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6 Days Until Oscar: Manchester vs Hacksaw vs Lion

12 hours ago | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

With 6 days to go until the big show, let's play like we did with 8 days, and look at the Best Picture nominees with that particular number of nominations. Three movies received six nominations this time though they'll facing off less directly and only in the marquee categories at that. Nevertheless, remove the other nominees from the equation for this exercize and tell us who wins in these particular face-offs...

Hacksaw Ridge Lion Manchester

Their six nominations

Picture Picture Picture Director   Director Actor

Andrew Garfield    Actor

Casey Affleck    Supporting Actress

Nicole Kidman  Supporting Actress

Michelle Williams    Supporting Actor

Dev Patel  Supporting Actor

Lucas Hedges    Adapted Screenplay       Original Screenplay   Cinematography   Film Editing       Original Score   Sound Mixing     Sound Editing    

 

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2017 Oscar Previews: Part 1

14 hours ago | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The 89th Annual Academy Awards will take place Sunday February 26th at 8:30pm Eastern time. Here is our overview of the major awards nominees in case you didn’t get to see them yourself. 

There’s always a lot of talk leading up to the big day about who will win what awards. We try to make our predictions based on trends from the past, but we can’t help to be swayed by our own personal opinions. Some movies truly strike a chord with us, while others aren’t interesting at all. Furthermore, Oscar films are usually heavy in the drama department and therefore they aren’t always the easiest or most entertaining movies to watch.

That’s why we’re here. Here is your guide to the nominees of this year’s Academy Awards. We’ve compiled the following brief summaries, interesting facts, and critical reviews for all these films and people. »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (G.S. Perno)

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Five Michael Shannon Performances To Watch

21 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

First making his mark in our collective consciousness’ opposite Bill Murray in the cult classic Groundhog Day, over the past few years the supremely talented Michael Shannon is securing roles that showcase his range earning him much deserved recognition. He’s been nominated for Academy Awards, SAG Awards, Golden Globes, and his intense brooding style has gained him serious critical plaudits.

Speaking of the Oscars, with the AMPAS polls closing on Tuesday 21st, this is a great time to remind any voters out there why Michael Shannon is amazing. His powerful characters with mysterious, potentially dark depths, has served him very well in the last 12 months, with huge critical acclaim for Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals, he now stars in Frank & Lola, a modern film noir that looks at the nature of romantic obsession, violence, and all consuming passion..

As you can see from the trailer below, it’s going to be an intense one, »

- Amie Cranswick

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Do You Care About the Personal Opinions of Filmmakers and Film Stars?

19 February 2017 7:15 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Samuel Brace on separating art from the artist…

When viewing a movie, or TV show for that matter, what takes precedent inside your head? Is it how good the film is? How much you liked it? Or is it your opinion of the person that made the film? It’s easy to look at a movie as purely that — a piece of entertainment — a product that is independent from anything else. But the truth is that someone made that product, the truth is that there’s a person with thoughts and opinions that helped bring that movie into the world. Sometimes that individual may not be a very good person, sometimes we may fundamentally disagree with them, but should we care? Does the person behind the project matter at all or as much as the project itself?

Recently I watched what I believe to be the best film of 2016, Hacksaw Ridge. »

- Samuel Brace

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Today in Movie Culture: Rufio Wants a 'Hook' Spinoff, Heath Ledger's Joker vs. Jared Leto's Joker and More

17 February 2017 10:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:   Dream Sequel of the Day:  Dante Basco, who plays Rufio in Steven Spielberg's Hook, is trying to make a spinoff prequel for his character via Kickstarter. Watch the campaign video:    Fake Movie of the Day:  Speaking of movies that won't happen, here's Andrew Garfield and Idina Menzel in a fake movie literally written by kids as featured on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert:   Movie Character Battle of the Day: See if your favorite Joker, Heath Ledger's from The Dark Knight or Jared Leto's from Suicide Squad, wins in this fan-made mash-up short (via Geek Tyrant):    Cosplay of the...

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Yes, Damien Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ Really Will Win Director and Picture Oscars — Here’s Why

17 February 2017 2:17 PM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Late in the Oscar season, at the moment when voters actually fill in their ballots (the deadline is February 21 at 5 pm), it all comes down to what movies they have actually seen. What did they love the most, and is freshest in their minds? Which film aligns with the zeitgeist, delivering the message that 6,000 voters want to send?

The five directing nominations tend to line up with the strongest Best Picture contenders, although snubbed director nominee Ben Affleck did win Best Picture win for “Argo.” However, that underdog story became a narrative in itself that drove “Argo” to the win.

This year, the narratives include the aftermath of#OscarsSoWhite and the election of Donald J. Trump. Which will stick?

Here’s how the Best Director and Best Picture races are shaking out.

La La Land” is the magical, romantic, modern-yet-retro musical about artistic passion created by wunderkind Damien Chazelle and his gifted collaborators, »

- Anne Thompson

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Yes, Damien Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ Really Will Win Director and Picture Oscars — Here’s Why

17 February 2017 2:17 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Late in the Oscar season, at the moment when voters actually fill in their ballots (the deadline is February 21 at 5 pm), it all comes down to what movies they have actually seen. What did they love the most, and is freshest in their minds? Which film aligns with the zeitgeist, delivering the message that 6,000 voters want to send?

The five directing nominations tend to line up with the strongest Best Picture contenders, although snubbed director nominee Ben Affleck did win Best Picture win for “Argo.” However, that underdog story became a narrative in itself that drove “Argo” to the win.

This year, the narratives include the aftermath of#OscarsSoWhite and the election of Donald J. Trump. Which will stick?

Here’s how the Best Director and Best Picture races are shaking out.

La La Land” is the magical, romantic, modern-yet-retro musical about artistic passion created by wunderkind Damien Chazelle and his gifted collaborators, »

- Anne Thompson

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Penultimate Oscar predictions

17 February 2017 10:31 AM, PST | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

The Academy Awards are in just over a week, ladies and gentlemen. My how time flies, right? With the show coming so soon, there can be a rush to finalize predictions and try to hold course until the end. That’s not my way though, as I play around with my picks right until just before the big night. This second to last update is sort of a fail-safe, giving me a chance to still potentially go out on a limb or two before getting down to business. The Oscars will unfold in less than ten days, so if you’re not excited yet, now is the time to start getting excited. This is what we spend all this time preparing for, after all… Below are the penultimate picks for the upcoming ceremony. Next week will be the big one, where I’ll finally come to grips with this whole thing, »

- Joey Magidson

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When Are the 2017 Oscars? Plus, Everything Else You Need to Know About the Show

17 February 2017 10:25 AM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

The Oscars are the grand finale of award season, and this year, we have more to look forward to than ever. La La Land is up for an astonishing (and recording-tying) 14 awards, Viola Davis has already broken a record, and unless one of them doesn't show up for their nominated categories, ex-couple Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield will be in the same place at the same time. (It's exciting, Ok?) If you're looking forward to the big show, take a look at all the need-to-know details below! The Nominees The best picture race is incredibly tight, with Arrival, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell or High Water, Hidden Figures, La La Land, Lion, Manchester by the Sea, and Moonlight all in the running. At least one actor from each of those movies is up for an individual nod, including Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Casey Affleck, Denzel Washington, and Viola Davis. There are »

- Maggie Pehanick

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The 2017 Oscar Nominees: Everything you need to know about the Best Actor Race

17 February 2017 7:44 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

The 2017 Oscar Nominees: Everything you need to know about the Best Actor RaceThe 2017 Oscar Nominees: Everything you need to know about the Best Actor RaceAdriana Floridia2/17/2017 10:44:00 Am

The Best Actor race just got exciting.

For most of the season, it looked like the winner in this category was set. Casey Affleck had been winning nearly every accolade imaginable for his masterful performance in Manchester by the Sea. However, this changed when Denzel Washington won the Screen Actors Guild award for his turn in Fences. Suddenly, we aren't so sure about Affleck winning the Oscar, as the winner of the SAG usually goes on to win the top prize.

While it's unlikely, the other three contenders could pull an upset, and if anyone were going to it may be Ryan Gosling. His co-star in La La Land, Emma Stone, is just about set to win the Oscar for Best Actress, »

- Adriana Floridia

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Watch: Priyanka Chopra in a rib tickling trailer of Teenage War with Andrew Garfield and Idina Menzel

16 February 2017 10:57 PM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

Priyanka Chopra recently made her first appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert where she talked about her on-set injury and living in the Us on working Visa during President Donald Trump’s reign. Earlier this week, Stephen Colbert released a hilarious sketch starring Hollywood actor Andrew Garfield and singer Idina Menzel. It is aRead More

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‘La La Land’ Will Win Best Editing Oscar — Here’s Why

16 February 2017 12:50 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

You’d think that the Oscar race for Best Editing would be very much in play. After all, “Arrival” and “La La Land” took the Ace Awards for drama and comedy, respectively, while “Hacksaw Ridge” won the BAFTA.

But given the audacity of Best Picture frontrunner “La La Land” and the fact that editor Tom Cross previously won the Oscar for Damien Chazelle’s “Whiplash,” the odds are with him again.

Still, with such a strong group of nominees, the craft awards could break unexpectedly. Each editor explores existential crises in different ways and creatively plays with time and space.

Here’s how the race is shaking out.

La La Land

With the bittersweet love story between Ryan Gosling’s Sebastian and Emma Stone’s Mia, Chazelle constructed a musical bridge between the past and the present — Hollywood as both dreamland and boulevard of broken dreams. It’s filled with flashbacks and fantasy sequences, »

- Bill Desowitz

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‘Lion,’ ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ and ‘Hidden Figures’ Look Beyond Oscar Gold

16 February 2017 12:38 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

At this time of year, industry workers talk about a film in terms of Oscars and/or box office. But there are plenty of nominees that have a life apart from those considerations: These are films that actually help people.

Lionsgate’s “Hacksaw Ridge” has been working with military veterans, Fox’s “Hidden Figures” has been doing outreach to students, and the Weinstein Co.’s “Lion” is raising funds to benefit impoverished children in India.

After each movie wrapped production, filmmakers began to realize their work might help people. Donna Gigliotti, a producer of “Figures,” says, “These things happened organically. There was no great plan. But I’m so glad it happened.”

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Lion” producer Iain Canning said that in early screenings, people asked how they could help Calcutta’s homeless children, who are depicted in the film. »

- Tim Gray

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Ryan Reynolds Gave Blake Lively One Single Earring for Valentine's Day, and She Loves It

16 February 2017 12:31 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Very few men could get away with giving their wives one single earring for Valentine's Day, but Ryan Reynolds is one of them.

The 40-year-old actor gifted Blake Lively a stunning single earring in the shape of an arrow by Anita Ko, and she couldn't love it more.

Watch: Blake Lively Has a Galentine's Day With Mom and Sister -- See Her Heart-Shaped Hair!

"This was my Valentine's Day gift, one of them, apparently," she told Elle.com at an event in New York on Monday, showing off the cute bling.

"My husband was so excited about my Valentine's Day gift that he gave it to me early. But I love this because it's also like Valentine's Day, it's an arrow. The cupid got me very bad with him," she gushed. "I have it very, very bad for my husband, so it's a nice representation of that for me, that's why I loved it."

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Mel Gibson Among Directors Touted for 'Suicide Squad 2'

16 February 2017 12:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Mel Gibson is back! Whether that delights you or not, the evidence is clear. Over the past few months, we've seen him give a very appealing lead performance in the razor-edged action movie Blood Father, which gained a lot of fans even with a limited release. Then came Hacksaw Ridge (above), a war movie that, yes, featured plenty of tough-minded and explicit violence, but proved to be more about the strong religious beliefs of its lead character, played by Andrew Garfield, than anything else. Critically acclaimed upon release in November, Hacksaw Ridge was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Garfield) and Best Director (Gibson). Obviously, the latter nomination was the most significant for Gibson's career, in that it seemed to indicate...

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Mel Gibson Among Directors Touted for 'Suicide Squad 2'

16 February 2017 6:58 AM, PST | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

Mel Gibson is back! Whether that delights you or not, the evidence is clear. Over the past few months, we've seen him give a very appealing lead performance in the razor-edged action movie Blood Father, which gained a lot of fans even with a limited release. Then came Hacksaw Ridge (above), a war movie that, yes, featured plenty of tough-minded and explicit violence, but proved to be more about the strong religious beliefs of its lead character, played by Andrew Garfield, than anything else....

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2017 Oscars Predictions: Who Should Win, Who Will Win

15 February 2017 12:46 PM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

The battle lines are drawn: It's La La Land, a musical fantasy about white lovers in Hollywood, versus Moonlight, a searing drama about black youth surviving on the streets of Miami. That contest is symptomatic of how serious Oscar is – or isn't – about diversity. After two years in which not a single black actor showed up among the acting nominees, this year's crop includes seven actors of color: Mahershala Ali, Viola Davis, Naomie Harris, Ruth Negga, Dev PatelOctavia Spencer and Denzel Washington.

"Wow, what a difference a year makes, »

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Mel Gibson, Andrew Garfield And Bill Mechanic On The 15-Year Ordeal To Scale ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

15 February 2017 11:30 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Editors Note: This story originally ran on December 1, 2016. When Mel Gibson and Andrew Garfield gather to speak on their WWII film Hacksaw Ridge, each has jetted into La from Europe where they are making other movies. Gibson left the set of The Professor and the Madman, a movie he's starring in with Sean Penn. Garfield was deep into developing the semi-schizophrenic character he was about to start playing in Under the Silver Lake, but it doesn't take much time for them… »

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Andrew Garfield, Idina Menzel Star In Movie Written By Kids On ‘Late Show’

15 February 2017 10:56 AM, PST | ET Canada | See recent ET Canada news »

This is what happens when you let a room full of children write the script to a major blockbuster.  Acadamy Award-nominee Andrew Garfield and Grammy-winner Idina Menzel star in “Teenage Wars” – a movie written, directed and produced by a bunch of little kids. Inspired by 2017’s family friendly flick “Monster Trucks”, Stephen Colbert teamed […] »

- Shakiel Mahjouri

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Stephen Colbert (and Kids) Wrote a Movie Starring Idina Menzel and Andrew Garfield

15 February 2017 10:40 AM, PST | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

On Wednesday, Stephen Colbert pointed out a hilarious fact about that Monster Trucks movie that hit theaters in January: it was written with the help of (or at least inspired by an idea from) a 4-year-old. Naturally, the late-night host decided that he, too, could make a movie with the help of kids. This time, though, he enlisted a whole squad of little ones. The result is a "film" called Teenage War. It stars Idina Menzel and Andrew Garfield (with a few hilarious cameos to boot), and yes, there's a brilliant trailer in the video above. Related:Andrew Garfield Reenacts His Ryan Reynolds Golden Globes Kiss With Stephen ColbertStephen Colbert Is Hosting the 2017 Emmys!Liam Neeson Takes On His Most Intense, Terrifying Role Yet: Santa Claus »

- Ryan Roschke

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