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    Watch: All Oscar Acceptance Speeches For Best Picture & Major Categories Plus The Entire Show In 2 Minutes

    For anyone watching the Oscars at home last night, they may have noticed something a different about the speeches this year....no one really got played off. It looks like the producers took it easy on the winners in 2014, rarely breaking out the orchestra to hustle people off the stage, leading to s...

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    2014 Oscar Winners: 'Gravity' Wins 7, '12 Years A Slave' Takes Best Picture, 'American Hustle' Shut Out

    ...And that's it on another year. As always, the Oscars were both exciting, (mostly) sleep inducing, surprising and left us with lots to talk about. But it's late, we're tired and filled with nacho cheese, so we're going to be a bit brief for now.

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    2014 Oscars: The Playlist's 86th Academy Awards Live Blog

    What's up party people, here is your official Playlist Oscars 2014 live-blog, steered with reckless, and rosé-soaked abandon by me, Katie Walsh. I'm no awards pundit, or expert, but I am an enthusiast for fashions, celebrities, and live television mishaps, which is what these awards shows do best, a...

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    Final 2014 Oscar Predictions

    Why are people talking about Oscar upsets this year? Because this intensely competitive race --prolonged by the Olympics--could yield some surprises on March 2. (See my picks below.)

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    '12 Years a Slave' Dominates the Indie Spirit Awards

    "To be a part of that does not come along all that often," said Brad Pitt of producing "12 Years a Slave," backstage at Saturday's alternative to the Oscars, the Independent Spirit Awards. '12 Years a Slave' took home five awards, not only for best feature, but director Steve McQueen, supporting act...

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    Independent Spirit Award Winners: '12 Years A Slave' Scores Best Picture, Director & 5 Prizes Total

    The Independent's Spirit Awards are underway. "12 Years A Slave' leads the field with 7 nominations, while "Nebraska" is close behind with six, picking up nods in the same categories bar cinematography. "All Is Lost" has four nominations while "Inside Llewyn Davis" and "Frances Ha" made up the rest...

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    Indiewire's Film Critic Picks the Oscars: If '12 Years a Slave' Doesn't Win, All Is Lost

    There are great movies and important movies, but rarely do those two qualities meet on the global stage of the Academy Awards. Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" is the first in ages to offer that opportunity. In the half year since it gobsmacked audiences at the Telluride Film Festival, "12 Years a...

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    Oscar Talk Final Predictions: 'Gravity' or '12 Years a Slave'? Lawrence or Nyong'o?

    On this season's final Oscar Talk Podcast, Kris Tapley and I dig in to this year's hardest categories to predict: Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress.

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    'The Hobbit: Desolation Of Smaug' & '12 Years A Slave' Lead 19th Empire Award Nominations

    In a week's time, the Oscars will be over, but that doesn't quite mean the end of awards season, with a few stragglers — normally more populist than high-minded — following in the weeks and months after. Now in their 19th year, the Jameson Empire Awards — run by the UK movie magazine — are more MTV ...

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