How ‘The Artist’ Came to Be Favored for Best Picture Oscar

How ‘The Artist’ Came to Be Favored for Best Picture Oscar

As “The Artist” (2011) appears to move relentlessly toward the Academy Award for Best Picture, it’s interesting to trace how it came to be the favored frontrunner.

The critics began choosing their best picture winners at award ceremonies in New York late last year, and others weighed in across the country, in Canada, and internationally.

Finally, the voting members in the industry made their choices known. Here is how it all went down. – read more –

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Favorite Tweets From the BAFTA Awards

The BAFTA Award

Favorite Tweets From the BAFTA Awards

The Brits gave out the BAFTA Film Awards, their equivalent to the American Oscars, in Covent Gardens in London this year.

I turned to Twitter in the afternoon to learn the latest, and caught the Awards just starting across the sea. I settled in to get the scoop.

Tweeters from Warner Bros. felt the same way, simply announcing: “Tea and BAFTA awards time.”  Far from boring, the show opened with – read more –

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How the SAG Awards Changed the Race for Oscar This Year

How the SAG Awards Changed the Race for Oscar This Year

Did Jean Dujardin’s Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Actor in “The Artist” (2011) change the race for Oscar?

Here are some of the ways the SAG Award winners may have changed the competition in the race for Oscar this year.  – read more –

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