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2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress in a Leading Role

Of late, the Academy Awards have seen a much tighter race in the women’s acting categories than in the men’s, and for good reason. Not only were women at the center of Hollywood this year, but they delivered, as they usually do, some of the most memorable performances of the year. And the nominees for this year’s Oscars are just a sample of all

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‘Lady Bird’: Greta Gerwig’s ode to mothers, daughters, and Sacramento

In a year that will chiefly be remembered as the year that began an equality movement in Hollywood, it is important to underscore the significance of these auteurs’ achievements. From Dee Rees’s success with Mudbound, to Rachel Morrison’s historic Oscar nomination for cinematography (making her the first and only woman nominated for the category), to the end-of-year US box office

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‘Loving Vincent’ pays tribute to Vincent Van Gogh’s artistry

What distinguishes great movies from mediocre ones, among many other things of course, is the love with which the film was made — corny, I admit, but a testament to the labour of filmmakers and artists impassioned by their own ideas and creativity and what could come of each and both. One such example is Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman’s

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2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Actress in a Leading Role

    hollywoodreporter.com Nominees: 1) Brie Larson, “Room” 2) Charlotte Rampling, “45 Years” 3) Cate Blanchett, “Carol” 4) Jennifer Lawrence, “Joy” 5) Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn” The Best Actress category features three Oscar winners and two first-time nominees. And while the odds are in Larson’s favour for her powerful performance in Room, surprises are not out of the question. While she always

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