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    Awards Profile: Ron Howard’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ from Netflix

    Welcome to the 2020 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you in the coming year (at least at this time of writing). The series analyzes the films and their awards season potential, most notably for the Academy Awards, based on the talents attached, filmmakers involved, and story and […] More

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    Awards Profile 2020: Tom McCarthy’s ‘Stillwater’ from Focus Features

    Welcome to the 2020 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you in the coming year (at least at this time of writing). The series analyzes the films and their awards season potential, most notably for the Academy Awards, based on the talents attached, filmmakers involved, and story and […] More

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    Awards Profile 2020: Tom Hanks Looks to Out Sail Nazi Subs in ‘Greyhound’

    Welcome to the 2020 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you in the coming year (at least at this time of writing). The series analyzes the films and their awards season potential, most notably for the Academy Awards, based on the talents attached, filmmakers involved, and story and […] More

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    Awards Profile 2020: ‘Da 5 Bloods’ from Netflix

    Welcome to the 2020 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you in the coming year (at least at this time of writing). The series analyzes the films and their awards season potential, most notably for the Academy Awards, based on the talents attached, filmmakers involved, and story and […] More

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    2018 Awards Profile: Jason Reitman’s ‘The Front Runner’

    Welcome to the 2018 Awards Profile series, where we talk about films coming to a theater near you at some point this year (at least at this time of writing). We will analyze the potential for these films to be players for the Academy Awards, and while many of these have the potential to be […] More

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    Awards Profile: Luca Guadagnino’s ‘Rio’

    FILM: “Rio” PRODUCERS: Adam Ackland, Luca Guadagnino, Riva Marker DISTRIBUTOR: No distribution yet DIRECTOR: Luca Guadagnino WRITERS: Steven Knight CAST: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams, Benedict Cumberbatch, and more SYNOPSIS (via iMDB): A struggling actor travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit a wealthy friend, only to get sucked into a plot to fake his friend’s […] More