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Stream Guide: Avengers: Age Of Ultron & If Beale Street Could Talk (March 29th, 2019)

THE MEG Original Release Date: August 10, 2018Directed by: Jon TurteltaubStudio: Warner Bros. PicturesStreaming: HBO Go Official Synopsis: After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible. Starring: Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, and Cliff Curtis WHITE GOD Original Release Date: March … Read More Stream Guide: Avengers: Age Of Ultron & If Beale Street Could Talk (March 29th, 2019)

Tuesday Releases: Aquaman, If Beale Street Could Talk, & Second Act

Official Synopsis: An action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman” reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be…a king. Becoming Aquaman … Read More Tuesday Releases: Aquaman, If Beale Street Could Talk, & Second Act

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Oscars Watch: 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards

BEST FEATURE “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Eighth Grade” “First Reformed” “Leave No Trace” “You Were Never Really Here” BEST FIRST FEATURE “Sorry To Bother You” “Hereditary” “The Tale” “We The Animals” “Wildlife” JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD “En El Séptimo Día” “Sócrates” “Never Goin’ Back” “Thunder Road” “A Bread Factory” BEST DIRECTOR Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Debra Granik – “Leave No … Read More Oscars Watch: 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Awards

BEST INDEPENDENT FILM (BUDGETS UNDER $20 MILLION) “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Eighth Grade” “First Reformed” “Hereditary” “Roma” BEST STUDIO FILM (BUDGETS OVER $20 MILLION) “Black Panther” “Annihilation” “First Man” “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” “A Star Is Born” “Vice” BEST FOREIGN FILM “Roma” “Burning” “Cold War” “The Guilty” “Shoplifters” BEST DOCUMENTARY “Minding the Gap” “Free Solo” “RBG” “Three Identical Strangers” “Won’t You Be My … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle Awards

2019 Oscars Challenge: [8] “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Three Nominations

“IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK”Regina King, Nicholas Brittel, & Barry Jenkins Director: Barry JenkinsProducers: Megan Ellison, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adele Romanski, Sara Murphy, and Barry JenkinsWriter: Barry JenkinsBased On: “If Beale Street Could Talk” by James BaldwinCinematography: James LaxtonEditor: Joi McMillon and Nat SandersComposer: Nicholas BritellDistributors: Annapurna PicturesRelease Date: December 14, 2018Run-time: 117 minutes REGINA KING CHARACTER SYNOPSIS: Regina King portrays Sharon Rivers, … Read More 2019 Oscars Challenge: [8] “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Three Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 31st Annual University Of Southern California Scripter Nominees for Adapted Screenplay

“Black Panther”(Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Comics)Screenwriters Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole; Based on the character created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”(Fox Searchlight and Simon & Schuster)Screenwriters Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty and author Lee Israel “The Death Of Stalin”(IFC Films and Titan Comics)Screenwriters Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin, and David Schneider; Based on the graphic novel by … Read More Oscars Watch: 31st Annual University Of Southern California Scripter Nominees for Adapted Screenplay

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Award Nominees

Best Picture “BlacKkKlansman” “Eighth Grade” “The Favourite” “First Man” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “A Quiet Place” “Roma” “A Star is Born” “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Best Director “BlacKkKlansman” – Spike Lee “The Favourite” – Yorgos Lanthimos “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Barry Jenkins “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón “A Star is Born” – Bradley Cooper Best Actor Christian Bale–”Vice” Bradley … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

BEST FILM “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Blindspotting” “The Favourite” “Roma” “Suspiria” BEST DIRECTOR Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Debra Granik – “Leave No Trace” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” BEST ACTOR Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Rami … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 71st Annual Writers Guild Award Nominees

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY “Eighth Grade” – Bo Burnham (A24) “Green Book” – Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, & Peter Farrelly (Universal Pictures) “A Quiet Place” – Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, & John Krasinski, Story by Bryan Woods & Scott Beck (Paramount Pictures) “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón (Netflix) “Vice” – Adam McKay (Annapurna Pictures) ADAPTED SCREENPLAY “BlacKkKlansman” – Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott, & Spike Lee (Based … Read More Oscars Watch: 71st Annual Writers Guild Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Satellite Awards

Motion Picture, Drama (Major) “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Annapurna Pictures “Black Panther” – Walt Disney “First Man” – Universal “Hereditary” – A24 “Mary Queen of Scots” – Focus Features “Widows” – Twentieth Century Fox Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama (Major, Independent or International) Glenn Close – “The Wife” Yalitza Aparicio – “Roma” Viola Davis – “Widows” Nicole Kidman – “Destroyer” Melissa … Read More Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Satellite Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Columbus Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture “If Beale Street Could Talk” “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “Eighth Grade” “Roma” “Black Panther” “Widows” “A Quiet Place” “First Man” “Hereditary” Best Director Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Runner-Up: Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Steve McQueen – “Widows” Best Actor Ben Foster – “Leave No Trace” Runner-Up: Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Christian … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Columbus Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards

The North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) is comprised of 42 film journalists who live in North Carolina or contribute to outlets that focus coverage in and around NC. BEST NARRATIVE FILM “Roma” “Black Panther” “BlacKKKlansman” “First Man” “If Beale Street Could Talk” BEST DIRECTOR Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Ethan Coen and Joel Coen – “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” Damien Chazelle – “First … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Online Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture “Roma” “BlacKkKlansman” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “First Reformed” “The Favourite” “You Were Never Really Here” “Annihilation” “Eighth Grade” “Hereditary” “A Star Is Born” “Suspiria” Best Director Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Online Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Black Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture: “Black Panther”Best Director: Ryan Coogler – “Black Panther”Best Actor: Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born”Best Actress: Viola Davis – “Widows”Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali – “Green Book”Best Supporting Actress: Regina King – “If Beale Street Could Talk”Best Ensemble Acting: “Black Panther”Best Original Screenplay: “Sorry To Bother You” – Boots RileyBest Adapted Screenplay: “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Barry JenkinsBest Animated … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Black Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards

Best Picture “If Beale Street Could Talk” “BlacKkKlansman” “Burning” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “Leave No Trace” “Minding The Gap” “Paddington 2” “Roma” “Widows” Best Director Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Lee Chang-dong – “Burning” Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Debra Granik – “Leave No Trace” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Bradley … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 15 Original Scores Shortlisted for 91st Academy Awards

Fifteen scores will advance in the Original Score category for the 91st Academy Awards. One hundred fifty-six scores were eligible in the category. Members of the Music Branch vote to determine the shortlist and the nominees. The scores listed in alphabetical order by film title are: “Annihilation” – Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury “Avengers: Infinity War” – Alan Silvestri “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” … Read More Oscars Watch: 15 Original Scores Shortlisted for 91st Academy Awards

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Game Of Box Offices: “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” breaks December animated record

Opening to $35.3 million, “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” has officially become the largest three-day animated opening of all-time in the month of December, beating out Illumination’s “Sing” from two years ago. Clint Eastwood’s “The Mule” landed right where expected, hauling in a $17.5 million opening. “The Grinch” overcame “Ralph Breaks The Internet” for the first time in four weeks, with “Grinch” earning $11.7 million … Read More Game Of Box Offices: “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse” breaks December animated record

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Houston Film Critics Society Award Nominees

Best Picture “Black Panther” “BlacKkKlansman” “Eighth Grade” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “Green Book” “Hereditary” “Roma” “A Star Is Born” “Vice” Best Director Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Adam McKay – “Vice” Best Actor Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Houston Film Critics Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Black Reel Award Nominees

Outstanding Motion Picture “Black Panther” “BlacKkKlansman” “Green Book” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Widows” Outstanding Actor Chadwick Boseman – “Black Panther” Stephan James – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Michael B. Jordan – “Creed II” LaKeith Stanfield – ​”Sorry to Bother You” John David Washington – “BlacKkKlansman” Outstanding Actress Viola Davis – “Widows” Regina Hall – “Support the Girls” Kiki Layne – “If Beale … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Black Reel Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

Best Picture “If Beale Street Could Talk” Runner-Up: “Shoplifters” Best Director Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” Runner-Up: Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Best Actor John C. Reilly – “Stan & Ollie” Runner-Up: Ethan Hawkes – “First Reformed” Best Actress Melissa McCarthy – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” Runner-Up: Sakura Ando –”Shoplifters” Best Supporting Actor Richard E. Grant – “Can You Ever Forgive … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

Theatrical Releases: If Beale Street Could Talk, The Mule, Once Upon A Deadpool, & Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

<Click film’s poster to see info/trailer> SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE Directed By: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, & Rodney Rothman Studio: Sony Pictures Entertainment Official Synopsis: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that’s the first of its … Read More Theatrical Releases: If Beale Street Could Talk, The Mule, Once Upon A Deadpool, & Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Hollywood Music in Media – Visual Media Nominees

ORIGINAL SCORE – FEATURE FILM Alexandre Desplat – THE SISTERS BROTHERS (Annapurna) Carter Burwell – THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS (Netflix) Hans Zimmer – WIDOWS (Twentieth Century Fox) Justin Hurwitz – FIRST MAN (Universal) Kris Bowers – GREEN BOOK (Universal) Max Richter – MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS (Focus Features) Nicholas Britell – IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (Annapurna) Teddy Shapiro – DESTROYER (Annapurna) Terence … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Hollywood Music in Media – Visual Media Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards Nominees

BEST PICTURE “Black Panther” “Blindspotting” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” “Paddington 2” “Roma” “A Star Is Born” “Suspiria” BEST DIRECTOR Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” BEST ACTOR Bradley Cooper – “A Star … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 24th Critics’ Choice Awards Nominees

BEST PICTURE “Black Panther” “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Man” “Green Book” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Mary Poppins Returns” “Roma” “A Star Is Born” “Vice” BEST ACTOR Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Willem Dafoe – “At Eternity’s Gate” Ryan Gosling – “First Man” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Viggo Mortensen – “Green Book” … Read More Oscars Watch: 24th Critics’ Choice Awards Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

BEST PICTURE “Roma” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “Hereditary” “A Star is Born” ​BEST DIRECTOR Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Bradley Cooper – “A Star is Born” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Lynne Ramsay – “You Were Never Really Here” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” ​BEST ACTOR Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star is Born” Rami Malek – … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award Nominees

Best Picture “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Roma” Best Director Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” Best Actor Christian Bale – “Vice” Willem Dafoe – “At Eternity’s Gate” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Viggo … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 76th Annual Golden Globe Award Nominees

Best Motion Picture, Drama “Black Panther” “Blackkklansman” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “A Star Is Born” Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy “Crazy Rich Asians” “The Favourite” “Green Book” “Mary Poppins Returns” “Vice” Best Director – Motion Picture Bradley Cooper “A Star Is Born” Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Peter Farrelly – “Green Book” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Adam McKay – “Vice” Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 76th Annual Golden Globe Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 American Film Institute’s Top 10 Films and Television Shows of the Year

AFI MOVIES OF THE YEAR “BlacKkKlansman” “Black Panther” “Eighth Grade” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “Green Book” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Mary Poppins Returns” “A Quiet Place” “A Star Is Born” AFI TV PROGRAMS OF THE YEAR “The Americans” “The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” “Atlanta” “Barry” “Better Call Saul” “The Kominsky Method” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” “Pose” “Succession” “This Is Us” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 American Film Institute’s Top 10 Films and Television Shows of the Year

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award Nominees

Founded in 2002, The Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) comprises professional DC-based film critics with affiliations in television, radio, print and the internet. As of 2018, WAFCA has grown to include 60 dedicated members from the District, Maryland and Virginia. Their winners will be announced Monday, Dec 3rd at 8am ET. Best Film “The Favourite” “Green Book” “If Beale Street Could Talk” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Satellite Award Nominees

The International Press Academy is a global media association of domestic and foreign entertainment journalists in print, TV, radio, broadcast, and online outlets; including critics, interviewers, reviewers, bloggers, and photographers. The IPA awards will be handed out in February. Motion Picture, Drama (Major) “Black Panther” – Walt Disney “First Man” – Universal “Hereditary” – A24 “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Annapurna Pictures “Mary … Read More Oscars Watch: 23rd Annual Satellite Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 National Board Of Review Awards

Amidst some small controversy about the film and who it was made by in relation to what the story is about, as well as a box office that is less than impressive, “Green Book” comes out swinging, nailing the first BEST PICTURE win from the first critics awards of the season. Along with the big win, Viggo Mortensen grabs his first win for BEST … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 National Board Of Review Awards

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Oscars Watch: 34th Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees

BEST FEATURE “Eighth Grade” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “Leave No Trace” “You Were Never Really Here” BEST FIRST FEATURE “Hereditary” “Sorry To Bother You” “The Tale” “We The Animals” “Wildlife” JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD “A Bread Factory” “En El Séptimo Día” “Never Goin’ Back” “Sócrates” “Thunder Road” BEST DIRECTOR Debra Granik – “Leave No Trace” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could … Read More Oscars Watch: 34th Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 28th IFP Gotham Independent Film Award Nominees

Best Feature “The Favourite” (Fox Searchlight Pictures) “First Reformed (A24) “If Beale Street Could Talk” (Annapurna Pictures) “Madeline’s Madeline” (Oscilloscope Laboratories) “The Rider” (Sony Pictures Classics) Best Documentary “Bisbee ‘17” (4th Row Films) “Hale County This Morning, This Evening” (The Cinema Guild) “Minding the Gap” (Hulu & Magnolia Pictures) “Shirkers” (Netflix) “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” (Focus Features) Best Actor Adam Driver in “BlacKkKlansman” … Read More Oscars Watch: 28th IFP Gotham Independent Film Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 43rd Annual Toronto International Film Festival

People’s Choice Award “Green Book”(Peter Farrelly) People’s Choice Award (First Runner-Up) “If Beale Street Could Talk”(Barry Jenkins) People’s Choice Award (Second Runner-Up) “Roma”(Alfonso Cuarón) People’s Choice Award: Documentary “Free Solo”(E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin) People’s Choice Award: Documentary (First Runner-Up) “This Changes Everything”(Tom Donahue) People’s Choice Award: Documentary (Second Runner-Up) “The Biggest Little Farm”(John Chester) People’s Choice Award: Midnight Madness “The Man Who … Read More Oscars Watch: 43rd Annual Toronto International Film Festival