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Oscars Liveblog: Highlights

JOCELYN HOPPA: Alright, kids. It’s the 84th Academy Awards. I’ve got a bag of bold party Chex Mix and a sharpened tongue… let’s do this. Who will win? What will they say? What pills will they have ingested beforehand? It’s thrilling. Please feel free to pontificate on the finer (and not so finer points) of this annual film celebration in the comments section below, as it’s really all just commentary. Continue reading

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In Briefs: Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes Reaction

HOWARD MEGDAL: Oscar nominations are out. Who would you like to make a case for? The Artist and Midnight in Paris would both be worthy best pic winners, IMO. Michelle Williams was brilliant in My Week with Marilyn. Oh, and how have I not yet seen A Better Life?!?

ZOË RICE: Best actress seems sure to be between Michelle Williams and Meryl Streep, and I give the edge to Meryl, but here’s what I’m worried about. Did anyone see the Golden Globes? When Meryl won? And her reaction? Oh, she was so surprised! A gasp, a disbelieving start! How could she, Meryl Streep, possibly win an award? It annoyed the crap out of me. I like Meryl Streep just fine, but if she goes around acting shocked to be winning awards then she’s the least genuine of them all. Continue reading

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