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How was Lee's Pi Made? Creative Team to Discuss Making of Film at Academy

23 April 2013 3:47 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Life of Pi evening at the Academy: ‘Deconstructing Pi’ (photo: The Tiger Richard Parker in Life of Pi) The Life of Pi creative team will get together to discuss the 3D and visual-effects work employed on the Ang Lee-directed fantasy adventure on Monday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. “Deconstructing Pi” will be hosted by Academy governor Bill Kroyer (The Green Mile, The Monkey King), and will feature film sequences and “making-of” clips, in addition to an onstage chat with Academy Award-winning visual-effects artists Bill Westenhofer, Erik-Jan De Boer, and Donald R. Elliott; Oscar-winning cinematographer Claudio Miranda; previsualization supervisor Brad Alexander; and Oscar-nominated film editor Tim Squyres. “Thinking in 3D really helped me make this movie," Ang Lee is quoted as saying on the Academy’s website. "…I think that put me in a position to »

- Anna Robinson

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Carnatic violinist-composer Lalgudi G Jayaraman passes away

22 April 2013 10:46 PM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Chennai, Apr 23: Carnatic violist and composer Lalgudi Jayaraman passed away in Chennai on Monday evening following cardiac arrest. He was 82.

He was ailing since December last year. He died at 6.50 p.m. on Monday. He is survived by his wife and son Lalgudi G J R Krishnan and daughter G J R Vijayalakshmi, both violinists.

A purist whose work spanned six decades, Jayaraman's legions of fans, disciples and collaborators included violinist Yehudi Menuhin and vocalists M Balamuralikrishna and Bombay Jayashri.

Along with T N Krishnan and the late M S Gopalakrishnan, Jayaraman made up a triumvirate of celebrated string. »

- Anita Agarwal

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Tsr Blog: The Winners and the Should-Be Winners of 2013 Oscars

22 February 2013 3:15 PM, PST | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

If you’re a fan of Back to the Future II, then you know the value of having the answers ahead of time. So, in this weekend of ballot making, last minute movie watching, and finding the silver linings in some of Oscar’s least agreeable nominations, we here at TheScorecardReview like to share our priceless movie guru foresight as to who will be going home with gold on Sunday night. We do so with “Oscar Bowling,” a unique method for guessing the night’s winners, while also keeping it competitive as our editor Jeff Bayer likes it.

While my list is undoubtedly the most correct, you can still read the lists of Jeff and writer Shane T. Nier below:

Read Jeff Bayer’s “Oscar Bowling” List

Read Shane T. Nier’s “Oscar Bowling” List

Read Nick Allen’s “Oscar Bowling” List

With my list as a guide, below some »

- Nick Allen

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Go Oscar Bowling, Bowl the Perfect Oscar Score — Nick Allen’s Picks for the 85th Academy Awards

22 February 2013 9:06 AM, PST | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

Are you sick of those ordinary Oscar office pools? Tired of only guessing the top 6 or 8 categories for the Academy Awards? Let your inner-movie geek shine with Bowl the Perfect Oscar Score (aka Oscar Bowling), created by Jeff Bayer.

Try to nail 300 points on the 2013 Academy Awards.

This is a confidence list.

There are 24 categories.

How to play

Pick your winners in all 24 categories. Then, give each winner a confidence score. Your most confident pick gets 24 points, second most confident gets 23 points, third most confident gets 22 points, and eventually your least confident pick gets 1 point.

This is perfect for Oscar parties, because the lead keeps changing. The winner is the one with the most points at the end. A perfect score is 300. If there is a tie (there never is a tie), then the winner is the one with the most points in these three categories combined (Best Picture, Best Actor, »

- Nick Allen

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Go Oscar Bowling, Bowl the Perfect Oscar Score — Shane T. Nier’s Picks for the 85th Academy Awards

21 February 2013 3:26 PM, PST | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

Are you sick of those ordinary Oscar office pools? Tired of only guessing the top 6 or 8 categories for the Academy Awards? Let your inner-movie geek shine with Bowl the Perfect Oscar Score (aka Oscar Bowling), created by Jeff Bayer.

Try to nail 300 points on the 2013 Academy Awards.

This is a confidence list.

There are 24 categories.

How to play

Pick your winners in all 24 categories. Then, give each winner a confidence score. Your most confident pick gets 24 points, second most confident gets 23 points, third most confident gets 22 points, and eventually your least confident pick gets 1 point.

This is perfect for Oscar parties, because the lead keeps changing. The winner is the one with the most points at the end. A perfect score is 300. If there is a tie (there never is a tie), then the winner is the one with the most points in these three categories combined (Best Picture, Best Actor, »

- Shane T. Nier

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Go Oscar Bowling, Bowl the Perfect Oscar Score — Jeff Bayer’s Picks for the 85th Academy Awards

21 February 2013 10:01 AM, PST | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

Are you sick of those ordinary Oscar office pools? Tired of only guessing the top 6 or 8 categories for the Academy Awards? Let your inner-movie geek shine with Bowl the Perfect Oscar Score (aka Oscar Bowling).

Try to nail 300 points on the 2013 Academy Awards.

This is a confidence list.

There are 24 categories.

How to play

Pick your winners in all 24 categories. Then, give each winner a confidence score. Your most confident pick gets 24 points, second most confident gets 23 points, third most confident gets 22 points, and eventually your least confident pick gets 1 point.

This is perfect for Oscar parties, because the lead keeps changing. The winner is the one with the most points at the end. A perfect score is 300. If there is a tie (there never is a tie), then the winner is the one with the most points in these three categories combined (Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress).

You »

- Jeff Bayer

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Go Oscar Bowling, Bowl the Perfect Oscar Score — Academy Awards Betting Game

18 February 2013 1:26 PM, PST | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

Are you sick of those ordinary Oscar office pools? Tired of only guessing the top 6 or 8 categories for the Academy Awards? Let your inner-movie geek shine with Bowl the Perfect Oscar Score (aka Oscar Bowling).

Try to nail 300 points on the 2013 Academy Awards.

This is a confidence list.

There are 24 categories.

How to play

Pick your winners in all 24 categories. Then, give each winner a confidence score. Your most confident pick gets 24 points, second most confident gets 23 points, third most confident gets 22 points, and eventually your least confident pick gets 1 point.

This is perfect for Oscar parties, because the lead keeps changing. The winner is the one with the most points at the end. A perfect score is 300. If there is a tie (there never is a tie), then the winner is the one with the most points in these three categories combined (Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress).

You »

- Jeff Bayer

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TSRn: List of Nominees for 85th Annual Academy Awards

10 January 2013 2:49 PM, PST | The Scorecard Review | See recent Scorecard Review news »

After a couple months of various organizations and associations sharing their favorites of the year, (look for our own Jeff Bayer at the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards tonight), the big kahuna has spoken – Oscar nominations are in.

Here are the nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards, with the ceremony taking place on February 24, which will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane.

Best Picture

Nominees:

Amour (2012): To Be Determined

Argo (2012): Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, George Clooney

Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012): Dan Janvey, Josh Penn, Michael Gottwald

Django Unchained (2012): Stacey Sher, Reginald Hudlin, Pilar Savone

Les Misérables (2012): Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward, Cameron Mackintosh

Life of Pi (2012): Gil Netter, Ang Lee, David Womark

Lincoln (2012): Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy

Silver Linings Playbook (2012): Donna Gigliotti, Bruce Cohen, Jonathan Gordon

Zero Dark Thirty (2012): Mark Boal, Kathryn Bigelow, Megan Ellison

Best Performance by an Actor »

- Nick Allen

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