Tagged: Inglourious Basterds

Tarantino XX: Twenty Years of Violent Fun

2012 marks the twentieth anniversary of the start of Quentin Tarantino's extraordinary career. Carlos Aguilar takes a look at the milestones in his violently perfect filmography.

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Ex-Spouses Vie for Best Directing Oscar

The frontrunners for Best Director used to be married to each other. Kathryn Bigelow looks to become the first woman to win this Oscar for the low-budget "Hurt Locker," while James Cameron's big-budget "Avatar" was groundbreaking. Adam Spunberg likes Bigelow, but don't count out Quentin Tarantino.

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‘Basterds’ Star Likely to Waltz Away with Oscar

Most movie buffs have heard of four of the five nominees for Best Supporting Actor. But it's the relatively unknown Christoph Waltz who is heavily favored to win the Oscar for his memorable portrayal of Col. Landa in "Inglourious Basterds." Phil Wallace reports in "Road to the Oscars."

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Road to the Oscars: Original Screenplay

The nominees for Best Original Screenplay include three war movies, a Coen Brothers film, and an animated production. Jeremy Martin says "The Hurt Locker" is the favorite over Quentin Tarantino and "Inglourious Basterds," but he doesn't discount the possibility of an "Up"-set.

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Best Film Editing Could Predict Best Picture

The Best Film Editing Oscar has a high correlation with the Best Picture winner, so it's no surprise that the favorites are Best Picture contenders Avatar, The Hurt Locker, and Inglourious Basterds. While Avatar is favored in this category, Steve Neumann says an Inglourious upset is possible.

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Pickard: ‘Inglourious Basterds’ is a Winner

Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" is his career masterpiece, Mallory Pickard writes. She closely examines the themes of this unique film and discusses Tarantino's choices in altering history and spelling. Pickard sees great things for the historical fiction tale on Oscar night.

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Is this Tarantino’s Year to Shine at the Oscars?

Quentin Tarantino won a screenplay Oscar for "Pulp Fiction" in 1995, but his eyes are on a bigger prize. "Inglourious Basterds" is his best shot yet at Best Picture. Is this Tarantino's year, or is filmmaker too violent and too unusual to win over the Academy? Michaela Zanello reports.

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Hurt Locker’s PGA Win Sets Up 3-Horse Race

"The Hurt Locker" won Best Picture at the Producers Guild Awards, significantly in a 10-nominee race. With "Inglourious Basterds" winning the top SAG award and "Avatar" winning Best Drama at the Golden Globes, Kit Bowen looks at the three frontrunners for Best Picture.

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SAGs Go with ‘Basterds’

"Inglourious Basterds" took top honors at the SAG Awards and shook up the Oscar race. Kit Bowen reports.

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Producers Guild Nominees Announced

Matching the Oscars, the Producers Guild of America increased its best picture nominee list to 10 this year. Today's nominees included James Cameron (right) for "Avatar," "Up in the Air," "Inglourious Basterds," and surprisingly, "Star Trek." Kit Bowen offers her analysis of the PGA picks.

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‘Inglourious’ Femme Fatales Get Oscar Look

Brad Pitt may headline "Inglourious Basterds," but the Quentin Tarantino flick has fantastic performances from Diane Kruger and Melanie Laurent. Both women should get Oscar consideration, says Mallory Pickard, for their portrayals of femme fatales in Nazi Germany.

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