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Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Oscar nominated screenplaysThe nominations for the 2014 Oscars came out earlier today. Over the past several months, we have been sharing screenplays that you can download legally for free for your consideration. After today’s announcement, you can now download and read 6 of the Oscar-nominated screenplays for this year’s awards (and we wouldn’t be surprised to find more contenders making their screenplays available online in the coming weeks, so stay tuned). For now, check out the list below of screenplays up for Oscar gold, now available for your consideration. We’ve also got the full list of Academy nods below. More »

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Richard LinklaterVery few filmmakers manage to capture the very essence of cinema, the definition of which has tortured the minds of so many great classical film theorists. Is it art? Is it reality? Is it expression? Is it impression? To me, its essence is time. BFI’s Sight and Sound beautifully ponders director Richard Linklater’s romance with cinema and time in a short video essay, which reflects on the temporal bond of his films, which are less sequential still images of captured light than poetic soliloquies about existence, about life — about time. More »

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Before Midnight Kill Your Darlings Screenplay For Your ConsiderationHalloween is over, so that can only mean one thing. Awards season is upon us. And with awards season come screenplays for your consideration (and legal download.) These screenplays come in many flavors — many of them are conformed to the final film, but a few shooting scripts sneak out for consideration, too. Getting a jump on the awards season is Sony Pictures Classics, providing us with access to the screenplays for Before Midnight and Kill Your Darlings. Check out the trailers and links to screenplay PDFs below. More »

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SONY-BDOS-01_Onesheet4.16.13_Layout 1Richard Linklater may be the only filmmaker in history to have written and directed three films about the same two romantically involved characters, with each film documenting a single day’s time, and with each film occurring nine years from the last — Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004), and Before Midnight (2013, released yesterday). And, as it happened to turn out, the industry climates surrounding the creation of each film were unique, even though the style (and size, in dollar signs) of the films themselves has stayed pretty much consistent. Read on for Linklater’s thoughts on the industry that changed in a process right alongside the characters — and why, to him, not bothering with major studios can be a time-saver nowadays. More »