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DVD and Blu-ray Picks For April 30 - May 6

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There are a number of more new releases to home video today than in the last couple weeks, which is exciting, but most are wash outs from earlier this year and from last year. There are some great catalog titles, which is nice. Check it out…

Oscars 2013: Best Actress Winner And Reaction

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It's been a fierce battle, trying to figure out who will win this year's Best Actress Oscar. Unlike our Best Actor category, it's difficult to predict who will be going home with the golden statue. Jennifer Lawrence has been gaining a lot of momentum in the past month, winning one award after another, but there's still four other actresses who can easily take the top spot at this year's...

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Last Minute Oscar Predictions

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This weekend we're finally going to find out who will be awarded a shiny new Oscar for their outstanding work in Hollywood. You can cross your fingers, hoping your favorites will go home with the trophy under their arms but it's going to be a close race. The threat of an upset always looms overhead. Since we're all speculating over who could win on Sunday, I'll be running down my own list of...

'The Ends Of The Earth': Jennifer Lawrence And David O. Russell Will Team...

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It seems that David O. Russell is hoping lightening will strike not just twice, but thrice—coming on the heels of the news that he has cast his Silver Linings Playbook star Jennifer Lawrence in the upcoming film Abscam, /Film now has it that the volatile director has also cast Lawrence in the upcoming The Ends of the Earth.

Jennifer Lawrence Taking Part In David O. Russell's 'Abscam'

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Director David O. Russell must have been so impressed by Jennifer Lawrence's acting ability that he had to get her on the next project he landed. Months after committing to the once-titled American Bulls--t, now Abscam, David O. Russell is bringing Jennifer Lawrence into the fold.

Box Office Roundup: 'Warm Bodies' Does Great Business

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With the Super Bowl this weekend, it's surprising that Warm Bodies made over $20 Million dollars. That's an impressive start and it's possible the film could play long. It's a good example of counter-programing, which also explains why Bullet to the Head crashed and burned. Check out the weekend results below.

News Roundup: Disney's 'Paperman' Debuts Online, Nicolas Cage As Superman,...

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One of the many perks of seeing a Disney movie at the movie theater is that you always get a delightful snack before the big meal. By that we mean the short film that comes before the feature. These clips are filled with creativity, emotion and wonderful, unique characters. Paperman, the short that debuted in front of Wreck-It Ralph last fall, was uploaded...

Oscar Scuttlebutt: SAG Award Winners, PGA's And 'Argo' Domination

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After this past weekend the Best Picture Oscar race may be over. Ben Affleck's period thriller Argo has gained some more awards season momentum, catapulting the picture back in front. Many are speculating as to how much longer the second wave of Argo love may last, but we're here to investigate it this week on Oscar Scuttlebutt.

Box Office Roundup: 'Mama' Knocked it Out

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It's easy to note that Jessica Chastain stars in the top two grossing films of this weekend (Mama and Zero Dark Thirty), but it's not like audiences were like "Man, that Jessica Chastain was great in that Osama Bin Laden movie, maybe we should see her in some horror film." In fact, most audiences probably don't even know who she is yet....

Box Office Predictions: Arnold's Return Fights Corruption and Monsters

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January has become this weirdly interesting time in cinema, and grown even more competitive. This weekend there's three wide releases and an Oscar expansion, and all three wide releases look like they could be something. You have Arnold Schwarzenegger's first staring role in nearly a decade, a Mark Wahlberg/Russell Crowe thriller and a Guillermo del Toro-produced horror movie starring two-time...

Box Office Roundup: 'Zero Dark Thirty' Wins the Weekend

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After weeks of debate, the American public can now see Zero Dark Thirty, and  it turns out they wanted to. The Best picture nominee ended up taking the weekend, fending off a terrible looking comedy and Gangster Squad. You wouldn't think it was January looking at these numbers, but people are going to the movies these days, and how.

Oscar Scuttlebutt: Oscar Reactions, Surprises And Snubs

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The past few hours have been exciting to say the least. Early this morning movie lovers were greeted by Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone as they announced the 2013 Academy Awards nominees. As usual, the internet completely blew up with mixed reactions on which lucky filmmakers and actors made the cut. Let's run down some of the best and worst of the nominations, along with some happy reactions...

The 2013 Academy Award Nominees Are...

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It's the most wonderful time of the year. No, we're not referring to Christmas, but for Hollywood it's the closest thing to it. We're talking about none other than the 2013 Academy Awards. Each year movie editors, cinematographers, filmmakers and actors get their chance to win the Oscar. This year the race just got a little bit more interesting.

2013 WGA Awards Nominees Announced

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If you're a fan of the annual Academy Awards, with a little bit of research you figure out what other awards you should pay attention to that properly predict who can be nominated for the Oscar. The WGA Awards is one of those ceremonies that any movie-goer should keep their eyes on. Their nominees tend to be more or less the same that you'll see fairly soon for the best adapted and original...

Oscar Scuttlebutt: The Landscape of Best Adapted Screenplay

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When a screenwriter -does their job right, it only seems right that we shower them with oodles of awards. Now that we've arrived at the end of the year, Oscar Scuttlebutt inspects the Best Adapted Screenplay category at this point and who has a chance of grabbing that gorgeous Oscar gold.

The Best Movies In Theaters To Watch This Christmas

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There are very few things to do on Christmas Day. You can always stay in and watch specials on TV while your family argues about your little sister's new bad-boy boyfriend. Or, if you're like us, you'll head straight to the movie theater. We've compiled a small list of solid movies that will be playing in theaters on Christmas Day. Keep in mind that these movies are for everyone (or just...

Oscar Scuttlebutt: The Crazy Best Picture Race

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This year isn't done yet, which was proven this past week by a sudden change in the Best Picture race. A couple of dark horses are starting to emerge, throwing some people's previous predictions of the winners out the window. At this rate we're uncertain as to what the field may look like, but boy is it fun to watch. 

The 2013 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees

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Kind of the cooler, younger, hipper roommate of the more staid and predictable Oscars, the Film Independent Spirit Awards are held one day before the Academy Awards ceremony, and celebrate independent filmmakers.  And they have just announced their nominees for the 2013 ceremony—and the entrees are far more interesting than most of what will likely dominate the Oscar...