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Oscar 2012 recap

This was a good year for gays at the Oscars — at least on screen. Of the 20 characters whose portrayers were nominated for acting Oscars, five — Glenn Close, Janet McTeer, Rooney Mara, Kenneth Branagh (as bisexual Laurence Olivier) and Christopher Plummer — were members of the LGBT community

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A few Oscar oddities

Among the unexpected, bizarre or surprise decisions at this year’s Oscar nominations ceremony: • Only two songs were nominated — and neither went to Elton John for Gnomeo and Juliet’s “Hello Hello” or...

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BREAKING NEWS: The Oscar nominees!

THE SAMUEL GOLDWYN THEATER, HOLLYWOOD — The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced its nominations for the 2011 Oscars this morning, and most of the major predicted contenders ended up on the finals list, with...

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The Oscar race!

Need a jump on the office pool? We handicap the year’s likely nominees The Academy Awards will announce their nominations on Tuesday morning … and I’ll be there. Yep, after years of writing about the Oscars, I’ll finally attend...

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And the winner is…

… Actually, the winners are. In a few different ways. First, there are the nominees for the Golden Globe awards, which came out this morning. Among those in contention: Glenn Close and Janet McTeer for playing trans men in...

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