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Those Oscar Missed: Best Original Screenplay

CONTRIBUTED BY JAKE THOMPSON Best Original Screenplay refers to a screenplay in which the material is not based on another medium.  Even if the screenplay is about someone or something that was real, it would still count as an original … Continue reading

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Faulkner Quotes About Hollywood and Art

Between worrying about my family in New York, reading constant updates about Hurricane Sandy, and reading great stuff about last night’s Homeland episode (review coming soon), I randomly stumbled upon this great list from Indiewire: 1.) “Hollywood is a place … 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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Promised Land Trailer

At first glance, Promised Land looks a little like a superficial dramatization of Gasland to me. I hope Van Sant and company make me eat these words as I fully anticipate this could be a gripping drama that makes startling, … Continue reading

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