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By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Roman Polanski plans to sue Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for ‘illegal expulsion’

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences finally expelled Roman Polanski from their midst, along with actor Bill Cosby, who confessed to raping a minor in the late 1970’s. Now Polanski. Polanski’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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New ‘Mad Max’ film stalled by legal battle between filmmakers and Warner Bros

Mad Max writer and director George Miller, is locked in a bitter court battle with Warner Bros that threatens plans to make two more movies in the popular action series. The Sydney Morning Herald notes that “Three More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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2018 Oscar nominations: Mike Smith discusses the surprises, the James Franco snub, Logan and his predictions

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday. Below is our analysis with Media Mikes’ Mike Smith and Brandon Jones. BEST PICTURE “Call Me by Your Name”  “Darkest Hour” “Dunkirk” “Get More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Woody Allen sad over Harvey Weinstein sex scandal, fears ‘witch hunt’ as boycott talk grows

Woody Allen told the BBC that he’s “sad” for Harvey Weinstein and fears the allegations against the disgraced movie mogul may lead to a “witch hunt” against men, sparking attacks from across the Internet More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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‘The Graduate’ returns to cinemas for 50th anniversary on April 23 and April 26

The Graduate is back on the big screen for two days this April in a new 50tth anniversary restoration, a rare theatrical presentation as part of the year-long TCM Big Screen Classics series. Audiences will also More...

By Sierra Jones On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in first ‘Snowden’ trailer, poster

The official trailer has dropped for Oliver Stone’s Snowden, the story of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley. JGL as Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone’s upcoming More...

By Zach Jones On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Ben Affleck says Zack Snyder inspired him to want to direct a ‘Batman’ film

Warner Bros. is finally unleashing their highly-anticipated DC Extended Universe this year, introducing new characters in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad. One of the most important pieces More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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Will Smith, Spike Lee, Jada Pinkett-Smith to boycott Oscars

The backlash against this year’s Academy Award nominations escalated Monday with announcements by director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith that they would boycott the Feb. 28 Oscars ceremony, citing More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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George Miller, Ridley Scott get DGA nomination, Steven Spielberg snubbed

With the Oscar nominations set, the DGA announcement went out as a prelude with their picks for Best Director. Here are the nominees named by the DGA: Alejandro González Iñárritu (The Revenant) Tom McCarthy (Spotlight) Adam More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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‘The Revenant’ leads Oscar nominations, ‘Mad Max’ ‘The Martian’ ‘Force Awakens’ all get noticed

The 88th Academy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday morning and The Revenant led the field, earning nods in 12 different categories, including Best Picture, followed by the popular Mad Max: Fury Road More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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‘The Imitation Game’ Review: Benedict Cumberbatch shines in amazing film

The Sherlock star, Benedict Cumberbatch, raised his game even further with his amazing performance in the Alan Turing biopic, The Imitation Game. During the height of Nazi expansion, Britain develops the MI6 program More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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‘American Sniper’ review: Chris Kyle remember in powerful film

Just as Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker before it, American Sniper is a powerful commentary on the wars in the Middle East. Director Clint Eastwood captures the legacy of Chris Kyle (played by Bradley Cooper) and More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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‘Argo’ wins Best Picture Oscar as Daniel Day-Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence and Ang Lee get top honors

Ben Affleck may have been snubbed as a director, but “Argo” won the top prize as the Best Picture in 2012. Steven Spielberg’s presidential biopic,”Lincoln,” led the Oscar nominated films with More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 11th, 2013
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‘Lincoln’ tops Oscar nominations with 12, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jessica Chastian lead acting candidates

Steven Spielberg’s presidential biopic,”Lincoln,” leads the Oscar nominated films with 12 while “Life with Pi,” directed by Ang Lee was second at 11. Ben Affleck (right) got snubbed, More...


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