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Crash (2005): Articles


'Crash' Movie Review: Several Excellent Performances in Contrived Ethnically Conscious Drama

'Crash' movie: Ryan Phillippe as a good white Los Angeles cop with subconscious 'racist side.' 'Crash' movie review: California tossin' and turnin' Screenwriter Paul Haggis' multiple award-winning directorial debut, Crash, is set in a Los Angeles that is part Quentin Tarantino, part Paul Thomas Anderson, part Spike Lee, part Bret […]


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'Crash' Movie Review: Several Excellent Performances in Contrived Ethnically Conscious Drama



Oscar Ceremony 2006

This year, I decided to watch the Oscars so I could write a little something about it. I was expecting to be bored to tears by my self-imposed assignment, but thanks in large part to Jon Stewart's comedy skills (including the hilarious “Don't Vote for Them, Vote for Me” ads […]


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Oscar Ceremony 2006



Independent Film Spirit Awards: 'Brokeback Mountain' Tops

Independent Film Spirit Award winner 'Brokeback Mountain,' with Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal. Independent Film Spirit Awards 2006: 'Brokeback Mountain' is Best Film Ang Lee's gay romantic drama and 2006 Academy Award favorite Brokeback Mountain won two top awards – Best Film and Best Director – at the Independent Film […]


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Independent Film Spirit Awards: 'Brokeback Mountain' Tops



Guild Awards: From Transsexual Road Movie & Race-Obsessed Los Angeles

2006 American Society of Cinematographers winners: Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles on February 26, 2006. Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases * Dion Beebe, ASC, ACS for Memoirs of a Geisha Robert Elswit, ASC for Good Night and Good Luck. Andrew Lesnie, ASC, ACS for King […]


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Guild Awards: From Transsexual Road Movie & Race-Obsessed Los Angeles



SAG & DGA Award Winners: Reese Witherspoon & Rachel Weisz + Ang Lee & Clint Eastwood

Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix in Walk the Line (top); Philip Seymour Hoffman, Catherine Keener in Capote; Sandra Bullock in Crash Among the winners of the 2006 Actor statuettes, the Screen Actors Guild awards, were: Best actress Reese Witherspoon for playing country singer June Carter in the Johnny Cash biopic […]


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SAG & DGA Award Winners: Reese Witherspoon & Rachel Weisz + Ang Lee & Clint Eastwood



BAFTA Nominations: Corruption, Racism & Doomed Gay Love

The 2006 British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) have been announced. The largest number of nominations went to The Constant Gardener (10), Crash (9), and Brokeback Mountain (9). All three films were nominated for best picture, while The Constant Gardener (above) also received a best British film nod. Mirroring the trend […]


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BAFTA Nominations: Corruption, Racism & Doomed Gay Love



Best Visual Effects & Make-Up Oscar Semi-Finalists + Chicago & Critics' Choice Winners

Visual Effects Society Awards 2006 2006 VES award winners: Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Feb. 15, 2006 FEATURE FILMS Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe - Dean Wright, Randy Starr, Bill Westenhofer, Jim Berney […]


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Best Visual Effects & Make-Up Oscar Semi-Finalists + Chicago & Critics' Choice Winners



John Kerry Vietnam War Movie, 'Crash' Title Battle: Toronto Controversies

John Kerry Vietnam War movie 'Going Upriver.' John Kerry Vietnam War movie, 'Crash': Toronto Film Festival controversies Besides Charlize Theron's no-show and Kevin Spacey's “show” sporting a dyed scalp, the 2004 edition of the Toronto Film Festival, which runs until Sept. 18, has had its share of controversies thanks to […]


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John Kerry Vietnam War Movie, 'Crash' Title Battle: Toronto Controversies