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An Entertainment Blogger's Guide to Awards Season 2015

Have you ever wanted to really immerse yourself in Award’s Season but got frightened off by all the names and Awards? Made the laughable error of mixing up the¬†BAFTAS with the SAGS (Curse those pesky abbreviations!) Curious about the history behind the shows and what makes each one unique? 1,346 more words



Oh my. Extraordinary. Film of the year? It left me breathless, with the audience bursting into spontaneous applause at the end (and this was an ‘ordinary’ screening not a premiere). 91 more words


'Boyhood' And 'Birdman' Lead The Independent Spirit Awards Nominations

Every year, the Independent Spirit Awards attempts to be the lone stage where independent films aren’t overshadowed by their bigger-budget, blockbusting counterparts, and every year they shoot themselves in the foot by holding their ceremony a night before the Oscars, all but guaranteeing that the Oscars will completely overshadow them once the news cycle starts in earnest Monday morning. 1,212 more words

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2014 Indie Spirit Nods

What’s more surprising – a screenplay shout-out for Big Eyes or the shut-out of The Imitation Game? Either way, this set of Indie Spirit nominees feels less like an Oscar-predicting game than it has in years. 488 more words

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Predicting the 2014 Indie Spirit Nods

Rosario Dawson and Diego Luna announce this year’s Independent Spirit Award nominations tomorrow at 1 p.m. EST, so now is as good a time as any to post some predictions. 624 more words

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