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‘The King’s Speech’, Portman, Firth, Leo and Bale all big winners at the Academy Awards

The 83rd Academy Awards were held last night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood,  and to the surprise of no one and the dismay of a few, The King’s Speech became forever enshrined in the halls of the Academy as the Best Picture of 2010. The show, deemed Hollywood’s biggest night, was hosted by Anne […]

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The Real Reel’s Official Oscar Predictions

In true go big or go home fashion, feast your eyes on The Real Reel’s Official Academy Awards predictions! Yes, I’m aware that The King’s Speech is the favorite to win but if you direct your attention down below, you’ll see that I’m  riding with The Social Network until the final tally is revealed. No […]

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Oscar week has arrived

This time next week will mark the end of awards season, and we all can breathe a collective sigh of relief when the Best Picture recipient is announced. Who will it be? Sudden favorite The King’s Speech or the unforeseen underdog The Social Network? Maybe the vote will split, making way for other Best Picture […]

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Review: The King’s Speech (AUDIO)

On my quest to write reviews for all 10 Best Picture nominees, I realized that there are days where I just don’t feel like writing words.  Hence the creation of AUDIO reviews, a new addition to The Real Reel. I figured there’s no better film to kick off this new addition than The King’s Speech, […]

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The Real Reel’s Oscar Podcast Series- Episode 3

Happy Valentine’s Day! Got 17 minutes to spare? Listen to Episode 3 of The Real Reel’s Oscar Podcast Series! This week’s topics: Results from last weekend’s WGA Awards, the BAFTAs, Melissa Leo and why The Social Network and David Fincher should win it all!!

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The Real Reel’s official BAFTA predictions

The British Academy Awards (BAFTA) are scheduled to take place in just a few hours and while all your favorite nominees will be on hand for the ceremony, predictability shouldn’t reign supreme like in previous weeks.  For starters, you can be assured that Melissa Leo will not win!  Other than that, I lied, it should […]

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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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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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2011 Directors Guild Award nominees

Congratulations are in order for Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan), David Fincher (The Social Network), Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech), Christopher Nolan (Inception) and David O. Russell (The Fighter) on their Directors Guild Award nomination, announced earlier this morning. The honor marks both Aronofsky and Russell’s first time at the dance and while Nolan and Fincher […]

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