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  1. Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 3

    4:18 pm 2/27/2014

    A member of the Academy's executives branch talks THR's Scott Feinberg through his picks: "Gravity" is "spiritual," I'm voting for "the 'Captain Phillips' guy" and "Dallas Buyers" makeup succeeds in making stars "look like they're really dying!"Read more

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  2. 5 Filmmakers on Their Remarkable Journeys to the 86th Oscars (Video)

    5:23 pm 2/14/2014

    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg recently moderated an in-depth conversation with the nominated directors of "The Act of Killing," "The Broken Circle Breakdown," "Frozen," "The Great Beauty" and "20 Feet from Stardom."Read more

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  3. 5 Oscar-Nominated Filmmakers on the Making of Their Films

    1:41 pm 2/14/2014

    At the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the directors of 'Frozen,' 'Twenty Feet From Stardom,' 'The Act of Killing,'The Great Beauty,' and 'The Broken Circle Breakdown' discuss the challenges of making their films.Read more

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  4. Werner Herzog to Executive Produce Joshua Oppenheimer's 'Act of Killing' Follow-Up

    5:02 am 2/4/2014

    Herzog is partnering with Errol Morris to back "The Look of Silence," which Oppenheimer says will approach the same Indonesian genocide as his Oscar-nominated doc, but from a new angle. Read more

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  5. Oscar-Nominated Doc 'The Act of Killing' Stirs Debate in China

    5:01 am 1/23/2014

    Local newspaper coverage of the film, which explores the mass killing of accused communists and ethnic Chinese in Indonesia in the 1960s, has inspired a wave of outcry on Chinese social media.Read more

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  6. European Film Awards: 'The Great Beauty' Takes Top Prize

    6:19 am 12/7/2013

    Italy's Oscar candidate takes best film, actor and director trophies while Cannes winner "Blue Is the Warmest Color" is snubbed.Read more

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  7. Oscars: The 15 Documentaries Most Likely to Make the Shortlist

    10:22 pm 11/20/2013

    By Friday, the Academy must narrow down the list of 151 potential contenders — THR's awards analyst offers his best guess about which they will pick.Read more

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  8. The Odd Phenomenon of Big-Name Filmmakers 'Presenting' Others' Awards Hopefuls

    8:00 am 10/30/2013

    Martin Scorsese, Samuel L. Jackson, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, Jonathan Demme and Spike Lee have all lent their names to little movies this year.Read more

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  9. 'The Hunt,' 'The Act of Killing' and 'Northwest' on Denmark's Oscar Shortlist

    7:58 am 8/15/2013

    These titles are in the running to represent the country in next year's foreign-language Academy Award race.Read more

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  10. 'The Act of Killing' Trailer

    3:29 pm 6/14/2013

    Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary exposing the horrifying mass killings of accused communists in Indonesia. The movie from Drafthouse Films and produced by Werner Herzog is set to screen at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 14. Read more

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