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The 2014 Oscars Documentary Feature Shortlist is Announced

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The Oscars have released their shortlist of the 15 documentary features eligible for the Academy Award that have advanced to the next stage of consideration; the final five will be announced along with all other nominations on January 15. The…  Read more

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Genre at the 2013 Oscars: Live Action Short Death of a Shadow

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The Oscars are not generally considered a crucial event for genre lovers; the inclusion of such films is often limited, and often ghettoized, relegated to technical awards only. This year there are several films in requisite categories like Makeup and…  Read more

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Foreign Language Film Shortlist Announced for the 85th Academy Awards

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Just announced were the nine films that will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 85th Academy Awards®. (71 films had originally qualified in the category.) The list is a mixture of…  Read more

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Cave Dwellers: 127 Hours DPs Anthony Dod Mantle and Enrique Chediak

This piece was originally printed in the Fall 2010 issue. 127 Hours is nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor (James Franco), Best Adapted Screenplay (Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy), Best Editing (Jon Harris), Best Original Score (A.R. Rahman) and Best…  Read more

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