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The cameras behind 2014's Oscar-nominated films

Want to shoot an Oscar-nominated film? Here are the cameras that you'll need to snag an Academy Award.

By January 21, 2014

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Behind the Oscar-nominated sounds of 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.

By February 28, 2014

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Netflix 'original' documentary lands Oscar nomination

The video service picked festival darling "The Square," a documentary about the Egyptian revolution, as its first "original" film, keen to add an Oscar to its tally of awards.

By January 16, 2014

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Former tech exec's film gets Oscar nomination

Charles Ferguson, who directed the Iraq war documentary No End in Sight, is now hooked on filmmaking.

By January 28, 2008

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Amazon Studios gets Spike Lee's next film, 'Chiraq,' report says

Word of a possible deal with Lee follows the news from January that Woody Allen will write and direct his first-ever television series for Amazon.

By April 9, 2015

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​Angelina Jolie is the latest big name to make a movie with Netflix

The Oscar-winning actor is adapting "First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers," a memoir by author and activist Loung Ung about living under the Khmer Rouge.

By July 24, 2015

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Amazon scores Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq' as its first original movie

The film's all-star cast includes Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, Teyonah Parris and more. It's a big win as Amazon fights to dominate the video-streaming space.

By July 15, 2015

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Edward Snowden talks 'Citizenfour' with Poitras, Greenwald

New York Times columnist David Carr, in his final public appearance, hosted a reunion of sorts with Snowden, protagonist of the film "Citizenfour," as well as director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald.

By February 13, 2015

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'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' has a familiar ring

Bilbo bows out as the last of Peter Jackson's Middle-earth movies delivers on the battle, not so much on the hobbit.

By December 2, 2014

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Christian Bale confirmed to play Steve Jobs in Sorkin biopic

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has confirmed the "Dark Knight" actor will go from Gotham to Silicon Valley in a new biopic of the Apple co-founder.

By October 23, 2014