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    Oscar Watch: Cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth Talks The Social Network

    The Oscar-nominated cinematography on The Social Network is trickier than it looks. David Fincher and his long-time director of photography, Jeff Cronenweth worked within various constraints. Shot with the latest digital RED One camera, the film was low-budget for a studio film ($50 million), was ai...

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    Oscar Talk: Bening vs. Portman, Leo's Gaffe, Nominees Lunch, BAFTAs, Inception Surge

    We're in the thick of the Oscar race now. In this week's Oscar Talk podcast, In Contention's Kris Tapley and Guy Lodge and I discuss the real contest between Annette Bening and Natalie Portman, whether Melissa Leo's glam ads are opening up the field in supporting actress, and how the Nominees Lunch ...

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    Social Network Q & A: Composers Reznor & Ross Talk Score, Fight Club Musical, Editors Baxter & Wall

    Bragging rights to a quantity of Oscars are important to the bigger-scale films vying for technical awards. Amy Dawes covered the Q & A for The Social Network including composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, and editors Kurt Baxter and Angus Wall:Trent Reznor took an instinctual, unstudied approac...

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    SBIFF Oscar Directors Panel: Aronofsky, Ferguson, Granik, Hooper, Russell, Unkrich

    During the final panel of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on February 5, Variety’s Peter Bart led a discussion among directors of Oscar-nominated films, including Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan), documentarian Charles Ferguson (Inside Job), writer-director Debra Granik (Winter’s Bone), T...

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    Take That Zuckerberg! Winklevi Fight For More Money, Publicity with Spandex

    The Winklevoss Twins (or the Winklevi, as brought to you by The Social Network's Armie Hammer), who lost their most recent fight against Mark Zuckerberg, strike back in an interview with The Daily [UPDATED: Part 2 & 3 after the jump; Piers Morgan interview with the twins here]:

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    Three Critics: Forces of Change in 2011

    In our ongoing Three Critics series for AOL Moviefone, indieWIRE critics Leonard Maltin, Eric Kohn and I continue to debate the challenges facing Hollywood. I start things off:Anne Thompson: As we move into 2011, things in the movie business are not looking good. Even though 3D propped up 2010 ticke...

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    Oscar Talk: Possible King's Speech Sweep, Santa Barbara Fest, Potential Upsets

    In this week's Oscar Talk, Kris Tapley and I debate a King's Speech Oscar sweep, possible Oscar upsets and share what we learned in Santa Barbara at various tributes and panels.

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    Oscar Watch: True Grit vs. Social Network, Bening vs. Portman

    How quickly momentum shifts in the Oscar race after nominations reveal the lay of the land. Every single one of the Gurus 'O Gold who was voting for The Social Network to win best picture switched to The King's Speech. Wow.

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