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  • Boyhood Director and Actress
    Despite raves, Boyhood is not the instant classic some proclaim
    Richard Linklater's Boyhood(2014) is being raved as the best picture of the year by a vast number of critics. With a boatload of award nominations from organizations like the Screen Actor's Guild and the Golden Globes, it will more than...
  • The Award Show Gift Bags Are Filled With A Few Surprises This Year
    The Award Show Gift Bags Are Filled With A Few Surprises This Year
    While the Red Carpet is heating up for another season of step and return, Tinsel Town continues to glitter with an array of goodies lovingly known as swag. Those nearly iconic “swag bags” celebrities receive at awards shows continue to...
  • 'The Hobbit; The Battle of the Five Armies'
    ‘The Hobbit’s’ final installment and more Oscar hopefuls lead December releases
    December5th No new releasesFast Forward: There’s no surprise here…you have to back to 2006 to find the last time a studio release a major film here in this release date. The idea is sound as holdover Thanksgiving films usually...
  • Moving on
    'Life Itself' moves on with Oscar doc shortlist
    "Life Itself," the documentary about Roger Ebert, has advanced in the Oscar race.The documentary shortlist now stands at 15, which will go down to five come nomination time in January. It was up for a Gotham Award but lost out to "...
  • Comedy is on the plate for December movie release
    Comedy is on the plate for December movie release
    There isn’t a whole lot of holiday films coming out this month, but there are some good comedies that are coming out that will be worth the watch. There are four comedies coming out with a few of them being good for the whole family to watch...
  • Director Clint Eastwood attends a special screening of 'American Sniper' during AFI FEST 2014
    Liberal politics may derail Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper's' Oscar chances
    The Hollywood Reporter suggested in a Thursday story that the upcoming Clint Eastwood film, “American Sniper,” may run into problems if it hopes to garner any Oscar love. The idea is that those who vote for Academy Awards are too...
  • Birdman
    "Birdman" transforms
    Films that are released this time of year tend to have trends. Most of them are vying for Oscar nominations and thus have more serious themes. They tend to be less risky and more commercial. This year, the 18 million dollar cinematic experience of...
  • Oscars 2015
    20 animated movies including 'The Book of Life' up for 2015 Academy Awards
    The race for Oscars has begun and the Animated Feature Film category is shaping up nicely. Twenty films in all have been submitted for Best Animated Feature consideration, including “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” “The Book of Life...
  • Birdman2014 Movie
    Review - Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
    In the movie Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Riggan (Michael Keaton) is an unwanted actor. This isn’t the same as being an untalented actor. He isn’t trying to break into the business either. Riggan was once on top of...
  • Ida
    Ida (2014) DIr. Pawel Pawlikowski
    Pawel Pawlikowski's Ida, one of the best movies of the year, takes its cue and a lot of its look, from the European films of the 1950's and 60's- filmed in a stark and beautiful black and white (and in the old-fashioned 4:3 aspect...
  • Dame Angela Lansbury
    Angela Lansbury's Best Performances
    Born on October 16, 1925, in London, Dame Angela Brigid Lansbury has built an impressive acting career that has taken here around the world, earning numerous awards (among them, three Academy Awards nominations) and recognition.She moved to New...
  • Awards host alum Neil Patrick Harris
    Neil Patrick Harris to host 87th annual Academy Awards
    Neil Patrick Harris is an all around entertainer. His stellar acting, singing and dancing and good sense of humor landed him the hosting gig on the Emmys and Tonys multiple times. Now the “How I Met Your Mother” star is set to take his...
  • Neil Patrick Harris nails down 2015 Academy Awards hosting gig
    Neil Patrick Harris nails down 2015 Academy Awards hosting gig
    Guess who is hosting the 2015 Academy Awards? Well, Neil Patrick Harris of course. According to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the “How I Met Your Mother” alum has been tapped to host the professional awards show that...
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    Neil Patrick Harris chosen to host the 2015 Academy Awards ceremony
    Neil Patrick Harris has been chosen to host the 87th Annual Academy Awards, which will take place on Feb. 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made the announcement on Oct. 15, 2015. It...
  • Neil Patrick Harris set to host 2015 Oscars
    Neil Patrick Harris adds hosting gig for 2015 Oscars
    Neil Patrick Harris is best known for hosting the Tony Awards four times and the Emmys twice. Now he can add the upcoming 87th Oscars to his near EGOT host gigs. All that’s missing is presiding over the Grammys, which is likely to happen in...