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    Video: Mike Tyson Helps George W. Bush in "King's Speech" Parody "The President's Speech"

    Never mind that it won Best Picture at the Academy Awards last night, as is necessary these days even British films get the Hollywood remake treatment. So "The King's Speech" is being adapted for American audiences, not with a ratings promotion but with a more familiar tale: "Tyler Perry's The Presi...

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    'The King's Speech' Wins The 2011 Best Picture Award; Film Takes 4 Oscars Including Best Director

    'Inception' Ties For 4 Awards, 'The Social Network' Wins 3 Prizes In TotalEARLIER: OK, we've got all of our quips, zingers and up-to-the-moment thoughts on the Oscars happening on our liveblog right here. But if you just want to take a quick glance at the latest winners, this is your place to be. We...

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    The Playlist's 2011 Academy Awards Liveblog

    It's officially here! The Film Nerd's Superbowl has finally arrived, and we hope you have been sufficiently worked into a lather for the most glitteriest evening of the year: the Oscars. Hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway will hopefully inject some youthful vigor into what is shaping up to be a rather predictable affair. This ain't no "Hurt Locker" vs. "Avatar" year, guys. The bigger awards seem to be a lock, many deservedly so, however, any upsets will at least lively up the proceedings. If you haven't read our last Oscarbation piece with predictions and analysis, definitely check it out. "The King's Speech" is the heavy favorite, sweeping...

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    It's Oscar Day!

    Since I was six years old, Oscar day has come with an unparalleled sense of excitement and energy, and today is no exception. While I'll admit the fact that I'm in Los Angeles and away from the family and friends I've shared this day with over the past twenty years has brought on a weird sense of ...

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    Box Office: "Of Gods and Men" Tops Oscar Weekend Box Office

    France's snubbed entry to the Academy Awards was the top specialty debut on Oscar weekend, as Xavier Beauvois' "Of Gods and Men," which just came off a big night at France's Cesar Awards, debuted to very strong numbers on 3 screens. The Sony Pictures Classics' release - which also won the Grand Prix...

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    Final 2011 Oscar Winner Predictions

    It's Oscar day, and the last of the Oscar prediction columns is up on indieWIRE, so I figured I'd list the full monty here in case anyone trusts me enough to aid in winning their Oscar pool. You can also check out iW's poll of who will/should win the Oscars here.

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    Oscar Pool: The Final Oscar Predictions. That's a Wrap!

    Months and months ago, maybe it was July or August, a major industry insider saw "The Social Network" for the first time. The player was not involved with the film, but predicted to me over the summer that "The Social Network" would win best picture.

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    Weekend Box Office: 'Gnomeo' Leapfrogs 'Hall Pass,' Audiences Not 'Angry' Enough To 'Drive'

    Rats off to ya, “Gnomeo And Juliet.” After two weeks in release, the ‘toon has vaulted into first place, generating $14 million this weekend on its way to a 3D-boosted $100 million+ gross. The Disney Touchstone release, populated almost entirely by British actors, is something of a surprise hit, sin...

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    Weekend Box Office: Gnomeo & Juliet Elves Bash Cage's Drive Angry 3D and Farrelly's Hall Pass

    Animated holdover Gnomeo & Juliet surged ahead of yet another set of weak openers as the box office continues in the doldrums.(Here's our six reasons why.) See weekend trailers and Top Ten Box Office Chart below. Anthony D'Alessandro has the numbers:A band of CGI elves had the last laugh as Disney’s Gnomeo & Juliet stole the box office with $14.2 million, kicking former marquee champs, the Farrelly Brothers and Nicolas Cage, in the groin. The Farrelly’s Hall Pass, distributed by Warner Bros./New Line, slid to second with a $13.4 million three-day after showing signs of a No. 1 win on Friday with $4.6 million.  Summit Entertainment’s Cage head...

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    Fun On Oscar Weekend

    A glowing Melissa Leo, at the Independent Spirit Awards, looks nothing like the mother she played so frighteningly well in The Fighter.

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