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Hear this year’s Oscar nominated songs (including the really weird one)

The Best Original Song category is always good value for those who enjoy being bewildered by the Academy Awards. Whether the category has three separate songs from the one film (see: 2007 and Enchanted) or just two nominees in a battle to the death (2011’s non-showdown between ‘Man or Muppet’ and, erm, ‘Real in Rio’), there’s […]

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New York Stories – Philomena / Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

By Glenn Dunks December 6, 2013 The Manhattan Report: The two films we’re discussing today are an interesting look at the dynamics of awards season. Philomena and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom are two of Harvey Weinstein’s horses in the Oscar race, but he is a smart man and he knows his audiences. Philomena, for […]

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