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The 2013 Oscar Debate

20 Feb

2012 proved to be an interesting year for Hollywood filmmakers. The nine films nominated for the 2013 Oscar definitely deserve to be recognized. So much so, in this article each writer (on the LIH staff) will debate the film, director, actor or actress they are campaigning for the 2013 Oscar and why? The Oscar’s will air live this Sunday, February 24th, 2013 @7pmEST. So let’s get started

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Are You Scared Yet? A Look Back on Oscar-Winning Thrillers: Part-2 What Happened Next!

25 Jun

6th article in our 7 week series on Psychological Thrillers.

In the previous article we looked at five Oscar winning psychological thrillers, in this one we’ll look at the winners to see if they went on to do anymore movies, in the same genre that were Oscar nominated or won. As there are many talented people who have worked on these movies and won, we thought it best to narrow it down to one person of each film and one or two movies that they went on to work on. If we didn’t we’d be here for a very long time! Also, Inception hasn’t been included because it was only released in 2010 and the winners haven’t had time to make other psychological thrillers. Feel to add more or even discuss their past work in the comments!

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Are You Scared Yet? A Look Back on Oscar-Winning Thrillers: Part-1

20 Jun

5th article in our 7 week series on Psychological Thrillers.

By Parisienne

Why do we like to be scared out our minds?  Is it because we cannot control the surge of panic that our bodies go through when we are scared?  Or is it because we do not know how the film will end?  Whatever the reason is for liking thrillers, the Academy Awards loves them.  Let’s take a look down memory lane at some of our favorites and the awards they have won.

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