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Academy Awards 2014 Preview: ‘Gravity’s’ Alfonso Cuarón likely headed for new … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsOscar-watchers and movie fans notice the times when the Best Director winner doesn’t match up with Best Picture. It seems wrong, and out of sync. (When directors are absent from the list entirely, it’s even more notorious — from Bruce Beresford, whose …What to drink during this year’s Academy AwardsFox NewsWho Will […]

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Oscars 2014: how to be just cynical enough to pick the winners – The Guardian

The GuardianEach week before the Oscars, which take place on Sunday, Guardian film reviewer Tom Shone has been breaking down the likely winners at this year’s Academy Awards. Today, his final take on how the ground has shifted beneath favoured nominees.Oscar predictions 2014: Critic’s picks for best picture, more major racesNewsdayOscar horse race to be […]

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Oscar horse race to be a photo finish – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleLOS ANGELES (AP) — Many of the winners who will take home an Oscar on Sunday have long been forecast, their triumph made seemingly self-evident after months of anticipation. That is, except for one little category: best picture. Even in a particularly …Oscar predictions in all 24 categoriesWashington PostThe readers’ Oscar picks are […]

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Oscar Disconnect: Top Box Office Movies Earned 4x More than Nominated Movies – NewsBusters (blog)

Oscar Disconnect: Top Box Office Movies Earned 4x More than Nominated MoviesNewsBusters (blog)But just one (“Gravity”) of the top 10 box office films was nominated for Best Picture. Some of the other Best Picture nominees read like caricatures of liberal and licentious Hollywood products. There’s the anti-Catholic “Philomena.” “The Dallas … …read more Source: Movie […]

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Oscar campaigns may be over-the-top, but they keep otherwise-endangered … – Washington Post

Washington PostAs the Academy Awards ceremony approaches on March 2, the race for best picture seems more wide open than ever, with three movies — “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” — the clear front-runners, but with beloved engines-that-could like …Poll: Most Americans have yet to watch any best-picture Oscar nomineeToronto SunMost Americans […]

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Oscars: My Best Picture is… Digital Spy staff’s Academy Awards picks – Digital Spy

Oscars: My Best Picture is… Digital Spy staff’s Academy Awards picksDigital SpySo competitive is the race for the coveted Best Picture Academy Award this year, it’s even sparked some heated debate among Digital Spy staff as to which film is most deserving of the prize. With one person’s ideal Best Picture winner totally different … […]

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Ranking Oscar Best Picture Nominees as Investments: Which Film Made Back … – TheWrap

TheWrapEspecially for those who helped bankroll this year’s nine Academy Award nominees for Best Picture. When it came to the biggest bang for the buck, size mattered. “Gravity” is both one of the most expensive Oscar contenders and the most successful. The 3D …Watch: Kids reenacting best picture Oscar nomineesIBNLiveMovie academy’s 1st black chief sees […]

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12 Years a Slave and Gravity Win Big at the 2014 BAFTA Awards: See the Full … – E! Online

E! OnlineThe stage was set, the celebs walked the red carpet and the show began. As the 2014 BAFTA Awards kicked off from London’s swanky Royal Opera House, competition for the gongs was fierce, with American Hustle, Gravity and 12 Years a Slave among the …’12 Years a Slave’ is best picture at BAFTAsUSA TODAYWinners […]

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’12 Years a Slave’ wins best film, actor at British Academy Awards – MassLive.com

MassLive.comLONDON (AP) — The force of “Gravity” was strong at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday — but it was unflinching drama “12 Years a Slave” that took the top prize. Steve McQueen’s visceral, violent story of a free back man kidnapped into …British Academy Film Awards 2014: ’12 Years a Slave’ wins best […]

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86th Academy Award Best Picture Posters Get the LEGO Treatment – First Showing

First ShowingThis time Yahoo Movies has unveiled some awards season LEGO fun by recreating the movie posters for all nine of this year’s nominees for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards (see all of the nominees right here). They’re not remarkable creations …The 9 Best Picture Oscar Nominees Recreated as Lego MoviesYahoo Movies UK […]

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‘Oscar bump’ at box office not particularly visible – News10.net

‘Oscar bump’ at box office not particularly visibleNews10.netWhile no movie from this year’s best-picture nominees has seen a sharp ‘Oscar bump’ at the box office, analysts say most movies are already commercial successes. American Hustle. ‘American Hustle,’ starring, from left, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, … and more …read more Source: Movie Box Office News By […]

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Your guide to Oscar top nominations – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWith the Oscars weeks away, USA TODAY Network lists the top contenders. Check out the movie trailers and see our reviews. Best picture nominations. 1. American Hustle. The film, starring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and …‘American Hustle,’ ‘Gravity’ nominated for 10 Oscars; ’12 Years a Slave’ gets 9 nodsWashington PostAcademy […]

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2014 Critics’ Choice Awards fashion: Amy Adams, Lupita Nyong’o rule the red … – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

The Star-Ledger – NJ.comAs “12 Years a Slave,” the best picture winner at the Golden Globes and last night’s Critics’ Choice Awards, gains more momentum for the Oscars, on the red carpet, its young star Lupita Nyong’o continues to blaze a trail toward fashion greatness with …Critics’ Choice Awards Fashion: Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock Shine […]

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’12 Years’ and ‘Hustle’ are Critics’ Choice – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAt the 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, “American Hustle” won four prizes, including best comedy.”12 Years a Slave” collected two other awards besides best picture: best supporting actress for Lupita Nyong’o and best adapted screenplay. (Ja.Critics’ Choice Awards 2014: wins for Gravity and 12 Years a SlaveTelegraph.co.ukOscar nominees attend Critics’ Choice AwardsBBC News2014 […]

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Analysis: Oscar’s best-picture nominees – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Oscar nominations announced Thursday underscore a particularly strong year for Hollywood. USA TODAY’s Scott Bowles examines the nine nominees for best picture and the challenges they face in pursuit of the granddaddy prize. 12 Years a Slave.Oscars 2014: ‘American Hustle,’ ‘Gravity’ top contenders so farSan Jose Mercury NewsIn Three-Horse Oscar Race, Who’s the […]

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Golden Globes 2014: “American Hustle,” “12 Years a Slave” win best picture … – CBS News

CBS NewsCharles Roven and cast of “American Hustle” accept the award for Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical during the 71st Annual Golden Globe Award at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Paul Drinkwater/NBCUniversal via …Highlights from the Golden GlobesBBC NewsGolden Globes: photo highlights from the galaCBC.caGolden Globes 2014: […]

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Golden Globes 2014: Stars plagued with nerves as as ‘Breaking Bad’ wins big – Fox News

Fox NewsSimple and chic with just the right amount of sexy, Amy proves she’s got more than just jokes. (AP). ADVERTISEMENT. Some of Hollywood’s biggest stars stumbled over their speeches at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, seeming unprepared as they …Golden Globes 2014: And the winners are…USA TODAYGolden Globes 2014: “American Hustle,” “12 Years […]

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Producer Noms Go To Woody Allen’s Movie, Shut Out Harvey Weinstein (Analysis) – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterEight or nine of today’s ten PGA Awards nominees will also be nominated for the best picture Oscar — but one or two art-house films that were not recognized today are likely to join, says THR’s awards analyst.Producers Guild Awards Predict Oscar NominationsTIMEAnalysis: Producers Guild Awards provide added clarity to Oscar raceLos Angeles Times‘American […]