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We’re back with another new year of movies and pop culture goodness. To get us back in the saddle we tackle the long list of films we’ve watched over our last few weeks of absence. DOWNLOAD EPISODE   MOVIES REVIEWED Amour  Les Miserables Gangster Squad The Sessions Hitchcock Zero Dark

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Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall
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There is not much time left in the Oscar race. The most important awards announcement of the week came on Wednesday when the Producers Guild of America (PGA) revealed its nominees for the Daryl F. Zanuck Award for Producer of the Year in Theatrical Motion Pictures, which are: Argo, Beasts

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Here’s hoping everyone’s had a great holiday season! But for avid Oscar watchers, this time of the year brings more than gay happy meetings and silent nights; it also gives us one of our favorite things: the heart of the Oscar season.

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Each of the top eight races boasts a front-runner or two, but what about the other three or four nominees in each race? It’s both a frustrating change of pace and a welcome one. It makes predicting the Oscars more difficult, but it also makes pinpointing the season a bit more exciting, doesn’t it?

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We’re at the point where it’s better to throw in and summarize some official predictions, updating them as we move along, than to summarize the events of the week. Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, the most nominated film at the Screen Actors Guild’s SAG Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Golden Globes,

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Jessica Chastain in Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty
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The question probably wasn’t even our minds just a week ago, but now, it’s one many ask as Kathryn Bigelow’s docudrama took top honors at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards and National Board of Review Awards, being named the best film and best director of the year at

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Quvenzhané Wallis in Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild
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We might as well talk about some actual awards. The New York Film Critics Circle and National Board of Review both announce their picks next week, but the indie circuit brought the major awards updates of the week. The Gotham Independent Film Awards took place on Monday night and offered

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Here is our Hitchcock soundtrack review. Danny Elfman has some of the most recognizable musical scores,

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Hitchcock takes us on a ride through the making of Alfred Hitchcock’s film Psycho, but this film focuses a bit more on his marriage with Alma Reville, played by Helen Mirren. Director Sacha Gervasi takes a risk, in my opinion, with showcasing the marriage between Alfred and Alma and how much Alma really was

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The Twilight Saga is over! The series finale, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, opened to nearly $141.1 million in the States over the weekend. Kristal quite enjoyed it, but I wasn’t impressed. But Breaking Dawn – Part 2 is less divisive when it comes to Oscar since

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Despite mixed reviews from AFI Fest, Hitchcock is still in consideration for Oscars and some big box office draw. A new clip that was just released on Yahoo! Movies shows some of the marital troubles that lie beneath the infamous film Psycho.   Official Synoposis:  [box_light]Lurking behind Alfred Hitchcock, cinema’s “master of suspense”

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I had the chance to see Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or-winning Amour (Love) over the weekend. It also played the AFI Fest – and we’ll be talking about that in a bit – but I saw it here on the East Coast. The French-language aspect might hinder its chances at Oscar

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Halle Berry and Keith David in Cloud Atlas
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So, Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, and Lana Wachowski’s bold ensemble piece Cloud Atlas hit theaters this weekend, and audiences are showing little interest. For whatever my $0.02 is worth, the film is spectacular. It’s a film that stumbles quite often in its individual threads – there are six different stories

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I almost devoted the majority of this week’s Oscar Watching to Ben Affleck’s fact-based thriller Argo. But we talked about that one upon its Telluride premiere. The film still merits some space here since it opened this past weekend, but again, we’ve known where that one stands for some time,

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Oscar watchers, you don’t want to miss this! HITCHCOCK is already building up buzz and it seemingly came out of nowhere. With the high caliber talent involved, it’s no wonder Fox Searchlight pushed the release date up so it could garner some major award recognition. Hitchcock buffs and enthusiasts will obviously be interested,

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On Friday, Ang Lee’s Life of Pi kicked off the New York Film Festival and received high marks from the critics. The epic scale, lauded visual effects, and story about humanity might tug the heartstrings of Oscar voters, and if there’s a movie out there to grab “the heart vote,”

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