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Moooonttaaage!

We all love a good montage, which is French for “editing” and also rhymes with fromage (mmmmmm cheese montage working on my night cheese). 309 more words

Best Non-Best Pictures

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Tonight’s the big night: the Oscars. But I dedicate this final post of the 2017 Oscar season to the bridesmaids who could never be the bride. 560 more words

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Game changing Adapted Screenplays

Just like I did for the original screenplays, I want to talk about the adapted category. These aren’t necessarily what I consider the best, but scripts that have been influential and groundbreaking. 1,233 more words

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Gamechanging Original Screenplays

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There’s a great joke on 30 Rock about a fictional biopic being made “starring Julia Roberts, directed by Martin Scorcese, and written by the world’s greatest screenwriter, whoever that is.” Even though most films start with a script, writers are often the hermits of Hollywood, Gollums that creep out from their caves every once in a while to deposit rumpled, typed pages in better-manicured hands. 1,568 more words

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The Best Oscar Song Performances

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The Oscars have a love-hate relationship with the Best Song category. In fact, in 2012, the show producers chose to not even include the nominated songs as part of the show itself even though there were only two of them to work into the marathon show. 1,057 more words

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The Best Best Actresses

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Like I did with the men, I’ll be doing the same for the ladies. I think it was actually more difficult to pick only five for the ladies than it was for the men, but here are my top 5 Best Actress-winning performances: 684 more words

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The Best Best Actors

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Since this particular Oscar year feels a bit, well, predictable, and because I’m so far behind on seeing the nominated films, I’ve decided to focus my Oscar blogs on other topics as we count down to the big show on February 26th. 680 more words

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