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    Guest Post: Tales From a First-Time Director at the Oscars by Sara Nesson

    The last time you heard from me (which was also the first) was after the Oscar Nominees Luncheon when I got to revel in my new friendship with Geoffrey Rush. Now, two weeks post Academy Awards, I am finally returning home to Brooklyn, NY. I find myself happily trading the little gold man for what se...

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    Post-Award Thoughts

    As I watched the Oscars and the Independent Spirit Awards this weekend you could see one clear difference between the two events (aside from the formal dresses and the hosts) -- the presence of female winners. The Oscars followed the usual path and having male winner after male winner, especially i...

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    Melissa Leo - Hollywood's Everywoman

    I was really glad to see that Melissa Leo was able to pull out the Oscar win. It was looking really shaky there at the end when she got slammed for her "consider" ads. People felt the ads were tacky and that the reeked of her wanting it too badly. Of course she wanted it badly. You could see it ...

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    Susanne Bier Talks In A Better World

    I am finding it so interesting that Susanne Bier is getting some great press for her Oscar nomination. It makes me think that there is an appetite to hear from women directors especially ones who make substantive movies with action and moral dilemmas. She kind of follows the Kathryn Bigelow model ...

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    Oscar Thoughts

    This time last year I was giddy with excitement in anticipation of the Oscars. The narrative about the awards was all about a woman finally being able to break through the boys club and claim the big prize. There was a lot of talk throughout the culture about the fact that in 82 years only four wo...

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    Guest Post: An Oscar Nominee Attends the Nomination Luncheon by Sara Nesson, director Poster Girl

    I am a first time director, first time Oscar Nominee and first time blogger.

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    The Bigelow Effect - Why We Care

    Why do we care about women's presence in the awards race? Specifically, why do we care so much about a woman getting nominated for best director? That is a great question raised in an very well-written piece by a young woman director named Lindsay on the website Canonball. One thing she asks is i...

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    Nomination Reaction

    I was able to get in touch with Alix Madigan Yorkin, producer of Winter's Bone to get her reaction on her four nominations, including a best picture nod.

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    A Look at the Oscar Nominations

    I held my breath this morning as the best picture nominations were read. It wasn't until I heard the 10th, the one that named Winter's Bone as a nominee that I was finally able to exhale.

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