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To honor Mike Nichols...watch "Carnal Knowlege"!

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” was Mike Nichols 1966 debut as a film director, and it received 13 Oscar nominations…one for every category it was eligible for (it won five)! 197 more words


Talking 2006 Oscars on The Dew Over

At the 2006 Academy Awards Martin Scorsese’s The Departed not only took Best Picture, but also nabbed the filmmaker his first Academy Award for Best Director. 128 more words


Nebraska-DVD Review ***

NEBRASKA (American) 2013 ***

Directed by Alexander Payne
Starring Bruce Dern, June Squibb, and Will Forte

Among many other awards and nominations:
NOMINATED, Best Picture; Best Leading Actor (Dern); Best Supporting Actress (Squibb); Best Cinematography; Best Director (Payne), Best Original Screenplay, Academy Awards…
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Crazy Days And Nights Blind Item

This A- list mostly movie actor who is an Academy Award winner/nominee is out shilling for his favorite company again overseas. The same one that makes sure he gets his fill of hookers. 15 more words

'Leviathan' Wins Top Prize at Camerimage, Film Festival for Cinematographers

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland — Russian drama “Leviathan” won the Golden Frog, the top prize at Camerimage, a film festival devoted to the art of cinematography.

The dark satire about corruption in Russia, which won the award for screenplay at Cannes and reps Russia in the Oscar race, was photographed by Mikhail Krichman and directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev. 621 more words


My Year With Meryl: The Iron Lady (2011)

We have arrived at one of the more controversial films on Meryl’s resume, both how it depicts Margaret Thatcher in her later life and how Meryl finally won her third Academy Award, beating out the supposed favorite, Viola Davis. 1,066 more words

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