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Film #574: Seven Beauties (1976)

It’s baffling to think that next year is the 90th annual Academy awards yet in the history of Oscar only four women have been nominated for the Best Director prize. 899 more words

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Oscars 2016 Category Breakdown: Best Director

Every year before the Oscars I break down each of the 24 categories. I do this to familiarize everyone with the category, how it typically goes, voting-wise, historically and also as a precursor to my picks article, allowing me to get most of the heavy lifting out of the way beforehand. 2,795 more words


Review: Manchester by the Sea

Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan
Written by: Kenneth Lonergan
Starring: Casey Affleck, Lucas Hedges, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler

Summary: After the death of his brother, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is given parental rights over his 16 year old nephew and returns to his hometown where he is confronted with a troubling past. 1,172 more words


Oscars 2016: DGA Awards

Damien Chazelle won for La La Land. Shit’s locked, folks. In case you didn’t know already.

I figured I wouldn’t waste your time with a bullshit introduction and all that stuff. 127 more words


Review: Fences

Directed by: Denzel Washington
Written by: August Wilson, based upon his play of the same name
Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo… 751 more words


2017 Academy Awards Predictions - All 24 Categories

It is perhaps serendipitous that the second anniversary of the CineFiles website coincides with the Christmas of film nerds: the announcement day for the Academy Awards nominations. 152 more words

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The 2017 Oscar Nominations

And so, it’s that time of year again, when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences reveals its nominations for the Oscars, and the Internet lights up like a nuclear-fuelled firecracker in its efforts to assess, evaluate, consider, and scrutinize with a fine toothcomb the nominees and their suitability in being nominated. 1,526 more words