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    'Amour' Leads National Society of Film Critics Awards; Day-Lewis, Riva Among Acting Winners

    The National Society of Film Critics chose Michael Haneke’s 'Amour' as their best picture of 2012. The film narrowly topped Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" for that prize, while its director beat out Anderson and Kathryn Bigelow to win the best director prize as well.

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    Oscar Watch: 'Skyfall' Builds Academy Support, Composer Thomas Newman Overdue for Oscar

    "Skyfall" could land a surprising number of Oscar nominations when they are announced on January 10. James Bond films, while they have been popular over the decades with Academy voters as popcorn entertainment, have not been Oscar contenders except for the occasional technical or song nomination. (T...

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    HBO Announces Documentary Film Lineup for 2013, including 'Mea Maxima Culpa' and 'Life and Times of Tim Hetherington'

    HBO announces their documentary lineup for the first half of 2013, including Alex Gibney's "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God," Sebastian Junger's "Which Way is the Front Line from Here?: The Life and Times of Tim Hetherington" and Steven Pressman's "50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr...

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    Writers Guild Nominations 2013: Who's on the Road to Oscar?

    The trick with parsing the Writers Guild nominees is to remember which of the ones in contention for the Oscar are not WGA eligible: that includes Brit productions "Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and Working Title's "Les Miserables" and "Anna Karenina," Weinstein Co.'s "Django Unchained" (Quentin Taran...

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    'The Master,' 'Looper,' 'Perks Of Being A Wallflower' All Pick Up WGA Award Nominations

    We're now less than a week away from the announcement of the Oscar nominations, and in the last major guild announcement to arrive, the Writers Guild of America have announced their nominees for the best screenplays of the year.

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    2013 WGA Award Nominations Announced; 'The Master,' 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' Make Cut

    The Writers Guild of America has announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2012. 

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    Watch: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Tout the Golden Globes -- "a sloppy, loud party"

    Sparkling hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have released another funny promo for the 2013 Golden Globes (January 13), in which they expound on all things awards. A great thing about the Globes? "The beautiful people of film get to rub shoulders with the horrible, disgusting people of television,&...

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    Oscar Talk: Nomination Ballots Due, PGA and ADG Nods, Best Picture Predictions

    On this week's Oscar Talk podcast, Kris Tapley and I discuss where we are right now with Oscar nominations ballots due January 4 and the impact of this week's Producers Guild and Art Directors Guild nominations. Which films will be on the Best Picture list-will it be seven, eight or even ten...

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    85th Oscars to Include a Tribute to James Bond Franchise

    The 85th Oscars ceremony (February 26) will include a tribute to the James Bond franchise, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012. 007 may have more of a presence at the Academy Awards than initially predicted, with the recent Producers Guild Award nominations -- often a bellwether for Oscar ...

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    When Are Films Political? This is Not a Film

    After a successful theatrical run that began with exclusive engagements in late February at New York's Film Forum and Laemmle's Music Hall in Los Angeles, This is Not a Film, co-directed by Jafar Panahi and Motjaba Mirtahmasb, remains one of the best-reviewed films of the year and is now the Officia...

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