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‘Shutter Island’ Essentially Knocked Out of Competition

The breaking new story today is the shock that Paramount has chosen to delay Martin Scorcese’s Shutter Island to February 19, 2010, eliminating it from competition at this year’s Oscars. This is particularly surprising because buzz surrounding this film was very positive and most speculators (myself included) had it down as a frontrunner for Best […]

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53 Movies to See Before the 2010 Oscars

The new chart is up based on the latest Oscar predictions. Here is the breakdown: There are 53 films on the list. 17 movies are already released theatrically in the U.S. One film on the list (Coraline) is already available on DVD/Blu-Ray. Overall there were 75 movies that appeared on the list at least once, […]

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Foreign and Documentary Predictions Updated

Just finished the third round of Oscar predictions in every category and the first round for the Best Documentary and Best Foreign Film categories. Summer seems to be the prime market time for documentary releases. As you can see, 3 0f the 5 predicted docs have already been released to great critical acclaim and box […]

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New Poster for ‘Precious’

Precious is looking better and better each passing day. This poster for the film is brilliant and everything about this campaign has the right stuff to make this a serious contender for Best Picture. Now with 10 films being nominated for Best Picture I would say based on the film’s initial response and clever marketing […]

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51 Movies to See Before the 2010 Oscars

The latest Oscar predictions have been up for a while now, and so I figured it is time to update the Movies to See Before the Oscars list. Nine remains in first place, with Shutter Island moving up into second place. Four of the movies on the list have already been released theatrically (Away We […]

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