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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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    ABC To Stream Oscars Online For First Time

    For the first time ever, The Oscars preshow and full awards telecast will stream live online.

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    5 Shocking Statistics about Gender Inequity and Academy Awards

    It's no coincidence that those gold Oscar statuettes depict a man. After all, only 16% of all Oscar nominees (since the awards were given out in 1928) have been women.

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    2014 Oscar Predictions

    Here's our annual charts of predictions for the 86th Academy Awards.

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    Here's How This Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shot in a Maximum Security Prison

    Director Edgar Barens spent six months at Iowa State Penitentiary, a maximum security prison in order to film the HBO documentary "Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall," which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject.

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    The Diversity Gap in the Academy Awards in Infographic Form

    We've all seen the statistics about the diversity gap at the Oscars before, but they are still shocking and worth repeating.

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    'Act of Killing' Director Joshua Oppenheimer on How The Oscars Gave The Film 'A Second Life'

    This is a first person by Joshua Oppenheimer, the director of Oscar-nominated documentary "The Act of Killing."

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    Before They Were Famous: Check Out the Best Actor Nominees in Their Debut Film Roles

    Following one of the most competitive Best Actor races in recent history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decided to nominate Christian Bale, Bruce Dern, Leonardo DiCaprio, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Matthew McConaughey for their spectacular performances. In honor of the nominees, Indiewir...

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    2014 Oscar Predictions: Best Picture

    "American Hustle," "Gravity," and "12 Years A Slave" face off in the competitive Best Picture race.

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    Specialty Box Office: 'The Wind Rises' Opens In Shadow of 'LEGO'; 'Gloria' and 'The Great Beauty' Hit Milestones

    While a certain "LEGO" movie continued to dominate the studio box office (taking in a truly massive $183 million after 3 weekends), the specialty box office saw a much smaller animated film debut in its shadow.

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