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    Roundup: Could 'Dallas Buyers Club' win the makeup Oscar on just $250?

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014

    Also: An anti-feminist moment in 'Frozen,' and Rob Reiner's Lincoln Center award
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    Round-up: Calling for a collaborative performance Oscar

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012

    Also: Clothing 'Jane Eyre,' and rejecting the idea of 'Oscar bait'
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    Oscar Guide 2011: Best Costume Design

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Feb 17, 2012

    'Anonymous,' 'The Artist,' 'Hugo,' 'Jane Eyre' and 'W.E.' square off
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    22 classic music videos that have stood the test of time: Madonna, Pearl Jam, Bjork

    Type: Article | Date: Sunday, Sep 28, 2014

    These clips have held up spectacularly
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    22 classic music videos that hold up: Pearl Jam, Madonna, Beastie Boys, Jennifer Lopez

    Type: Gallery | Date: Sunday, Sep 28, 2014

    Year: 1993 Video director:  Marcus Nispel Most dated element: Honestly...
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    Roundup: The case for DiCaprio

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Feb 13, 2014

    Also: 'Dallas Buyers Club' fails history class, and the craft of 'American Hustle'
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    Oscars Lowdown 2014: Best Costume Design - Is 'Gatsby' all dressed up for the win?

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Feb 21, 2014

    'American Hustle' and '12 Years a Slave' also have their eyes on the prize
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    Tech Support: Final predictions for Best Costume Design, Film Editing, Production Design and Sound

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Jan 10, 2014

    Wrapping up one last look at the craft categories before next week's announcement
  • Babe - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Sunday, Nov 1, 2009

    A young pig fights convention to become a sheep dog -- or, rather, sheep pig -- in this charming Australian family film, which became an unexpected international success due to superior special effects and an intelligent script. The title refers to the name bestowed on a piglet soon after his separation from his family, when he finds himself on a strange farm. Confused and sad, Babe is adopted by a friendly dog and slowly adjusts to his new home. Discovering that the fate of most pigs is the dinner table, Babe devotes himself to becoming a useful member of the farm by trying to learn how to herd sheep, despite the skepticism of the other animals and the kindly but conventional Farmer Hoggett (James Cromwell). Because technically impeccable animatronics and computer graphics allow the farm animals to converse easily among themselves, first-time director Chris Noonan can treat the film's menagerie as actual characters, playing scene not for cuteness but for real emotions. The result is often surprisingly touching, with Noonan and George Miller's script, based on Dick King-Smith's children's book and, indirectly, a true story, seamlessly combining gentle whimsy and sincere feeling. These same qualities are embodied by in Cromwell's beautifully understated performance as Farmer Hoggett, which anchors the film. Despite its unlikely premise and low profile, Babe's inspirational story was embraced by audiences and critics, and the movie became an international sleeper that won an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture. It was followed in 1999 by the less successful Babe: Pig in the City. ~ Judd Blaise, All Movie Guide
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    'The Artist,' 'Thor,' 'Bridesmaids' among Costume Designers Guild nominees

    Type: Post | Date: Thursday, Jan 19, 2012

    And yes, another 'War Horse' snub
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