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Defining 2012 Part Two

(continued from Defining 2012 Part One) One could argue that 2012 might have marked the end of the Men In Black franchise.  Men In Black 3 was released in 2012 to positive reviews but its domestic box office take was … Continue reading

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Django Unchained (2012)

“The name’s Django.”  “How do you spell it?” asks Amerigo Vessepi.  “D-J-A-N-G-O.  The ‘D’ is silent,” says Django.  Vessepi responds, “I know.” I was quite enthusiastic about Quentin Tarantino’s latest film.  Tarantino would be tackling a Spaghetti Western, or a … Continue reading

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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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2012 Directors Guild of America Nominations

Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Feature Film: Steven Spielberg, Lincoln Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty Ang Lee, Life of Pi Ben Affleck, Argo Tom Hooper, Les Miserables Outstanding Directorial Achievement In Documentary Film: Malik Bendjelloul, Searching for Sugar Man Kirby Dick, … Continue reading

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2012 Writers Guild of America Nominations

Original Screenplay: Flight written by John Gatins; Paramount Pictures Looper written by Rian Johnson; TriStar Pictures The Master written by Paul Thomas Anderson; The Weinstein Company Moonrise Kingdom written by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola; Focus Features Zero Dark Thirty … Continue reading

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2012 Producers Guild of America Nominations

UPDATE: 1/27/13: Winners now included! The Award for Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures (Darryl F. Zanuck Award): Argo (Warner Bros.) – WINNER! Producers: Ben Affleck, George Clooney, Grant Heslov Beasts of the Southern Wild (Fox Searchlight Pictures) Producers: Michael Gottwald, … 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