard- Rust and Bone Helen Mirren- Hitchcock Naomi … Continue reading

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Hitchcock (2012)

“My contract guarantees me final cut on all of my pictures,” proclaims Alfred Hitchcock.  President of Paramount Pictures Barney Balaban responds, “It also states that Paramount doesn’t have to release anything that might cause the studio embarrassment!”  Hitchcock responds, “As … Continue reading