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18th Screen Actors Guild Nominations

The Screen Actors Guild announced their nominees bright and early this morning and as expected they’re boring, predictable and leave little to be desired. Granted there are a lot of late entries this season (yet both Meryl Streep and Glenn Close managed to sneak their way in), this year’s nominations are nothing to write home […]

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New York Film Critics Circle Name 2011 Winners

The New York Film Critics Circle finally got it together long enough this afternoon to release a complete list of winners for 2011.  Notable winners included The Artist (Best Film/Best Director), Meryl Streep for The Iron Lady and Brad Pitt for Moneyball and The Tree of Life. Take a look at the full list down […]

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The Real Reel’s Oscar Wish List: Leading Actress

It’s official! Oscar season is officially upon us – which means The Real Reel is back with our annual awards season coverage. From now until Oscar night, the blog will be filled with commentary, reviews and whatever else we can think of to bore the crap out of you. Per usual, it’s that time of […]

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Goodbye Summer

Happy Belated Labor Day! Is that a thing?  Who knows. Today marks the unofficial end of summer and if grade school taught us anything, the end of Summer means the beginning of Fall and the beginning of Fall means the start of awards season. OK- so maybe you didn’t learn that last part in grade […]

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Teaser: Meryl Streep in ‘The Iron Lady’

If you frequent The Real Reel during awards season then you already know that a Meryl Streep obsession is commonplace around these parts— the first step is admitting I have a problem. Now that I’ve  got that disclaimer out of the way, here’s brief teaser from The Iron Lady in which Queen Meryl portrays Margaret […]

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PHOTO: Meryl Streep and Jim Broadbent in ‘The Iron Lady’

It’s always nice to have some news on the beloved Meryl Streep and quite frankly I can’t think of a better way to start a Good Friday morning than with another photo of her as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady. A little photo background: the still which features Streep as Thatcher (obviously) and Jim […]

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Oscar 2012 Forecast: The Ones to Watch

Twas the night before Oscar, when all through “house” Not a prognosticator was tweeting, not even a mouse. The ballots were shipped to the Kodak Center with care, In hopes that their predictions would be called once there. Tomorrow night marks the end of another stellar awards season and as we close this chapter on […]

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First Look: Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher

She’s baaaack!!  Check out the first look photo of Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady. Streep took a well deserved break from the awards circuit this season but with this seemingly baity role, she’ll make a comeback like no other and possibly even end her almost three decade drought.

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Annette Bening: A threat or an afterthought?

When The Kids Are All Right was released in July  it was assumed that the Best Actress race would be a two-way contest between three-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening  and Academy Award nominee Natalie Portman (Black Swan).  When Black Swan opened the Venice Film Festival in September, it was confirmed.  However, the end of […]

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Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts to star in ‘August’

Picture this: A Weinstein Company film that stars Meryl Streep as a drug addicted mother of three, opposite Julia Roberts who portrays one of the said daughters in a film directed by John Wells. Sounds too good to be true, right? Well lucky for you it’s very much true, as Streep and Roberts are currently […]

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