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‘Captain America: Civil War’ is Now an Oscar Contender?

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Everybody loved Captain America: Civil War, but it doesn’t really seem like your typical Oscar fare. However, Marvel has officially submitted the superhero flick for consideration at the 2017 Academy Awards. So far, movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been nominated for eight different Oscars, mostly in categories relating to visual effects, but none of the nominated films managed to …

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Prince’s Life In Film: ‘Purple Rain’ Gave Glimpse Of Rough Roots

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With the passing of the famous artist Prince, his musical achievements are being celebrated. However, the talented musician was also involved in cinema, starring in Purple Rain, the film coinciding with the album of the same name. The film is an American rock musical drama, starring Prince in an almost autobiographical role. Purple Rain centers around “The Kid,” a talented …

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John Goodman Generates Oscar Buzz for ’10 Cloverfield Lane’


Though March is hardly the time for Oscar buzz (the 2016 Oscars just concluded on February 28), John Goodman‘s standout performance in 10 Cloverfield Lane is earning enough praise that he could be a 2017 contender. The new sci-fi horror flick was released on March 11, 2016. In it, Goodman plays paranoid Howard, a survivalist who rescues Michelle (played by …

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Chris Rock Returns To Host 2016 Oscars

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Standup comedians are having a comeback moment. First, Tracy Morgan returned to host “Saturday Night Live” after a devastating car accident and announced that he would tour in 2016. Then, Eddie Murphy dipped a toe back into standup while accepting the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday. Now, it’s Chris Rock’s turn. The beloved comic announced on Twitter …

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