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    Awards: Can Tom Hanks Break His Oscar Nomination Drought?

    It hasn’t been a beautiful day in the Oscar world for Tom Hanks as of late. Despite being a two-time Oscar winner, the beloved film star has had an unfortunate awards drought. In fact, his period away from the Oscars has been longer than the honeymoon phase he had with them. His first nomination was […] More

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    Awards: Can ‘The Report’ Be the Next Sundance Oscar Player?

    Before a current Oscar race ends, another one begins in January at the Sundance Film Festival. The festival’s line-up includes many of the best indie films to come out for the year. Some land on streaming services or become modest box office hits. But a select few premiers with enough momentum to carry them into […] More

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    Awards: Which ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Actress Could Hop in Best Supporting Actress?

    Out of all the acting categories, Best Supporting Actress is most prone to having double bids. With “Jojo Rabbit,” both Thomasin McKenzie and Scarlett Johansson have the potential to continue that trend. However, there’s always the possibility where only one of them gets a nomination. In that case, which “Jojo Rabbit” actress could bunny-hop over […] More

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    Awards: Can Octavia Spencer Resurface in Best Supporting Actress for ‘Luce?’

    Earlier this year, the racial drama “Luce” made waves out of the Sundance Film Festival. It received praise for its multi-faceted screenwriting and acting ensemble. Out of all the cast, though, lead actor Kelvin Harrison, Jr. and especially Octavia Spencer received the most rapturous praise. In “Luce,” Spencer plays Harriet Wilson, a history teacher who […] More

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    Back to the Circuit: Haley Lu Richardson (“Support the Girls”)

    **”BACK TO THE CIRCUIT” is a new weekly column, inspired by the Twitter hashtag #BackToTheCircuit, looks at a film, performance, or technical aspect from any year that was deemed Oscar-worthy and should have been included in the respective lineup.  At the end of each piece, the contributing writer will give their opinion on which nominee […] More

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    Awards: Can ‘Rocketman’ Replicate the Awards Success of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody?’

    It feels like it’s been a long, long time since “Rocketman” hit theaters. Despite having favorable reviews and admirable box office returns, its May release is a potential awards handicap. In addition, there’s inevitable “Bohemian Rhapsody” comparisons after the film won four Oscars. It’s left some wondering whether “Rocketman” can reap similar love. Could they […] More