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Oscars Predictions For 86th Academy Awards: “12 Years A Slave” To Win

It’s Oscars Predictions for 86th Academy Awards time! This blogger’s oscars predictions strategy has been to avoid what should win (which is a matter of opinion, anyway), and look at which movie is most likely to win. Focusing on oscars awards precursors has been a habit, but the last year has thrown a wrench into […]

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Watch: Karen O performs “The Moon Song” and “Maps” at Academy Awards pre … – Consequence of Sound

Watch: Karen O performs “The Moon Song” and “Maps” at Academy Awards pre …Consequence of SoundKaren O is officially an Oscar nominated musician thanks to “The Moon Song”, her original contribution to Spike Jonze’s new film Her. Now that she’s part of the club, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer was invited to hang with Tinseltown’s […]

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“Alone Yet Not Alone”: The Academy Removes Oscars Original Song Nomination

Alone Yet Not Alone was nominated for “Original Song,” for the 86th Academy Awards, to be held in March. But, per an email just issued by Teni Melidonian of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, that nomination was taken away. This is what Ms. Melidonian wrote: BEVERLY HILLS, CA — On Tuesday night, […]

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Oscar nominations: Who got snubbed? – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleImagine a world where movie stars of the pedigree of Robert Redford and Tom Hanks give two of the best performances of their careers but don’t get Oscar nominations. Or where Spike Jonze, director of the subversive “Her,” can’t get a nomination either.Oscar Frontrunners’ Critical Weekend: What ‘American Hustle,’ ’12 Years a Slave …TheWrapNew […]

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Oscar Nominations List For The 86th Academy Awards 2014

Actor Chris Hemsworth (Thor, The Avengers) and Academy President Cheryl Boone-Issacs have just announced the nominees in the 24 awards categories for the 86th Academy Awards. This marks a new Academy regime, and to mark it The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences replaced the grand bombastic music with something more…tame. I liked the […]

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‘American Hustle,’ ‘Her’ among Producers Guild nominees – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLOS ANGELES — David O. Russell’s American Hustle, Spike Jonze’s digital romance Her and Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave are among the motion picture nominees for the Producers Guild of America. Ten films were announced as contenders on …‘American Hustle,’ ’12 Years a Slave’ earn Producers Guild nominationsLos Angeles TimesProducers Guild announces nominees […]

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Joaquin Phoenix takes another interesting turn in ‘Her’ – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeNEW YORK — The Joaquin Phoenix who’s being interviewed today for his new movie, “Her,” is different — very different — from the Joaquin Phoenix seen in the movie. Phoenix’s character, Theodore, wears large glasses and a small mustache.Spike Jonze: ‘Her’ writer/director talks reality and relationshipsWashington PostWhy Her Is the Best Film of the […]

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Cybersex Primer: What You Should Know About Her With Joaquin Phoenix … – E! Online

E! OnlineReady for an upgrade? Writer/director Spike Jonze’s sci-fi love story is set in the not-too-distant—but never specified—future and stars Joaquin Phoenix as Theodore, a lonely Los Angeleno who writes personal, “handwritten” letters for other people.Spike Jonze: ‘Her’ writer/director talks reality and relationshipsWashington PostReview: ‘Her’ Has the Special Combination of So Much Brilliance and So […]

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‘Her,’ Directed by Spike Jonze – New York Times

New York TimesShe sounds like the girl next door — young, friendly, eager. For Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix), the poetically melancholic hero in “Her,” Spike Jonze’s exquisite new movie, that voice (Scarlett Johansson) is a lifeline to the world, which he has …Review: Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ shows love’s perils — in any formLos Angeles TimesActor […]

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‘Gravity’ and ‘Her’ win LA Film Critics Assn. best film of 2013 – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAlfonso Cuarón’s sci-fi thriller “Gravity” and Spike Jonze’s offbeat love story “Her” tied for best film honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. It was one of three ties in major categories. PHOTOS: Scenes from ‘Gravity’. There was also a tie in the voting …L.A., New York, and Boston Critics awards roundup: […]

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YouTube Music Awards Has Leo Justi From Brazil

YouTube Music Awards has Leo Justi! YouTube has tapped one of Brazil’s premiere urban-electronic artists, LEO JUSTI, to perform at the first annual YouTube Music Awards. The Brazilian broadcast, produced by VICE, will take place this Sunday, November 3rd. The YouTube Music Awards will be directed by Spike Jonze, hosted by Jason Schwartzman and comedian […]