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28 February 2018

The MyEntWord Podcast: Oscars 2018 w/ Clay Keller & Dane McDonald

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The 2018 Oscars are just days away and, whether you’re a hardcore prognosticator…

11 February 2018

Oscar Watch: The State of the 2018 Best Picture Race

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We’re less than a month away from the 90th Academy Awards ceremony and, somewhat surprisingly, the race is just about anybody’s game. Well, not anybody. There are a select number …

22 February 2017

The MyEntWord Podcast: Oscar Preview w/ Clay Keller

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The Oscars are this Sunday and are sure to be full of political fireworks and upset victories (or maybe predictable landslides, we’ll see). In anticipation of the 89th Academy Awards, …

21 February 2015

Oscar Predictions 2015

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For the first time in many years, the Oscar race is pretty hard to predict. Sure Best Picture has had some surprising results, Crash over Brokeback Mountain, or Shakespeare in …

21 February 2015

The Academy and Diversity this Year

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Last year’s piece about diversity and the Academy Awards contained some cold hard facts from the LA Times about the break of the gender, race and age of Oscar voters. …

29 December 2014

Oscar Predictions (December)

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Now that most of the critics groups have had their say, through awards and top ten lists, and the Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG), and Golden Globe Nominations have been announced, …

19 September 2014

The Oscar Race: Early Analysis

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I know what you are thinking, yes its only September, but with festival circuit in full swing, Telluride, Venice, and Toronto, it’s time to start talking about and predicting this …

03 April 2014

My Cinematic 2013: Part VIII

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I saw 90 movies in 2013 (or shortly thereafter, if we’re being honest- I don’t know how anyone is expected to see all the Christmas releases in one week!). 90 …

01 April 2014

My Cinematic 2013: Part VII

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I saw 90 movies in 2013 (or shortly thereafter, if we’re being honest- I don’t know how anyone is expected to see all the Christmas releases in one week!). 90 …

20 March 2014

My Cinematic 2013: Part VI

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I saw 90 movies in 2013 (or shortly thereafter, if we’re being honest- I don’t know how anyone is expected to see all the Christmas releases in one week!). 90 …

03 March 2014

Lauren’s All-Time Least Snarky Oscars Recap

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I realized, by accident, that I had seen almost all of the best picture nominees this year (I’m sorry, Nebraska and Dallas Buyers Club!). Unlike in years past, I hadn’t …

10 February 2014

Alexander Payne’s Nebraska: You Can’t Go Home Again

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Nebraska is a slow, quiet movie that revolves around a slow, quiet man. Bruce Dern plays Woody Grant, a confused old man convinced that he has won a million dollars …

24 January 2014

Dallas Buyers Club

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“Let me give y’all a little news flash,” begins Ron Woodroof, after being diagnosed with HIV. “There ain’t nothin’ out there can kill Ron Woodroof in thirty days.” Matthew McConaughey …

31 December 2013

Scorsese Makes Crime Look Really Fun

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The worst thing you can say about The Wolf of Wall Street is that there’s too much of it. Thematically, though, that’s appropriate, since it’s all about the way that …

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