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Cannes Winners vs. Oscar Nominations: Rare Swedish Palme d'Or Winner + Joaquin Phoenix & AIDS Drama Chances?

Palme d'Or winner The Square with Claes Bang. “Gobsmackingly weird” Cannes Film Festival favorite may have a tough time landing a Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award nomination. As an aside, Ruben Östlund's comedy-drama is totally unrelated to Jehane Noujaim's 2013 Oscar-nominated political documentary of the same title, which refers […]


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Cannes Winners vs. Oscar Nominations: Rare Swedish Palme d'Or Winner + Joaquin Phoenix & AIDS Drama Chances?



Jessica Chastain & Daniel Day-Lewis + Jennifer Lawrence: Movie Awards Season Front-Runners

Jessica Chastain in Zero Dark Thirty: With ten wins – and three nominations – to date, relative film newcomer Jessica Chastain is the top Best Actress pick this awards season for her portrayal of a determined CIA analyst in Kathryn Bigelow's controversial political thriller Zero Dark Thirty. Initially a television […]


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Jessica Chastain & Daniel Day-Lewis + Jennifer Lawrence: Movie Awards Season Front-Runners



'Amour' & 'Zero Dark Thirty' Awards Season Favorites + 'The Dark Knight Rises' Among Top Ten

Amour with Emmanuelle Riva. Written and directed by Michael Haneke, the French-German-Austrian drama Amour, about an elderly couple coming face to face with death, is easily the top Best Foreign Language Film choice this awards season. Not only that, but the French-language Amour actually succeeded in being selected as the […]


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'Amour' & 'Zero Dark Thirty' Awards Season Favorites + 'The Dark Knight Rises' Among Top Ten



L.A. Film Critics Awards: Foreign-Language Drama Wins Best Picture + Surprises Galore

Emmanuelle Riva in Amour. Written and directed by Michael Haneke, the French-German-Austrian old age drama Amour was the Los Angeles Film Critics Association's surprise Best Film winner. Less surprising was Emmanuelle Riva being selected as the year's Best Actress (along with, ahem, Jennifer Lawrence for Silver Linings Playbook); in recent […]


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L.A. Film Critics Awards: Foreign-Language Drama Wins Best Picture + Surprises Galore



NYFCC Awards: Rachel Weisz Is Major Surprise + Sally Field Breaks & Daniel Day-Lewis Ties Record

Zero Dark Thirty with Jessica Chastain. Kathryn Bigelow's thriller Zero Dark Thirty, about the hunt for – and eventual assassination of – Osama bin Laden, has already stirred quite a bit of controversy even though it has yet to open in the United States. Whether or not the administration of […]


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NYFCC Awards: Rachel Weisz Is Major Surprise + Sally Field Breaks & Daniel Day-Lewis Ties Record



'Resident Evil: Retribution' Franchise's Worst Ever & 'The Master' Scores

Milla Jovovich Resident Evil: Retribution, Pixar's Finding Nemo 3D underperform at the domestic box office Sept. 16, '12, update: Starring Milla Jovovich, Resident Evil: Retribution topped the North American box office this weekend (Sept. 14-16), taking in $21.1 million (including $665,000 from Thursday midnight screenings) at 3,012 locations according to […]


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'Resident Evil: Retribution' Franchise's Worst Ever & 'The Master' Scores



'Walk the Line' Review: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon Superlative

Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix, Walk the Line First of all, I must admit that before watching Walk the Line I knew nothing about Johnny Cash's music. In fact, I used to think of Johnny Cash as a Las Vegas act in the style of Tony Bennett or Neil Diamond. If […]


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'Walk the Line' Review: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon Superlative



'Mississippi Burning' Murders, Casey Affleck Joaquin Phoenix 'Documentary'

Neshoba: The Price of Freedom will have its US theatrical premiere in New York City on Aug. 13 at Cinema Village. Los Angeles will follow suit on Sept. 10. Directed by Micki Dickoff and Tony Pagano, Neshoba: The Price of Freedom delves into both the legacy and the story behind […]


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'Mississippi Burning' Murders, Casey Affleck Joaquin Phoenix 'Documentary'



'The Boy Friend,' 'The River': Art Directors Guild Film Series

Twiggy in Ken Russell's The Boy Friend (top); Joaquin Phoenix in Ridley Scott's Gladiator (middle); Andrew Marton's Crack in the World, starring Dana Andrews, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore, and Alexander Knox (bottom) Ridley Scott's Oscar-winning Gladiator, Jean Renoir's The River, Ken Russell's The Boy Friend, and Andrew Marton's little-seen Crack […]


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'The Boy Friend,' 'The River': Art Directors Guild Film Series



'Walk the Line' Awards and Nominations

Walk the Line: Awards and nominations for the Johnny Cash biopic Awards/nominations for James Mangold's Walk the Line are for the year 2005 unless otherwise noted. (Image: Joaquin Phoenix Walk the Line.) Academy Awards: 1 win (best actress, Reese Witherspoon); 4 additional nominations (best actor, Joaquin Phoenix; best editing, Michael […]


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'Walk the Line' Awards and Nominations