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2018 Oscars: Did the WGA help clear up Best Picture?

Well…yes and no. The predictions of who would win the Writers Guild award for Original Screenplay were generally pretty varied among seasoned Oscarologists. Get Out, the winner, was seen as the favorite but there were also trumpets blared for Lady Bird‘s last stand to stake a claim of a guild win (it did not) and then the creeping feeling that ...

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‘Dunkirk’ and ‘I,Tonya’ Win ACE Film Editing Guild Awards

Dunkirk and I, Tonya topped the ACE Eddie Awards for film editing last night, and both are nominated for the Film Editing Oscar. “The person I must thank the most is the genius director-creator, who produced this film: Christopher Nolan,” said Dunkirk editor Lee Smith as he accepted his award. “We’ve been through many warlike battles — not us, personally — with ...

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2017-2018 Acting Precursor Breakdown: BFCA – GG – SAG – BAFTA – Oscar

Here is the list of every contender to receive a Critics’ Choice (BFCA), Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and/or BAFTA nomination for the 2017-2018 awards season on the way to Oscar nominations. 11 people achieved all four precursors and, unlike last year with Amy Adams (Arrival), every one of them earned an Oscar nomination. Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, ...

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2017-2018 Build by Guild: Creating a Best Picture Winner

  The Best Picture Oscar nominees are out and we also have the beginning of guild awards season underway with winners from CSA, PGA and SAG to help set us on the path Build by Guild: Creating a Best Picture winner. Here is my ranking of who’s ahead based on who has the most guild nominations and wins, BAFTA nominations, ...

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Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Nominations: Baby, Baby, Baby

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) are always the last guild to reveal nominations and they can often give us the final clues to those sound categories as we edit our Oscar predictions in the 11th hour. The two big categories, Dialogue/ADR and Effects/Foley are the ones to pay attention to when it comes to Oscar and this year five ...

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