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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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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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National Society of Film Critics (NSFC): Moonlight Takes Best Pic, Director

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Moonlight won Best Picture from the National Society of Film Critics today, capping off a hugely successful and surprising awards season run for the indie film. This was its 18th Best Picture win overall. Manchester by the Sea and La La Land were the runners-up. Moonlight‘s director, Barry Jenkins, also took home the directing win, his 17th. As in Best Picture, ...

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Seattle Film Critics Society (SFCS) Goes for Moonlight in a Big Way

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Moonlight had one of its biggest awards days from a single critics group today when it won six prizes from the Seattle Film Critics Society. It took Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali), Screenplay, Editing and Ensemble. This is the 16th Best Picture win from the SAG and Golden Globe-nominated film. Isabelle Huppert (Elle) picked up her 11th Best Actress ...

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20th Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) Winners: Moonlight, Manchester, La La Land Share the Wealth

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The 20th Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) awards have given their Best Picture to Moonlight with its director, Barry Jenkins, picking up the directing award as well as both supporting prizes – for Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris. The Online Film Critics Society’s Governing Committee said, “We’d like to congratulate all involved with Moonlight for the power and humanity of ...

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North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA) Winners: La La Land, Hell or High Water Top Picks

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The North Carolina Film Critics Association is pleased to announce the winners of its fifth annual awards honoring the best achievements in film. In close voting, La La Land emerged as the critics’ choice for Best Narrative Film. The musical romance also earned recognition for director Damien Chazelle, cinematographer Linus Sandgren, and star Emma Stone (Best Actress). Hell or High ...

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Moonlight, Isabelle Huppert Charm Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA)

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    The Austin Film Critics Association have chosen Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight as the Best Film of 2016 and rewarded him with their Best Director prize as well. The film also won Best Supporting Actor (for Mahershala Ali) and another win for Jenkins – in Original Screenplay. The film also received a special juried prize for its ensemble. La La ...

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