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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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The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced this morning, which means we are one step closer to the Academy Awards. Be sure to follow our Oscar Columnist, Donovan Warren on twitter @202Chicago for tons of cool coverage. Argo, Django Unchained, Life of Pi, Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty have each been nominated for a

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Still of Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty. Photo by Jonathan Olley – © 2012 – Zero Dark Thirty, LLC. This Chick’s Flicks logo: © 2012 Kristal Bailey. . Dear Readers, I don’t know about you, but for me, December is shaping up to be a fairly expensive month. And not just

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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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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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The first full theatrical trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty has been released. In theaters this December, Bigelow follows up the Oscar winning The Hurt Locker with this true story about what really happened in America’s hunt for Osama Bin Laden.

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Here is the official trailer for Mama–presented by Guillermo Del Toro:  First time feature film director Andres Muschietti takes his Spanish short film to the next level with acting powerhouse Jessica Chastain. Chastain has also attracted high-profile roles in the new release Lawless, Kathryn Bigelow‘s Zero Dark Thirty, and the title character in the

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For fans of HBO’s The Newsroom, the new trailer for Zero Dark Thirty is very timely, as last Sunday’s episode pertains to the same subject as this film: the death of Osama Bin Laden. (Sidebar, even if you don’t watch The Newsroom, at least watch “5/1” episode just for being an

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