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How “The King’s Speech” Became the Oscar Front Runner

For months, “The Social Network” seemed to be sailing toward an inevitable “Best Picture” Oscar.  It won top honors from the mysterious National Board of Review, the dubious Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and the prestigious National Society of Film Critics.  … Continue reading

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David Fincher’s “The Social Network”? Really?

 In a blog post in December, Roger Ebert predicted that “David Fincher’s ‘The Social Network’ is emerging as the consensus choice for best film of 2010.”   As the awards for “The Social Network” have piled up, Mr. Ebert has clearly … Continue reading

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