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This Week On DVD and Blu-ray: March 8, 2011

This Week On DVD and Blu-ray: March 8, 2011

DVD LINKS: DVD NEWS | RELEASE DATES | NEW DVDS | REVIEWS | RSS FEED Before we begin, one title you won't see in the "Latest Announcements" section at the bottom of this article is the just announced release of the Lord of the Rings trilogy extended editions on Blu-ray. It's not listed because the... Read more »

Final 2011 Oscar Predictions are Here

Final 2011 Oscar Predictions are Here

Photo: AMPAS // RopeofSilicon.com The Oscar voting period for the 2011 Oscars ended yesterday at 5 p.m. PST and the scramble for Oscar positioning continued up until the final bell, notably in the Art Direction race, which, if you haven't heard yet, wait until we get to that category in this prediction piece. Things got... Read more »

American Cinema Editors Offer Up 2011 Editing Nominees

American Cinema Editors Offer Up 2011 Editing Nominees

Recent winners of the American Cinema Editors (ACE) Eddie Awards for best film editing have gone to The Hurt Locker, Slumdog Millionaire, The Departed, Crash, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Chicago and Gladiator. I think you get my drift, but if not six out of the last ten films to... Read more »

The Writers Guild Announce Their 2011 Screenplay Nominations

The Writers Guild Announce Their 2011 Screenplay Nominations

On the heels of this morning's Producers Guild nominees, the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced nominations for outstanding achievement in writing for the screen during 2010. Before you begin scrutinizing these nominees you should know the screenplays for The King's Speech, Winter's Bone, Toy Story... Read more »

Producers Guild Announces 2011 Film and Television Nominees

Producers Guild Announces 2011 Film and Television Nominees

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the television and motion picture nominations for the 2011 Producers Guild Awards, which will be handed out on Saturday, January 22. Among the ten films nominated for the guild's top award, the only difference right now between my current Best Picture predictions is the inclusion of The... Read more »

Oscar's 2010 Feature Documentary Shortlist Revealed

Oscar's 2010 Feature Documentary Shortlist Revealed

After viewing 101 contenders for Best Feature Documentary for the 83rd Academy Awards, the Documentary Branch has revealed the final 15 contenders shortlist for nomination consideration. This list is in alphabetical order: Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer Alex Gibney, director (ES Productions LLC) Enemies of the People Rob Lemkin and Thet... Read more »

'Winter's Bone' Leads 2010 Gotham Independent Film Awards Nominees

'Winter's Bone' Leads 2010 Gotham Independent Film Awards Nominees

The nominees for the 20th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards were announced today and Winter's Bone leads the list with three nominations including one for Best Feature, Best Ensemble Performance and Breakthrough Actor for Jennifer Lawrence. This is something that bodes well for Bone's chances to score a Best Picture nomination as the field has... Read more »