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    'Her' In, Redford Out: Best and Worst of the Oscar Nominations

    Let's start by stipulating that the Oscars have little or nothing to do with art or even how good a film is. Like any political contest, movie awards are about money and campaigning and popularity and image -- so if a good idea or vision sneaks in, what luck!

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    The Big O: And the Oscars' Winning (and Losing) Female Nominees Are...

    The 86th Academy Award nominations did the hustle big time for "American Hustle," with 10 nominations. From our female perspective, it's terrific that both Amy Adams, with her first lead nod following four supporting tries, and supporting candidate Jennifer Lawrence are in the running in the acting ...

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    2014 Oscar Nominations: The Biggest Shocks, Snubs & Surprises

    Well, the Oscar nominations are in and Twitter has exploded with the usual flurry of WTF?s, OMG!s and TOLDJA!s (perhaps we follow the wrong people). And while in general it seems like a lot of the last-minute trend predictions went in the right direction (Redford went very cool for “All is Lost,” “I...

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    Interview: Callie Khouri on Female Likability and Nashville's Upcoming Guest Stars

    The "Nashville" creator speaks with Melissa Silverstein about what to expect in the second half of her show's sophomore year, the demand for female likability, and the one women-directed film that's been shut out of Oscar season this year.

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    Why Amy Poehler and Tina Fey Should Host the Golden Globes Forever

    Poehler and Fey used their moment in the spotlight to remind us and their industry colleagues that even though there were a lot of women in the room, there are still monumental inequities in the way women are treated in Hollywood.

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    Meryl Streep and Emma Thompson's Feminist Love Fest

    Meryl Streep outed herself as Emma Thompson's biggest fan by celebrating her for being "a rabid, man eating feminist, like I am."

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    Meryl Streep Disses Walt Disney, Emma Thompson Disses Perms at National Board of Review Dinner

    The National Board of Review dinner on January 7 reportedly took a nine-minute detour from its regularly scheduled programming when presenter Meryl Streep launched into a lengthy introduction of her pal, "Saving Mr. Banks" star Emma Thompson, which covered everything from Walt Disney's not so spotle...

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    Watch: 1-Hour Awards Season Roundtable With Oscar Isaac, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Harrison Ford & More

    If you've already watched more "Judge Judy" than you can stomach, and ripped through all the TV seasons you got from Grandma for Christmas, here's another way you can kill some holiday season time.

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    The Big O: Can a Woman Win an Oscar Without Falling in Love?

    If there's a lesson to be learned from likely multiple-Oscar nominee 'Saving Mr. Banks,' it's that a film can be built around a relationship between a man and a woman and not involve romance.

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