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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Animated Short Films’ is the Oscars’ most low-key stacked category

Scrambling to catch up on all things Oscars? The big categories are easy: Mad Max should win but won’t. Leo shouldn’t win but will. The little people will be played off and someone will be just insufferable. We’ve been over all that time and again. What doesn’t get as much love are the smaller categories—your documentaries, shorts, and […]

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2015 Oscar Results (Updating Live)

It’s 2015, and the time has come once again to look back on last year’s achievements of those in the film industry. The 87th annual Academy Awards are taking place today, and there are plenty of strong contenders for many of the categories. Some of the more notable features nominated for several awards tonight include […]

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A Complete List Of 2015 Academy Award Nominees

The nominees for the 2015 Academy Awards were revealed this morning during a live webcast from Los Angeles. Many of the nominees were fairly obvious, with Boyhood and Birdman commanding a large amount of nominations, but there were several good (and strange) surprises along the way. Whiplash, for instance, walked away with five nominations, including […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio Taking “Long Break” From Acting

Some people tire out from doing too much. After making a handful of movies in a short amount of time, Leonardo DiCaprio is going to take a long break from acting, according to an interview he did with Bild. He plans to still stay busy, saying “I am a bit drained. I’m now going to […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: Zero Dark Thirty

Film: Zero Dark Thirty Director: Kathryn Bigelow Writer: Mark Boal Studio: Annapurna Pictures In 2008 when The Hurt Locker came out, audiences had not seen that visceral of a war film in a very long time, especially a film about a war that was still ongoing. Director Kathryn Bigelow, while not unheard of by any […]

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The Academy Awards Announces Nominations for 85th Annual Oscar Ceremony

It’s that time of year again folks! It’s one of UTG’s favorite awards shows, The Academy Awards, and this year’s nominations are in! While I’m sure there are some categories that will lead to some water-cooler conversations, there’s no doubting that this year was good to us with a large quantity of good films. The […]

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2012 Academy Awards Nominees

The nominees for the 2012 Academy Awards have been announced and as always, frustrations are sure to ensue. The nominees were announced this morning in Los Angeles at a press conference. You can view the nominees for many of the categories below. Click here to view the complete list. Best Picture Hugo The Artist Moneyball […]

Trent Reznor wins Academy Award

Last night at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) took home “Best Original Score” for The Social Network.