Tag Archives: Academy Awards

Movie Melt’s 2014 Oscars Live Blog: Follow The Academy Awards Here:

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In one of the best movie years in recent memory, the 2014 Academy Awards are upon us!  Follow all the action here with our live blog where we’ll keep you up to date on big ...

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Movie Melt Present’s Our Oscars: The 2014 Melties

So 2013 was an absolutely incredible year in film.  We saw one of the best groups of Best Picture nominees ever assembled, and even some films that were left out but well deserved such as ...

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2014 Oscar Nominated Short Films (Live Action) Review

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Short films are often difficult to come by, so for those die hard Oscar fans who want to see the Oscar nominated short films before the awards ceremony takes place it can be quite a ...

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Actor Spotlight: The 10 Best Meryl Streep Movies

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With the Academy Awards almost upon us, I felt like it would be appropriate to put the spotlight on Mrs. Oscar herself, the most decorated actress of all time, Meryl Streep.  Hollywood has a running ...

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Jake Gyllenhaal Takes On Himself In New ‘Enemy’ Trailer

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Jake Gyllenhaal and ‘Prisoners’ director Denis Villeneuve have reunited for another dark thriller, ‘Enemy’.  Check out the trailer here and then read on to see what I make of it. When I read about this film ...

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A Tribute To Philip Seymour Hoffman: His Ten Best Films

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Philip Seymour Hoffman has been one of the finest actors of my lifetime, and the news of his untimely death on February 2nd genuinely broke my heart.  He was known as a genuinely good guy ...

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Why “12 Years a Slave” WILL win Best Picture

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This is not meant to be a review of the film. James reviewed it back in November. (http://moviemelt.com/12-years-slave-movie-review/) He gave it a 9/10. Whether I say it was a 9, 9.5, or even a 10, it ...

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‘Her’ Review: Joaquin Phoenix And A Scarlett Johansson Voice Star

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There have been a lot of powerful, Oscar worthy individual performances this year, from Matthew McConaughey to Leonardo DiCaprio to Bruce Dern.  Add Joaquin Phoenix to this list for what is one of the most ...

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‘Blue Jasmine’ Review: Cate Blanchett Shines in Woody Allen’s Latest

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Woody Allen has made more movies than any director I can think of, and of course with such a large filmography there are going to be varying degrees of success.  He’s known for some of ...

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The Desolation of Smaug Review: Better Than The First?

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 The first installment in Peter Jacksons Hobbit trilogy, ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ got mixed reviews.  I personally felt that the criticism was a little unjust, as I enjoyed the film far more than I ...

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