Category Archives: Argo

Final Oscar Predictions 2013

I hoped to post about each category individually, but alas, time and life intervened so I only got through a handful. This has been a crazy awards year. Ultimately, it’s been a positive one for movies because the majority of … Continue reading

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Oscar Predictions: Best Writing

Best Adapted Screenplay Nominees: Argo, Chris Terrio Lincoln, Tony Kushner Silver Linings Playbook, David O. Russell Life of Pi, David McGee Beasts of the Southern Wild, Benh Zeitlin/Lucy Alibar Two of the tightest races in this year’s Oscars will be … Continue reading

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Oscar Predictions: Best Editing

Best Editing Nominees: Argo, William Goldenberg Zero Dark Thirty, William Goldenberg/Dylan Tichenor Lincoln, Michael Kahn Life of Pi, Tim Squyres Silver Linings Playbook, Jay Cassidy/Crispin Struthers When The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo won Best Editing last year it was … Continue reading

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OSCAR FORECAST: Best Director 2013

Best Director Predictions (as of 12-10-12): Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty Steven Spielberg, Lincoln Ben Affleck, Argo David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild Now that significant critics groups have had their say, Zero … Continue reading

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Argo’s Realistic Soundscape

Argo walks such a delicate line between historic realism and Hollywood caper commonalities, that sound design obviously had to play an integral role in creating the world. Yet, the sound was so subtle and precise that I don’t remember it … Continue reading

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See You In The Movies: Argo

With themes that strike unnervingly close to today’s zeitgeist, Argo smartly takes the path of an old-fashioned thriller to unveil the neverending turmoil of international relations. A movie about the power of movies, Ben Affleck’s third feature uses all the … Continue reading

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