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The Real Reel’s Official Oscar Ballot

The final ballots for the 83rd Academy Awards were due today, making this awards season a done deal. Yep, you heard right the  2010-2011 awards season campaign is officially a wrap, and now we must wait. Members of the Academy had strict orders to turn in their ballots by 5pm/PST today, or risk their vote […]

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Review: 127 Hours

127 Hours, the follow-up film from Slumdog Millionaire’s Danny Boyle, is the remarkable true story of adventure seeking loner Aaron Ralston, who resorts to extreme measures when he becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering in Utah. The film features a well deserved Academy Award nominated performance by James Franco, who embodies the very essence […]

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The 2011 BAFTA nominations have arrived

Oh BAFTAs!! Just when we thought the awards season was becoming too one note, here comes the Orange British Academy of Film and Television with their annual list of nominees.  For starters, Natalie Portman finally finds suitable competition in Noomi Rapace and Hailee Steinfeld, both of whom scored nominations in the Leading Actress category alongside […]

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The Real Reel’s Oscar Wishlist: Best Picture pt.2

6. The Kids Are All Right Directed by Lisa Cholodenko Written by Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg Why it should be considered: Every awards season there’s always that one film that kind of pushes the envelope— this year it’s ‘The Kids Are All Right’.  The only bad thing I can say about this film is […]

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First Look: ‘127 Hours’

Here’s the first look at ‘127 Hours’, Academy Award winner Danny Boyle’s follow-up to his 2008 hit ‘Slumdog Millionaire.’ Written by Boyle and Simon Beaufoy, ‘127 Hours’ stars James Franco, Kate Mara and Amber Tamblyn, and will receive a limited release on November 5.

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Danny Boyle’s ‘127 Hours’ to premiere in Toronto, among other things

Academy Award winner Danny Boyle’s  ‘127 Hours’, the follow-up to his award-winning ‘Slumdog Millionaire’,  will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month.   Not only that, the film will also close the  BFI London Film Festival in October. Consider this the official awards season push. If you followed The Real Reel during last year’s […]

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Oscars 2011 Forecast: The Ones to Watch

It’s the eve of Oscar Night and we’ve pretty much exhausted any and all conversation of the current nominees, but never fear because after tomorrow night, we will close the door on this awards season and the viscous cycle will begin again. From Sundance, Tribeca and Cannes, all the way down to Venice and Toronto […]

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