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BAFTA Winners, Awards Show Broadcast on BBC America -- Impact on Oscars

I am a fan of the British Academy Awards show, or BAFTAs, which took place Sunday night in London, later edited and broadcast on BBC America. UPDATE: The full list of winners is below.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 13, 2012 8:23 AM
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'Walking Dead' Review: Second Season Starter 'Nebraska'

The new mini-season of "Walking Dead' picks up right where the last left off – with Rick (Andrew Lincoln) having just killed the zombified Sophia (Madison Lintz).
  • By Terry Curtis Fox
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  • February 13, 2012 1:00 AM
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European Children's Film Association Selects 2012 Award Winner

The European Children’s Film Association (EFCA) has selected the Belgian family feature “A pas de Loup” (“On the Sly”) for the inaugural EFCA Award for Best European Children’s Film of the Year.
  • By Justin Lowe
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  • February 13, 2012 12:35 AM
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Oscar Watch: Casarosa Talks 'La Luna,' Pixar's Longest Short

Pixar, of course, cut its teeth on shorts, winning its first Oscar for "Tin Toy" (1989), which paved the way for "Toy Story." Since then, Pixar has continued to regularly leverage its shorts program as a training ground for directors and incubator for technology.
  • By Bill Desowitz
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  • February 12, 2012 11:51 PM
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Weekend Awards Season Box Office Update

Oscar contenders are performing at a record low this close to the awards telecast (after ticket prices are adjusted), both in terms of total grosses and as a percentage of all weekend business. This can't be encouraging news for the Academy or ABC, although uncertainty about a few remaining categories could counter the flagging interest.
  • By Tom Brueggemann
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  • February 12, 2012 10:50 PM
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Oscar Video: Dujardin Cuts a Rug on Saturday Night Live

One of the best aspects of the theatrical and awards campaign for "The Artist" has been its video --no other movie this year boasted so many and varied visual components. (Of course The Weinstein Co. spent a good deal getting the material seen.) Check out the latest from Saturday Night Live.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 12, 2012 6:17 PM
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'The Vow' Wows Valentine's Record Weekend Box Office

Sony’s “The Vow" warmed hearts this Valentine’s Day weekend as the Screen Gems/Spyglass picture captured the top spot with a stellar $41.7 million, contributing a hefty chunk to the record $193 million total for all films this weekend.
  • By Brian Fuson
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  • February 12, 2012 1:28 PM
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Oscar Watch: William Joyce Talks Brave New Interactive World of Oscar Winner 'Fantastic Flying Books' UPDATED

William Joyce Talks Brave New Interactive World of Fantastic Flying Books
Who says high and low tech can't come together in animation and publishing?
  • By Bill Desowitz
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  • February 11, 2012 7:22 PM
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Oscar Watch: Holland's 'In Darkness' Returns to Holocaust, "It's the borderline human experience"

Agnieszka Holland ("The Secret Garden") is no stranger to the Holocaust: she won Oscar nominations for both 1985's "Angry Harvest" and 1990's "Europa, Europa." Eight years ago, David Shamoon's script based on Robert Marshall's "The Sewers of Lvov" lured her back to that period in Polish history; she couldn't let it go.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 11, 2012 7:22 AM
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Weekly Wrap: Weekend Preview, Trailers, Oscar Nominee Interviews, Festival Updates, Oscar Talk

  • By TOH!
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  • February 10, 2012 9:03 PM
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