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    Santa Barbara Performer of the Year and Oscar Front-Runner Viola Davis Seeks Roles "You Can Sink Your Teeth Into"

    At the height of awards season, at the 27th Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of slain Civil Rights activist Medgar Evers, presented actress Viola Davis with the Outstanding Performer of the Year Award Friday,

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    Director's Guild Of America Names 'The Artist' Helmer Michel Hazanavicius Outstanding Director Of The Year

    It's a decade since the winner of the Director's Guild of America award went on to lose the Oscar -- Rob Marshall picked up the DGA prize for "Chicago" in 2002, only to lose out to Roman Polanski for "The Pianist" at the Academy Awards. Two years before that, DGA winner A...

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    OSCARS DEATH RACE: A CAT IN PARIS

    At first I couldn't understand how "A Cat In Paris" had nabbed an Animated Feature nomination with animation this crude. In fact, at first I couldn't understand "A Cat In Paris" period. For reasons that don't bear explaining, I watched it without subtitles, and my French doesn't go much farther than...

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    DGA Award Winner 'The Artist' Continues its Winning Roll

    Michel Hazanavicius took home the DGA Feature Film Award for "The Artist" Saturday night. The DGA also awarded winners in nine other categories during the 64th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. Historically the DGA winner not only goes on to win best dire...

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    "Beasts Of The Southern Wild," Ava DuVernay, "Detropia" Pick Up Trophies At Sundance 2012 Awards Celebration

    A quickie post highlighting winners from tonight's Sundance Film Festival Awards celebration.

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    'The Artist' & 'Project Nim' Among 2012 DGA Award Winners

    Michel Hazanavicius received the Best Director Award at tonight's DGA Awards for his direction of "The Artist."  "Project Nim" director James Marsh received the award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary.

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    Oscar Watch: The Academy Expands Producer Credits for Best Picture Nominee 'Tree of Life'

    The Academy expanded the producer credits from the usual three to four for "The Tree of Life." The official nominees for the film are Sarah Green, Bill Pohlad, Dede Gardner and Grant Hill. They did not, however, include the film's star, Brad Pitt.

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    'The Artist' Sweeps the Inaugural Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts International Awards

    "The Artist" took three of the five Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts International Awards, winning best picture, director and actor. Tying for best screenplay are "The Ides of March" and "Margin Call," with the jury tied in voting. Meryl Stre...

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    Oscar Weighs In: No Brad Pitt Nomination For 'The Tree of Life'

    The Academy has announced its final tally for official producers of Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life." They are Sarah Green, Bill Pohlad, Dede Gardner and Grant Hill.

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    Does Oscar Really Follow the Critics? Tell-All Charts

    Every year, the lead-up to the Oscars is rife with horse race terminology: there are front-runners, films that lag behind and, of course, last minute surges.  As Hollywood bounces from award ceremony to award ceremony, from SAG to the Golden Globes to the Guild awards, the Oscar-predicting c...

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