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Michael Hogan is Digital Director of Vanity Fair, overseeing the magazine's website and digital editions. Before that, he was Executive Culture & Entertainment Editor of The Huffington Post. He writes regularly about Hollywood's awards season and has a love-hate relationship with fans of "Homeland," "Downton Abbey" and "Game of Thrones," thanks to his occasionally merciless recaps. Follow him on Twitter at @mike_hogan.

Entries by Mike Hogan

So, What Will Really Win Best Picture?

(36) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 4:22 PM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, an unapologetically obsessive conversation about the Oscar race. Between now and March 2, 2014, Vanity Fair digital director Michael Hogan and Huffington Post senior entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will survey the landscape in advance of the 86th annual Academy Awards.

Rosen: Hello, Mike!...

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This Year's Oscar Season Is So Boring

(2) Comments | Posted February 12, 2014 | 10:09 AM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, an unapologetically obsessive conversation about the Oscar race. Between now and March 2, 2014, Vanity Fair digital director Michael Hogan and Huffington Post senior entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will survey the landscape in advance of the 86th annual Academy Awards.

Rosen: Hello, Mike! It's been...

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Amy Adams Might Take Meryl Streep's Oscar Nomination & More Year-End Awards Musings

(19) Comments | Posted December 31, 2013 | 10:20 AM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, an unapologetically obsessive weekly conversation about the Oscar race. Between now and March 2, 2014, Vanity Fair digital director Michael Hogan and Huffington Post senior entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will survey the landscape in advance of the 86th annual Academy Awards.

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What Those Crazy Golden Globe Nominations Might Mean

(1) Comments | Posted December 12, 2013 | 3:57 PM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, an unapologetically obsessive weekly conversation about the Oscar race. Between now and March 2, 2014, Vanity Fair digital director Michael Hogan and Huffington Post senior entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will survey the landscape in advance of the 86th annual Academy Awards.

Rosen: Hello,...

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Best Director Race 2014: Cuaron, McQueen, Russell, But No Women?

(6) Comments | Posted November 26, 2013 | 11:39 AM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, an unapologetically obsessive weekly conversation about the Oscar race. Between now and March 2, 2014, Vanity Fair digital director Michael Hogan and Huffington Post senior entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will survey the landscape in advance of the 86th annual Academy Awards.

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Consider This Sh-t: James Franco, Scarlett Johansson & Supporting Actor Oscar Candidates

(9) Comments | Posted November 19, 2013 | 10:37 AM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, an unapologetically obsessive weekly conversation about the Oscar race. Between now and March 2, 2014, Vanity Fair digital director Michael Hogan and Huffington Post senior entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will survey the landscape in advance of the 86th annual Academy Awards both here...

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Is 'Saving Mr. Banks' The Next Best Picture Front-Runner?

(2) Comments | Posted November 11, 2013 | 4:26 PM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, an unapologetically obsessive weekly conversation about the Oscar race. Between now and March 2, 2014, Vanity Fair digital director Michael Hogan and Huffington Post senior entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will survey the landscape in advance of the 86th annual Academy Awards.

This week ... "Saving...

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Where Is The Best Picture Front-Runner?

(31) Comments | Posted November 5, 2013 | 4:49 PM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and March 2, 2014, HuffPost senior entertainment editor Christopher Rosen and Vanity Fair digital director Mike Hogan will chat about awards season both here and at Vanity Fair.

Rosen: Hello, Mike! For...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus: James Gandolfini Was 'A Gentle Giant'

(8) Comments | Posted September 16, 2013 | 1:05 PM

From "Seinfeld" to "The New Adventures of Old Christine" to "VEEP," Julia Louis-Dreyfus has established herself as the Picasso of playing smart but awkward single women on television. Now she's bringing her prowess to the big screen.

In "Enough Said," written and directed by Nicole Holofcener ("Friends With Money"), Louis-Dreyfus...

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One Of These 16 Men Will (Almost Definitely) Win Best Actor

(71) Comments | Posted September 16, 2013 | 10:54 AM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and March 2, 2014, executive arts and entertainment editor Michael Hogan and entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will chat about awards season, and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 86th annual Academy Awards.

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Tony Danza On 'Don Jon,' Working With Joseph Gordon-Levitt And How Porn Has Changed

(7) Comments | Posted September 12, 2013 | 2:27 PM

Porn just ain't what it used to be.

In a conversation following a special HuffPost screening of "Don Jon" at the Landmark Sunshine Theater in Manhattan last night, Tony Danza explained to an audience of twenty- and thirty-something editors how difficult it was for teenagers to acquire smut...

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Niki Lauda And 'Rush' Star Daniel Brühl On Cheating Death And Faking Accents

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2013 | 3:19 PM

There are two heroes in "Rush," Ron Howard's motor-revving new movie about the 1976 Formula One season. James Hunt, as embodied by hunky Australian Chris Hemsworth, may be the guy on all the posters, but we care at least as much about his nemesis, Niki Lauda, portrayed by...

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Chiwetel Ejiofor On '12 Years A Slave': 'If You Can't Face It, You Can't Face It'

(51) Comments | Posted September 11, 2013 | 12:47 PM

TORONTO -- Chiwetel Ejiofor may not be an American, but he still feels linked to the events depicted in "12 Years a Slave."

"I always thought of slavery not necessarily as an American issue, because it involved a lot of people, a lot of countries," says the 36-year-old actor,...

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Oscar Buzz At Toronto Goes Deafening With '12 Years A Slave' Best Picture Pick

(10) Comments | Posted September 9, 2013 | 11:53 AM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and March 2, 2014, executive arts and entertainment editor Michael Hogan and entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will chat about awards season, and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 86th annual Academy Awards.

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In 'Prisoners' And '12 Years A Slave,' Human Lives Are Priced Differently

(19) Comments | Posted September 7, 2013 | 2:05 PM

What is the value of a human life? Two widely divergent answers were on display in films premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival last night, "Prisoners" and "12 Years a Slave."

In "Prisoners," from French-Canadian director Denis Villeneuve, two little girls disappear from their suburban neighborhood in Pennsylvania. In...

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Josh Brolin Confirms Batman Rumors, Wants Ben Affleck's Critics To 'Eat Their Words'

(226) Comments | Posted September 7, 2013 | 1:21 PM

The rumors are true, says Josh Brolin. The "No Country for Old Men" actor really was in the running to play Batman opposite Henry Cavill's Superman in Zack Snyder's upcoming sequel to "Man of Steel."

Asked if he'd had conversations with Snyder about the role, Brolin told The...

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Let's Stop Talking About The Sex Scenes In 'Blue Is The Warmest Color'

(33) Comments | Posted September 6, 2013 | 3:01 PM



Is it possible for me to tell you that I loved "Blue Is the Warmest Color" without sounding like a creep?

Yes, I realize the film is already notorious for its lengthy and explicit lesbian sex scenes between stars Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos. And...

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Telluride Oscar Buzz Puts '12 Years A Slave,' 'Prisoners' In Awards Race On Labor Day

(13) Comments | Posted September 3, 2013 | 10:20 AM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and March 2, 2014, executive arts and entertainment editor Michael Hogan and entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will chat about awards season, and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 86th annual Academy Awards.

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Five 'Breaking Bad' Shooting Secrets Revealed

(65) Comments | Posted August 30, 2013 | 11:08 AM

You don't have to be an art history major to know that "Breaking Bad" looks like nothing else on television. It's shot on film, in New Mexico, at a pace that would never fly on broadcast TV, and every episode seems to include at least one sequence filmed from the...

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Some Too-Early Oscar Speculation About 'Lee Daniels' The Butler': For Your Consideration

(70) Comments | Posted August 19, 2013 | 3:06 PM

Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and March 2, 2014, executive arts and entertainment editor Michael Hogan and entertainment editor Christopher Rosen will chat about awards season and which films will make the most noise at the 86th annual Academy Awards.

Rosen:...

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