Archive | January, 2011

Oscar Podcast Series- Episode 2

Got 15 minutes to spare? Check out this week’s podcast!  Episode 2 covers the Screen Actors Guild Awards, DGA Awards and the Oscar nominations snubs and surprises! Also, a lowly and begrudged attempt at a Monday Match Up. Advertisements

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2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards winners

The night belonged, yet again, to The King’s Speech as the acclaimed actors picked up the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Motion Picture honor tonight at the 17th Screen Actors Guild Awards. This is just the latest in a long line of guild honors that the film has claimed in the last couple […]

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Screen Actors Guild Award predictions

The actors have the floor tonight as they vote for the year’s best in film and television. It’s invitation only and we’re invited in to witness all the action. No directors, no producers, no writers- just all your favorite actors from the big and small screen, mingling with each other and having the time of […]

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The King’s Speech director wins at the DGA Awards

…and that my friends is a Harvey Weinstein awards season campaign at its finest moment. Mere hours ago, novice director Tom Hooper was presented with the golden plaque for Outstanding Directorial Achievement, besting his more seasoned, more daring, and for the most part more deserving competition which included Darren Aronofsky, David Fincher , Christopher Nolan […]

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Directors Guild Awards prediction

This evening Darren Aronofsky, David Fincher, Tom Hooper,  Christopher Nolan and David O. Russell will all receive plaques to commemorate their Directors Guild nomination, however, only one will take home an additional gold plaque denoting their win and heightening their chances at winning the Oscar for Best Director on Feb. 27. Traditionally, the winner of […]

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Review: Mother & Child

A remarkable script centered around three women, brought to life in the form of perfectly executed performances by Annette Bening, Naomi Watts and Kerry Washington – Mother and Child embodies the definition of poetry in motion. Written and directed by Rodrigo Garcia (Things You Can Tell Just By Looking at Her, Nine Lives) the story […]

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Review: No Strings Attached

Can best friends be sex friends? It’s the age-old question that is brought to life in No Strings Attached, the Ivan Reitman romantic comedy starring two-time Oscar nominee Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher. The answer? Best friends can be sex friends unless someone catches feelings, which of course is how this story ends. Fresh from […]

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Reel News

Still getting over the Oscar snubs from yesterday? Don’t worry, so am I. Good thing there’s news to keep our minds occupied. In the biggest news of the day, Jay -Z and the Will Smith shingle Overbrook Entertainment are officially developing an Annie remake starring none other than Willow Smith. [source] Naomi Watts has signed […]

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83rd Academy Award nominations

The nominations are in! The Academy has spoken and evidently they all hate Christopher Nolan. The three-time Director’s Guild Award nominee (this year included) woke up to the news that he had been snubbed yet again by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences. But wait, it gets better- his film Inception managed to score […]

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The Real Reel’s final Oscar nomination predictions

The time has finally come! The moment we’ve all been waiting for – Oscar nominations are finally upon us!  Bright and early tomorrow morning, Academy Award winner Monique will join AMPAS president Tom Sherak to announce the nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards and we all can breathe a collective sigh of relief.  Finally, all […]

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