Today on indieWIRE, Peter Knegt offered his latest Oscars commentary; Eugene Hernandez talked Telluride; we talked finances, the stock market woes and the summer box office receipts, and, of course, Eddie Murphy! ul>
  • Eddie Murphy to Host 84th Academy Awards: It's official. Oscar-nominee Eddie Murphy will host this year's Academy Awards show on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012.

    • Five Films to Watch From Telluride: There's a camaraderie that makes the Telluride Film Festival like few others you'll ever attend. Sitting alone at a picnic table while taking in a beautiful Colorado landscape the other morning, I was approached by Jon Busch. The Telluride tech director was looking for a place to eat his colorful plate of brunch. Within minutes we were having a terrific chat about the history of the festival.

    • 2012 Oscar Predictions: The 2011-12 awards season is slowly falling upon us and indieWIRE will be updating this chart of predictions for the 84th Academy Award nominations on a regular basis between now and late January, when the nominations are announced.

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