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    Palm Springs Festival Offers Pre-Globes and Oscar Glitz

    The Academy Awards ballots are due a week from now, but campaigning went into high gear on Saturday night at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala. George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jessica Chastain, Octavia Spencer, Gary Oldman and Glenn Close all came calling to accept ...

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    2012 Golden Globe Award Predictions

    indieWIRE will provide regular updates of our predictions for the 69th Golden Globe Awards through mid-December, when the nominations are announced.

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    National Society of Film Critics Picks 'Melancholia,' Dunst; 'Tree of Life,' 'A Separation' Win Multiple Awards

    One of my ongoing fantasies has the new preferential Oscar ballot leading to a huge surprise: Lars von Trier's "Melancholia" makes it onto the best picture list, and Cannes-winner Kirsten Dunst knocks out one of the best actress contenders.

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    'Melancholia,' 'Tree of Life' Top National Society of Film Critics' Awards

    Lars von Trier's "Melancohlia" topped the winners of the National Society of Film Critics' annual awards, which were voted on this afternoon in New York City by 58 of the country's most prominent film critics. "Melancholia" won both best picture and best actress (Kirs...

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    Oscar Trailer "Off the Grid" Is Better than Poster: Williams, Fox, Duhamel Track The Host

    Thankfully, the Academy Awards trailer is much better than the poster. Robin Williams, Josh Duhamel, Megan Fox and William Fitchner seek elusive quarry known as The Host. "He's off the grid."

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    The Amazing Race: Can 'Bridesmaids' Convert Guild Nominations Into A Best Picture Nod?

    Gosh, wasn't it nice to have a break from all this awards malarkey over the Christmas break? It's three weeks since our last column, and until the start of this week, the guilds and critics awards had been quiet, with holiday season box office and the actual Oscar ballots going out had been the only...

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    Immersed in Movies: Editor Christopher Tellefsen Pitches Moneyball

    Editing is all about internal rhythms for Christopher Tellefsen, and "Moneyball" fit like a glove. On the surface, it's a David & Goliath sports movie. But it's really about the struggle against conventional wisdom for the fast talking and even quicker thinking Oakland A's general manager Billy Bean...

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    Oscar Talk: What Do Recent Guild Nominees Tell Us About Oscar Race?

    In this week's Oscar Talk, Kris Tapley and I pore over the latest Guild nominations from the producers, writers and art directors. What do we decide? Maybe Steven Spielberg's "War Horse" is weaker than we once thought, and David Fincher's "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" is stronger.

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    What Impact Will BAFTA Nominations Have on the Oscars? Williams, Streep and Swinton Are Steady As They Go

    The race for Oscar nominations is well on its way. Thus the long list of Orange British Academy Film Awards selections--from which 6000 BAFTA members will choose their five nominations per category and finally, the winners--won't have much impact.

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    Diablo Cody, Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig Get Nominated for WGA Awards

    It seems that women's orginal work is being recognized this year by the WGA with two out of the five slots for original screenplay taken by women.  Diablo Cody was nominated for Young Adult and Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo got a nod for Bridesmaids.

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