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Gotham Awards Nominations: Get Out Leads with 4; Columbus, Lady Bird, Florida Project, Call Me By Your Name with 3

  Awards season is officially here. The 27th IFP Gotham Awards nominations came out this morning and the micro-budgeted blockbuster hit Get Out landed a field-best four nominations: Best Feature, Breakthrough Director (Jordan Peele), Best Screenplay (Peele again) and Best Actor for Daniel Kaluuya. The Gotham Awards have recently become quite a strong precursor for the Oscars; both Moonlight and ...

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2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar

2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar OCTOBER 2017 Gotham Award Nominations – October 19, 2017 NOVEMBER 2017 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations – November 21, 2017 Producers Guild of America Documentary Nominations (PGA) – November 21, 2017 Gotham Awards – November 27, 2017 National Board of Review (NBR) – November 28, 2017 Critics’ Choice Awards Nominations (BFCA) – November 30, 2017 New ...

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Why Universal Should Give a Serious Awards Push to ‘Get Out’

The ink has barely dried on the last awards season, but only two months into the new year and we already have a potential contender for next year’s awards season. Currently, there’s a heavy emphasis on that “potential,” because in many ways the film doesn’t resemble your standard awards contender. It’s a February wide release. It belongs to a genre ...

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Elle, Moonlight and Silence Dominate 14th ICS Award Nominations

A French tale of rape revenge, traversing the toxic masculinity as a gay, African-American boy to man and Christain missionaries in 17th century feudal Japan dominated the 14th International Cinephile Society’s 2017 nominations today. I am a voting member of the ICS. Elle, Moonlight, and Silence all earned eight nominations including Picture, Director and Adapted Screenplay. All three films also ...

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MOONLIGHT Wins Top Honors from Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics (GALECA)

The Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award-nominated Moonlight earned six wins from the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) today, tying it Carol for the group’s all-time record wins. It won Film of the Year, LGBTQ Film of the Year, Director of the Year and Screenplay of the Year for Barry Jenkins (based on Tarell Alvin McCraney unproduced play), and ...

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

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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2016-2017 Awards Tracker – The Critics

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

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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