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Those Oscar Missed: Best Animated Feature

CONTRIBUTED BY JAKE THOMPSON Animated films have been with us for so many decades, and yet the Academy only created an official category for them just over a decade ago (it’s especially odd considering how many decades the Best Animated … Continue reading

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Kaminski Talks Pretty Pictures

In a recent feature, Vulture sat down with Janusz Kaminski to discuss some of the best images he’s created for Steven Spielberg movies. While I’m far from a Spielberg enthusiast, I also don’t subscribe to the school that sees him … Continue reading

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Those Oscar Missed: Best Production Design

CONTRIBUTED BY JAKE THOMPSON Best Production Design is one of my favorite Oscar categories.  This is the category where artists can shine the most.  There’s been so much great work over the years that was thankfully nominated (and most of … Continue reading

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FINAL 2012 OSCAR NOMINATIONS PREDICTIONS

For me, the months leading up to the Oscar nomination announcement are generally the most fun. At that time you can scramble to see what’s taken seriously, what’s coming out, what little film has mainstream potential and, inevitably, what classic … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Best Director Predictions

Current Predictions 10-25-11: Alexander Payne, The Descendants Terrance Malick, The Tree of Life Tomas Alfredson, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Bennett Miller, Moneyball Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist Best Director Notes: While it’s hard to give up on Nicolas Winding Refn, I … Continue reading

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Best Original Score Predictions

Current Predictions (10/13/11): John Williams, War Horse Alexandre Desplat, The Ides of March Ludovic Bource, The Artist Alberto Iglesias, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Hans Zimmer, Rango Best Score Notes: Where 2011 has the potential to be the “year of Spielberg” … Continue reading

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Best Sound Predictions

SOUND EDITING Current Predictions (10-12-11): The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn Super 8 Real Steel War Horse The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Best Sound Editing Notes: The difference between the sound categories is a tenuous and … Continue reading

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Best Art Direction Predictions

Current Predictions (10-07-11): Dante Ferretti, Hugo Rick Carter, War Horse Jack Fisk, Tree of Life Stuart Craig, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 2 Laurence Bennett, The Artist Best Art Direction Notes (10-07-11): Some, if not most, categories at … Continue reading

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Best Cinematography Predictions

Current Predictions (10-06-11): Emmanuel Lubezki, Tree of Life Newton Thomas Sigel, Drive Wally Pfister, Moneyball Januscz Kaminski, War Horse Guillame Schiffman, The Artist Best Cinematography Notes (10-06-11): Easily one of my favorite Oscar categories. Images are the aspect of films … Continue reading

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Best Editing Predictions

Current Predictions (10-05-11): Michael Kahn, War Horse Angus Wall + Kirk Baxter, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Claire Simpson, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Matthew Newman, Drive Anne Sophie-Bion, The Artist Best Editing Notes (10-05-11): Best Film Editing’s distinct … Continue reading

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