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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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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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Andrew Garfield sticks to the ‘Back Roads’ for his next project

With breakthrough roles in Never Let Me Go and The Social Network and a life changing role as Peter Parker in the Spiderman reboot, Andrew Garfield’s star continues to rise as the Golden Globe nominated actor has just signed on to star in Back Roads. For his post Spidey role, Garfield will see himself as […]

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Nominee Spotlight: Jesse Eisenberg

Stats Birthdate: October 5, 1983 Birthplace: New York City Big Screen Debut: Roger Dodger (2002) Oscar stats: First Time Nominee It’s hard to believe that  Jesse Eisenberg was ever once considered to be “the poor man’s Michael Cera”— anyone with half a brain and a general knowledge of Eisenberg films could see that this guy […]

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‘The Social Network’ and ‘Inception’ win at the Writers Guild Awards

Seemingly getting back on track tonight after losing out on preceding guild awards, Aaron Sorkin’s  captivating script for The Social Network took home the Adapted Screenplay prize tonight at the WGA Awards.  Also pulled back into fray was Christopher Nolan, who won the Original Screenplay honor for Inception beating out The Kids Are All Right. […]

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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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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 Critics’ Choice Awards predictions

The first awards weekend of the season has arrived and it kicks off tonight with a personal favorite. The 16th Critics’ Choice Awards will air live tonight on VH1 at 8pm/CST.  Per usual, The Real Reel has predicted how the awards will be handed out and we will be watching and covering the show LIVE […]

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