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Carbon Copy (1981)

Sometimes great things arrive unheralded — such as Denzel Washington's film debut in this throwback comedy that uses social ills as a springboard for yuks.

Oscars live blog

Tune in here starting at 8:30 p.m. for our annual Oscars Live blog!

“Get Out” scares off the competition

The horror/satire from funnyman Jordan Peele wipes away the competition during Oscar weekend.


It got lost in the shuffle of year-end Oscar hopefuls, but "Allied" is a top-drawer WWII drama that goes beyond the usual spy thriller tropes.

Indy Style — February 24

On this week's show Chris reviews "A United Kingdom," "The Red Turtle," "Get Out," "Collide" and "Rock Dog" plus Oscar picks and predictions for the top four categories.

Oscar shop talk with Ed and Chris

On our new podcast, Ed Johnson-Ott of NUVO Newsweekly talks about the Academy Awards with The Film Yap's own Christopher Lloyd.

Audacious Oscar picks and predictions 2017

A complete breakdown of all 24 Oscar races, including predicted winners and who really should get the statue — plus who got snubbed and who they should replace.

A United Kingdom

Less a story of romantic love than love of country, this excellent drama based on history shows the noblest side of patriotism.