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THE WALK: Watching Philippe Petit’s 1974 high-wire walk across New York’s Twin Towers in 3D is unbelievable. The rest? Not so much.

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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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Today’s 12 Days of Christmas Countdown movie isn’t one that a whole lot of people like. The Polar Express was a best selling book for many years before it was made into a motion-captured IMAX 3D film in 2004 by Robert Zemeckis. The reason some people don’t like this movie

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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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I made sure that I went into this film with an open mind after reading numerous reviews.  I can tell you now that I am glad I did, because it was definitely worth the ride.  After three years, director Robert Zemeckis is back with probably his most intense movie to date.  Flight is

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Each month I pick movies that are the must-see, cream of the crop. They’ll either be films coming out in theaters that week or something on Netflix I think that’s worth the watch. The top four films for the month will be ones that have the a lot of buzz,

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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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Perhaps the biggest stories of note this week involve the 50th New York Film Festival: Ang Lee’s big-scale adventure Life of Pi will kick things off, while Robert Zemeckis’ drama Flight will close out the fest. Even before these announcements, these films seemed like good bets for Oscar consideration, but

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Here is the official trailer for Robert Zemeckis’ (Back to the Future, Forest Gump, Castaway) Flight, which is his first live-action film since 2000.

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Great Scott!  According to Deadline New York, Back to the Future director Robert Zemeckis is in preliminary discussions to create a Broadway musical based on his 1985 sci-fi classic.  Co-writer Bob Gale and composer Alan Silvestri are reportedly on board as well, with the trio now presumably shooting expectant glances

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