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‘The Post’: is Steven Spielberg playing it safe?

A mark of a truly great filmmaker is her ability to challenge both herself and the climate of work around her, to continuously explore new things and to incorporate them into her craft to yield a better result (or even a bad one). And while many filmmakers did that successfully this year — think Jordan Peele (Get Out), Greta Gerwig

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‘Call Me By Your Name’, ‘Get Out’ win top honours at 2017 Gotham Awards

When Moonlight historically won the Best picture statuette at last year’s Academy Awards, it was celebrated for a number of reasons, one of which was being the first independent film to claim the coveted title. Moonlight’s win was predicted a few months prior when it won Best Feature at the 2016 Gotham Awards, the awards ceremony celebrating the best of

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2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Director

  consequenceofsound.net Nominees: 1) Alejandro G. Iñarritu, The Revenant 2) Lenny Abrahamson, Room 3) Adam McKay, The Big Short 4) Tom McCarthy, Spotlight 5) George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road The race for Best Director saw a formidable match-up last year where Alejandro G. Iñarritu prevailed over Richard Linklater, who among many circles was favourote to win. Iñarritu, who was nominated for

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Screen Actors Guild Awards: ‘Spotlight’ takes home top honours, Idris Elba makes SAG history

The 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were held on January 30, 2016, in Los Angeles, California. The night featured a lot of unexpected results coupled with a few sure fire wins in the movie categories. The biggest winner of the night, however, was diversity. When the nominations for the 88th Annual Academy Awards were announced on January 14th, they

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2016 Oscar Predicitions: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  hindustantimes.com Nominees: 1) Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight 2) Christian Bale, The Big Short 3) Tom Hardy, The Revenant 4) Sylvester Stallone, Creed 5) Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies When I first saw the list of nominees in this category, I was quite shocked to see not one, but two major snubs. Not only did I think Room‘s Jacob Tremblay deserved a nomination, I

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