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Updated Feb. 23, 2012.
Here's some inside intel for casual movie fans contemplating their Oscar predictions: By the time the Academy Awards roll around, we know who's going to win in pretty much every major category.
Sure, there can be surprises and the occasional too-close-to-call race, but after so many other award functions play out in the lead-up to Oscar night, from the Critics Choice to the Golden Globes to the all the guild gatherings, patterns emerge and some favorites appear unbeatable.
That's why if you're about to head to Vegas (Editor's note: NextMovie does not condone gambling, unless you're sharing …) and lay down some scratch on "The Artist" winning Best Picture, the rewards, at this point, won't be too tempting. Get More »
The unofficial theme of the 2012 awards season could be "Vive la France," with the French-helmed "The Artist" picking up dozens of awards and going into Oscar night with 10 nominations, second only to 11 nods for "Hugo."
The movie has picked up wins for director Michel Hazanavicius and leading man Jean Dujardin at the BAFTAs, Critics Choice, Directors Guild and Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as a multitude of trophies for the film, its score, art direction, editing and costumes. It's not just picking up steam, it's a veritable awards locomotive.
Also Check Out: 2012 Oscar Predictions
With "The Artist" positioned so strongly for the Academy Awards, and its key players, including nominated costar Bérénice Bejo, being French (even though the film was shot entirely in Los Angeles, where it is set during the dawn of the talkies), we decided to take a look at the roster of other French talent that has broken out of the foreign film category to become part of Oscar history. Get More »
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Oscar Predictions 2012: Who Will Win?
Hot off her success in the sleeper hit "The Artist," Bérénice Bejo has landed a coveted role in "The Scapegoat," Nicolas Bary's upcoming adaptation of Daniel Pennac's best-selling French novel, "Au Bonheur des Ogres." The brunette beauty will star alongside Raphaël Personnaz and Emir Kusturica, Indie Wire reports.
Bejo will play an investigative journalist who also happens to be the girlfriend of the story's protagonist, Benjamin Malaussène (Personnaz), a "professional scapegoat" who works as a quality controller in a Paris department store, taking the blame for customer complaints. (Sounds like a not-so-fun job to us, but what do we know?) Get More »
One of the most talked-about movies of the year is one in which there’s no talking at all.
The little French silent film "The Artist" has been building fans (and Oscar buzz) since its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival this year. Celebrating Hollywood’s 1920s silent era, the story is a black-and-white melodrama filled with comedy, dancing and an adorable Jack Russell terrier that will make you feel like you’ve been transported back to the times of flappers and fedoras. Get More »