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The State Of Female Directors In This Year’s Oscar Race

Back when Kathryn Bigelow won Best Director at the 82nd Academy Awards for The Hurt Locker, she became the first woman in history to ever win the prestigious award. But even after breaking that glass ceiling, since then, no woman … Continue reading

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The Film Scoop Podcast-Episode 19: Quick Emmy Talk And TIFF Wrap-Up

For the latest episode of The Film Scoop Podcast, I am joined by Nathaniel Rogers from The Film Experience. We discuss the Toronto International Film Festival which just wrapped and share some quick reactions to the Primetime Emmy Awards. Be … Continue reading

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Fox Searchlight Rebounds In This Year’s Oscar Race

Fox Searchlight Pictures had a very underwhelming awards run last year. The historical race drama Birth Of A Nation crashed and burned at the box office, performing below the $17.5 million price tag the studio paid to acquire the distribution … Continue reading

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“It” Scares Away “mother!” And “American Assassin” At The Box Office

Jennifer Lawrence And Javier Bardem in “mother!” Photo Courtesy Of Paramount Pictures. It easily dominated this weekend’s new releases, making $60 million on its second weekend and around $220 million domestically. According to Box Office Mojo, it is $14.2 million … Continue reading

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The Film Scoop Podcast- Episode 18: Festival Play-By-Play, Directing News, And Quick Emmy…

For the latest episode of The Film Scoop Podcast, Kevin Dillon and I give a play-by-play of the festival circuit while discussing film news regarding directing announcements and share our quick Emmy predictions. Be sure to give it a listen!

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“Logan” Is The First Screener To Be Sent To Academy Voters

Hugh Jackman as Logan in “Logan.” Photo Courtesy Of 20th Century Fox. So, awards season has not only kicked off with the festival circuit (Telluride, Toronto, Venice, NYFF) but it is now starting to kick off with DVD screeners and according … Continue reading

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“mother!” Is Frustratingly Batsh*t Crazy

Michelle Pfeiffer and Ed Harris in “mother!.” Photo Courtesy Of Paramount Pictures. I’m so stuck in the middle about my thoughts on mother!. On the one hand, I thought it was interesting how it turns out to be different from … Continue reading

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