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Critics Choice/Golden Globe/Screen Actors Guild/BAFTA: Who’s Got Them All

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Here we are again; looking at the list of which performers have hit all four major precursors: Critics’ Choice, The Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). With the exception of last year, it usually happens – an actor grabs all of the pieces of the puzzle that it takes to get an Oscar nomination and then ...

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Producers Guild of America (PGA): Understanding the Preferential Ballot

On Tuesday, the Producer’s Guild of America (PGA) released their nominations for best motion picture of the year. These are looked upon, given their impressive track record, with considerable interest. But they’re also going to be the first industry preferential ballot of the 2016-2017 season. This year’s race for Best Picture is looking very much like La La Land’s to lose; ...

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2016-2017 Awards Tracker – The Critics

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In this January 13th, 2017 Awards Tracker update, Moonlight and La La Land are neck and neck with each other for Best Picture wins, as are their directors – Barry Jenkins and Damien Chazelle – for Best Director. Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) and Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) have utterly dominated their respective acting categories while Best Actress sees a close ...

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Georgia Film Critics Association: Moonlight Wins Best Pic, Affleck and Portman Take Actor and Actress

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The Georgia Film Critics Association has anointed Moonlight the Best Picture of 2016 as well as wins for Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali, who also won their Breakthrough award), Adapted Screenplay, Ensemble, and Cinematography. The group spread the wealth with La La Land, which took Director and Original Screenplay for Damien Chazelle, Original Score, Original Song and Production Design. Casey Affleck (Manchester ...

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‘Moonlight’ Leads Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics (GALECA) Dorian Awards Nominations

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Moonlight Leads with 7 Nominations, La La Land Earns Six Portman, Huppert, Bening Among Actress Award Hopefuls Sing Street, Captain Fantastic in Unsung Film Race Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, Nocturnal Animals on Campy Flick Short List Insecure, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Westworld Among Series Picks Beyonce, Samantha Bee, Bill Maher, Thrice-nominated Kate McKinnon in Mix Too John Waters Named ‘Timeless Star’   ...

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‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘The Dressmaker,’ ‘La La Land’ Receive Costume Designers Guild Nominations

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The Costume Designers Guild, which breaks its nominees to groupings like Contemporary, Period and Fantasy, has given us a truly wide array of films and recognize a handful of underseen and underrated movies. The Dressmaker found a place among Hail, Caesar! and Jackie in the Period Film section. Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie sits alongside La La Land and Nocturnal Animals. ...

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American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Nominations: Silence nabs its first major guild nom; Bradford Young is 1st African-American ever nominated

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The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) nominations are out and Martin Scorsese’s religious epic Silence has finally grabbed a major guild mention. The late release of the film and Paramount’s decision to limit screeners to a few select groups hasn’t done the film any favors in this season’s awards race. But for a group of only about 340 members, clearly ...

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‘Cameraperson’ Wins Cinema Eye Honors’ Best Nonfiction Film Award

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After dominating the majority critics awards this season, O.J.: Made in America was bested by Kristen Johnson’s Cameraperson at the 10th Cinema Eye Honors, winning Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking. The film also won Editing and Cinematography. O.J. pulled off two wins; Direction and Production. Hooligan Sparrow won Achievement in a Debut Feature Film. Here is the full list ...

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Directors Guild TV Nominations: Westworld, Atlanta, Stranger Things Score Nods

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The Directors Guild of America (DGA) has revealed its nominations for the best-directed television and as you might guess Westworld, Atlanta and Stranger Things are all on the list. The three freshman shows have dominated guild nominations this year. The 69th DGA Awards will be on February 4th at the Beverly Hilton, where Ridley Scott will be given the group’s ...

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