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    Central Ohio Critics Award Nominations

    The Central Ohio Film Critics Association have announced their extensive nominees for the best in 2011. A whopping 15 films were nominated in the best picture category, including unlikely Oscar inclusions like "Margin Call," "Melancholia," "Super 8" and "Win Win.&q...

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    Oscar Front-Runner Streep to Accept Berlinale's Golden Bear Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Berlinale's honorary lifetime achievement award, the Golden Bear, will be given to "The Iron Lady"'s Meryl Streep on February 14. The Berlin fest's Dieter Kosslick calls Streep "a brilliant, versatile performer who moves with ease between dramatic and comedic roles."

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    Time Magazine Blows Up The Box, Votes Ameena Matthews & Khomotso Manyaka As Top 2011 Performances

    From a list penned by Richard Corliss, senior writer for Time magazine, highlighting 2011's best big screen performances, I was absolutely shocked to see these 2 names make the short list of 5 on the women's side: Ameena Matthews and Khomotso Manyaka. 

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    Oscar Talk: What Can Topple The Artist? New Ballots Change Race; Top Five Actresses; Lagging Christmas Contenders

    In this week's Oscar Talk, after a holiday hiatus Kris Tapley and I come back to assess the Oscar race just as Academy voters get their ballots in the mail. This time, there will be five slots for an undetermined number of Best Picture candidates.

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    Farhadi Talks Oscar Front-Runner A Separation; Divorce Drama Questions Iran's Future

    Iranian Oscar submission "A Separation" was the final film shown at Sneak Previews this year; we went out on a high note. The film has been winning prizes since it was first shown in Berlin and won the Golden Bear. It has landed on many ten best lists and is a likely foreign film Oscar nominee.

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    What Happened to Contagion?

    It’s completely disappeared from any awards conversation, including, incredibly, best screenplay and direction. When I saw it, I thought it was the second great movie of the decade. At least "The Social Network" was a real contender up to the wire. I was certain that "Contagion" would be the same...

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    Will The Iron Lady's Nasty Reviews Hurt Meryl Streep at the Oscars?

    Well, these are not the reviews Harvey Weinstein had in mind when he backed "The Iron Lady." So far the movie is scoring 64% on Rotten Tomatoes. Stateside critics are praising Meryl Streep's impeccable portrait of a much-revered and reviled British leader, while many question Phyllida Lloyd's direct...

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    SAG Nominee Demian Bichir Landed A Better Life By Playing Castro for Soderbergh: But Will Tom Hanks Watch It?

    Demian Bichir, scion to a theater family in Mexico City, was at the height of his fame 20 years ago when he decided to come to the States, first to New York and then L.A., to find his way in Hollywood.

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    Austin Critics Go For 'Hugo,' Shannon, Swinton

    The Austin Film Critics Association have announced their annual awards, with Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" taking the top prize. Nicolas Winding Refn took best director honors for "Drive," while Michael Shannon, Tilda Swinton, Albert Brooks and Jessica Chastain won acting honors.

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    The Indiewire Team Pick Their Top 10 Films of 2011

    While Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life" took the top spot in Indiewire's's recent 2011 poll of over 160 critics, journalists and other tastemakers of the film world, this much smaller grouping of Indiewire staffers and freelancers highlighted a number of other movies large and small (but mostly s...

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