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    The Big O: The Truth Behind Emma Thompson and Oscar Isaac's Oscar Snubs? Lack of Tragedy

    When this year's Oscar nominations were announced, there were a few surprising omissions on the ballot, especially in the acting categories.

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    'Her' In, Redford Out: Best and Worst of the Oscar Nominations

    Let's start by stipulating that the Oscars have little or nothing to do with art or even how good a film is. Like any political contest, movie awards are about money and campaigning and popularity and image -- so if a good idea or vision sneaks in, what luck!

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    The Big O: And the Oscars' Winning (and Losing) Female Nominees Are...

    The 86th Academy Award nominations did the hustle big time for "American Hustle," with 10 nominations. From our female perspective, it's terrific that both Amy Adams, with her first lead nod following four supporting tries, and supporting candidate Jennifer Lawrence are in the running in the acting ...

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    2014 Oscar Nominations: The Biggest Shocks, Snubs & Surprises

    Well, the Oscar nominations are in and Twitter has exploded with the usual flurry of WTF?s, OMG!s and TOLDJA!s (perhaps we follow the wrong people). And while in general it seems like a lot of the last-minute trend predictions went in the right direction (Redford went very cool for “All is Lost,” “I...

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    Interview: Callie Khouri on Female Likability and Nashville's Upcoming Guest Stars

    The "Nashville" creator speaks with Melissa Silverstein about what to expect in the second half of her show's sophomore year, the demand for female likability, and the one women-directed film that's been shut out of Oscar season this year.

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    ACE Eddie Awards Nominees Include 'The Wolf of Wall Street,' 'Her,' 'Inside Llewyn Davis,' 'Gravity' & More

    The awards season train continues to roll full steam towards the Oscar nominations next week, and January sees all the individual guilds weigh in first with who they're honoring in their respective fields. And today brings us the editors, who highlight the year in cutting with the nominees for the 6...

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    BAFTA Nods Recognize Women Directors and Female Protagonists

    Among the BAFTA nominees are films by several women directors: Clio Barnard's "The Selfish Giant," Haifaa al-Mansour's "Wadjda," Gabriela Cowperthwaite's "Blackfish," and Jennifer Lee's "Frozen."

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    Oscars: The State Of The Best Picture Race With 10 Days To Go Before Nominations

    After a few restorative weeks (mostly spent watching Scott Adkins movies, in case you were wondering), we're back on the awards beat. We're now only ten days from the announcement of the Oscar nominations, with one of the busiest weeks of the season before that (DGA and BAFTA nominations are still t...

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    Box Office Top Ten: 'Frozen' Returns to #1 in 7th Week; 'Wolf of Wall Street' Shows Strength

    Even with inclement weather in the eastern half of the country cutting into attendance, the top 10 came in $4 million ahead of last year. This despite the relative shortfall from this year's standard first weekend opening of a new horror film. "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones" failed to land t...

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    Megan Ellison Leads PGA Awards Nominations

    Wunderkind producer Megan Ellison leads the pack with two nominations for her behind-the-scenes work on "Her" and "American Hustle."

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