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    How to Win An Oscar Pool: Don't Listen to Me

    Seriously. I'm horrible at this. Look at my picks and then do the opposite.

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    The Most Embarrassing Roles Of The 2013 Oscar-Nominated Actors & Actresses

    Yesterday, we talked (with some controversy) about the unwise choices that actors have made after winning an Oscar. Whether out of a desire to cash in, or an ego-driven chase for further acclaim, none were exactly fitting follow-ups. But questionable picks are hardly the sole territory of those who'...

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    Nate Silver Predicts the Oscars -- Statistical Frontrunners and Nominees with "more noise than signal"

    "Political calculus" election guru Nate Silver is taking his third stab at Oscar predictions in the six major categories -- he previously predicted in 2009 and 2011 -- and using a no-nonsense approach. While Silver doesn't boast a perfect Oscar track record, he claims that his method of basing the w...

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    Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Chosen as Oscar-Qualifying in Documentary Short Category

    The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has been selected as an Academy Award-qualifying festival in the Documentary Short Subject category. This decision follows a recent similar decision by the Producers Guild.

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    Oscar Talk: Final Predictions

    On this week's Oscar Talk Podcast, Kris Tapley and I make our final picks -- and have six pivotal disagreements.

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    Oscar Presenters 2013: Multiple Oscar-Winners Jack Nicholson and Dustin Hoffman On Board

    Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announce that multiple Oscar-winners Jack Nicholson ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "As Good as It Gets," "Terms of Endearment") and Dustin Hoffman ("Kramer vs. Kramer," "Rain Man") will present at the February 24 awards show.

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    Updated List of 2013 Oscar Presenters and Performers

    The 85th Academy Awards  have begun finalizing the list of announced presenters and performers for this year's ceremony.

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    Reginald Hudlin Honored by Bevy Smith, CAA and Blackhouse for His 'Django Unchained' Oscar Nod

    As the Academy Awards approach this weekend, celebrations are in full swing. On Tuesday producer Reginald Hudlin was honored at a dinner hosted by Bevy Smith recognizing his Best Picture nomination for Django Unchained.

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    Melvin Van Peebles To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Chicago Movies And Music Festival

    Melvin Van Peebles will be the recipient of the Lifetime Achivement Award at the 5th annual Chicago International Movies and Music Festival which will run from April 18-21.

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    Why 'Searching for Sugar Man' is a Slam Dunk for the Documentary Oscar

    There are few reasons to envy the membership of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, but there have probably been times when the Academy hierarchy has turned an envious eye upon the HFPA’s policy regarding the Golden Globe for Best Documentary: Namely, that there isn’t one. If one thinks of Osca...

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