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Joaquin Phoenix gazing in the mirror

Her, a science fiction romcom by Spike Jonze

Her is a romantic science fiction comedy by director Spike Jonze released in 2013 and nominated for 5 Academy Awards and awarded with the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. The movie has a very melancholy atmosphere to it and deals with heartbreak and the impersonal communication between people

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12 Years a Slave, Oscar winning biopic

Imagine waking up one day to find yourself in shackles, robbed of your freedom and unable to contact your family and loved ones. This is exactly what happened to Solomon Northup, a black violin player on the advent of the American Civil War. The poor

Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins an Oscar

Ten musicians who won as many Oscars as Leonardo DiCaprio

Until the 88th Academy Awards in 2016 Leonardo DiCaprio was the laughing stock of Hollywood. The famous star of Titanic and The Great Gatsby was nominated five times for his acting performances but missed the golden statue four times. DiCaprio was first nominated before the age

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The Hateful Eight by Tarantino

The Hateful Eight, the long awaited eighth movie by Quentin Tarantino, if we forget the flick Death Proof which is part of the double feature Grindhouse together with Robert Rodriguez’ Planet Terror, is a return to the westerns from the sixties, especially those of the two