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Matt’s 76% Accurate Oscar Picks for 2011 – UPDATE

Posted: February 28, 2011 at 1:03 am   /   Film, Local, Movie News

The following is a comparison of my Oscar picks from February 15th and the humble realization of what actually transpired. Winners and new commentary have been added in italics. Oscar picks are to some, what track betting is to others. I have never made formal Oscar picks like this before, so it is very possible I […]

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Looking at the 2011 Oscars, Picks and Wishes

Posted: February 27, 2011 at 2:20 am   /   Film, Local

Now that my Best Films of 2010 article is out of the way I can focus on writing up the Oscars and focusing in on the performances and technical categories individually.  I will do a will win/should win plus throw in some thoughts on what I thought were the snubs and list my favorite performances […]

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Matt’s 100% Accurate Oscar Picks for 2011*

Posted: February 15, 2011 at 5:21 pm   /   Film, Local, Movie News

*Results may not be 100% accurate Oscar picks are to some, what track betting is to others. I have never made formal Oscar picks like this before, so it is very possible I could fall flat on my face. But nonetheless, I think this is a very interesting year where some films seem to have […]

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Creators of “Hurt Locker” Shopping Low Budget International Thriller

Posted: December 7, 2010 at 2:32 am   /   Local, Movie News

Director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal achieved the top prize in Hollywood last year, walking away with Best Picture at the Academy Awards. What is even more amazing is that they did it on a low budget tense action/drama hybrid. Bigelow and Boal are apparently looking for some of the same magic as they […]

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James Franco and Anne Hathaway Hosting 2011 Academy Awards

Posted: November 29, 2010 at 5:45 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Things are going to look a little differently at the 2011 Academy Awards. Nope, they aren’t going back to one host, but they are cutting the age of the hosts in about half. James Franco of 127 Hours and Anne Hathaway of Love & Other Drugs will be doing the hosting duties for Hollywood’s most prestigious awards […]

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Academy Apologizes for Farrah Fawcett Snub

Posted: March 10, 2010 at 10:09 am   /   Local, Movie News

If you were watching the Oscar telecast the other night, you might have thought a few people were missing from the In Memoriam part of the show that takes place every year. The biggest snub of them all seemed to be the lack of Farrah Fawcett.  People like famous film critic, Roger Ebert, criticized the show for their lack […]

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Elinor Burkett – Crazy Lady Acceptance Speech – Oscars 2010

Posted: March 8, 2010 at 1:22 pm   /   Local, Movie News

The Oscars got their very own Kanye West moment in little ole Elinore Burkett, producer of Music By Prudence, last night.  Her documentary Music By Prudence was the winner of the Best Short Documentary, and apparently there is some bad blood between her and director Roger Ross Williams. This is what she told Salon.com “What […]

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Best Supporting Actor Nominatons – Stanely Tucci “The Lovely Bones” – 2010 Academy Awards

Posted: March 7, 2010 at 2:41 am   /   Film, Local

Stanley Tucci has had his ups and downs this year, he enjoyed critical favored roles in both The Lovely Bones and Julie & Julia. Although, not all has been good for the versatile actor, whose wife died last April after a fight with breast cancer. Tucci plays the main villain in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of […]

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Robert Downey Jr. Premiering “Iron Man 2” Trailer on Jimmy Kimmel After Oscars

Posted: March 4, 2010 at 4:21 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Finally, after speculating about it not long ago, it seems that the Iron Man 2 full length trailer is finally coming! (Watch the latest Iron Man 2 Featurette) Robert Downey Jr. will be promoting the film on Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC after the Oscars.  What a smart marketing move by ABC, to market a […]

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2010 Oscar Predictions: Will Win, Should Win, and Wish They Were Here

Posted: March 1, 2010 at 7:52 pm   /   Featured, Local, Movie News

Hey there, the Academy Awards are this Sunday so I thought I would post my thoughts on the matter, who I think will and should win of the nominees, and who I think should have been nominated but wasn’t So with out further ado… Oh, also if you want to see if you can pick […]

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