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Trophy Talk: The Oscar Potential of 'Birdman' and 'Inherent Vice'

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by Mike Ryan October 15, 2014 @ 9:53 AM
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People love watching famous people accept trophies. So, every so often, The Huffington Post’s Chris Rosen and ScreenCrush’s Mike Ryan will speculate about these trophies and which famous person might win one. It will be fun. Let’s talk some trophies! Today, we discuss the prospects of Michael Keaton and Edward Norton in 'Birdman' and Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice,' which both screened at the New York Film Festival.

Trophy Talk: On the Oscar Potential of 'Gone Girl'

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by Mike Ryan October 2, 2014 @ 10:56 AM
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People love watching famous people accept trophies. So, every so often, The Huffington Post’s Chris Rosen and ScreenCrush’s Mike Ryan will speculate about these trophies and which famous person might win one. It will be fun. Let’s talk some trophies! Today, we pick up where we left off last week and continue to discuss why 10 Best Picture nominees isn't working and we discuss the Oscar potential of 'Gone Girl' (which premiered last Friday at the New York Film Festival)

Trophy Talk: Why Having 10 Best Picture Nominees Has Been a Failure

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by Mike Ryan September 26, 2014 @ 8:15 AM
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People love watching famous people accept trophies. So, every so often, The Huffington Post’s Chris Rosen and ScreenCrush’s Mike Ryan will speculate about these trophies and which famous person might win one. It will be fun. Let’s talk some trophies! Today, we talk about why a movie like 'Guardians of the Galaxy' can't be nominated for Best Picture.

Trophy Talk, With Chris and Mike

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by Mike Ryan September 18, 2014 @ 1:11 PM
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People love watching famous people accept trophies. So, every so often, The Huffington Post's Chris Rosen and ScreenCrush's Mike Ryan will speculate about these trophies and which famous person might win one. It will be fun. Let's talk some trophies!

2014 Oscars: Batkid's Appearance Was Unexpectedly Canceled [UPDATE]

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by Nick Romano March 6, 2014 @ 10:13 AM
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Ellen DeGeneres certainly gave the 2014 Oscars ceremony the majority of its highlights, but audiences were left without a major "wow" moment -- and now we know why. The lovable and adorable Batkid, who took the world (and the internet) by storm, was originally supposed to make an onstage appearance alongside 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' star Andrew Garfield, but his segment was canceled at the last minute. So what was the reason behind the cut?

Jimmy Kimmel Reveals the Drama "Behind the Tube" of His YouTube Movies

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by Kate Erbland March 6, 2014 @ 9:42 AM
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http://youtu.be/DHFBzy5vHR0
If you're still laughing at the four fake YouTube movie trailers Jimmy Kimmel rolled out at on the special post-Oscars installment of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live,' the late-night host has a treat for you -- a hilarious behind-the-scenes look at just how they made some of Hollywood's most celebrated stars turn their talents to the outing.

Ellen's Oscar Selfie Was Part of a $20 Million Samsung Ad Buy With ABC

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by Mike Sampson March 4, 2014 @ 2:06 PM
Did you think that bit at the Oscars where host Ellen DeGeneres wandered into the audience to tweet a selfie with A-listers like Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper was a refreshing moment of spontaneity in an otherwise scripted affair? Wrong. The viral photo was actually part of a $20 million Samsung advertising campaign designed to promote the Galaxy Note 3, the phone that took the picture.

Watch the Heroes Montage From the 2014 Oscars

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by Nick Romano March 3, 2014 @ 1:08 PM
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http://youtu.be/RB7ZEIlY1Xw
Lately when we think of movie heroes, we think of the superheroes that populate the Marvel Cinematic Universe and DC's upcoming film slate, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences reminds us that heroes come in many shapes and sizes. 'Captain America 2' star Chris Evans took the 2014 Oscars stage Sunday night to honor all of them in an adrenaline-pumping heroes montage.

Who Got Left Out of Oscar's "In Memoriam" Tribute?

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by ScreenCrush Staff March 3, 2014 @ 8:08 AM
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Every year, Oscar's "In Memoriam" tribute to those who died is notable as much for who wasn't included as for who was. Oscar producers have always claimed to do their best to include everyone, but invariable every year, notable actors, directors and producers are left out and this year was no different. So, who was snubbed from the 2014 Oscar "In Memoriam" tribute?