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And the Oscars will go to … — AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Do or die time. After month and months of tracking the Oscar race, it’s time to put up (and shut up) by posting my official picks for Sunday night’s Academy Awards. And while I have been saying (OK, complaining) that too many of tonight’s winners are all[...]

Oscars: “The Descendants” producer Jim Burke on George Clooney, Hawaii and the awards race – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Alexander Payne and Jim Burke’s creative collaboration dates back to 1999’s “Election,” a comedy starring Reese Witherspoon and Matthew Broderick that helped define the director’s razor-sharp wit and keen observational voice. Nearly 15 years later, they’re back with “The Descendants,” an equally witty and insightful human drama[...]