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2016 Oscar Nominations: Who Soared, Who Sunk; Why Are Race, Sexuality and Gender Still An Issue?

  The nominations are in and The Revenant mauled the competition with an astonishing 12 nominations today. The survival epic dominated, earning nominations in Best Picture, Best Director (Alejandro G. Iñárritu), Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Best Supporting Actor (Tom Hardy). It’s only major miss was in Adapted Screenplay (more on that later) and it was ineligible for Original Score ...

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2016 Oscars: Trivia and Stats and Fun Facts

  Carol is the first film in history to be nominated for Best Picture and Best Director at The Golden Globes and BAFTA plus win one of those awards at LAFCA, NYFCC or NSFC and then be snubbed in both categories at the Oscars. Ex Machina is the lowest budgeted film ($15M), adjusted for inflation, to receive a Visual Effects nomination. ...

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2016 Oscar Nominations: The Revenant Leads with 12

Performance by an actor in a leading role Bryan Cranston in “Trumbo” Matt Damon in “The Martian” Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Revenant” Michael Fassbender in “Steve Jobs” Eddie Redmayne in “The Danish Girl” Performance by an actor in a supporting role Christian Bale in “The Big Short” Tom Hardy in “The Revenant” Mark Ruffalo in “Spotlight” Mark Rylance in “Bridge ...

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2016 Oscars Theme: We All Dream in Gold

The theme for the 2016 Oscars has been revealed just two days ahead of the nomination announcement: We All Dream in Gold. With it comes a new clip and a wave of posters featuring Lupita Nyong’o, Jamie Foxx and Meryl Streep. Look further though and you might notice something; the Oscars, with this campaign, seem to be trying very hard ...

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Ang Lee, John Krasinski, Guillermo del Toro to announce Oscar Nominations

GUILLERMO DEL TORO, JOHN KRASINSKI, ANG LEE JOIN ACADEMY PRESIDENT CHERYL BOONE ISAACS FOR OSCARS® NOMINATIONS IN 24 CATEGORIES GLOBAL LIVE STREAM AVAILABLE AT OSCARS.ORG/LIVE LOS ANGELES, CA – Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee will announce the 88th Academy Awards® nominations in all 24 Oscar® categories at a special two-part live news conference on ...

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2015-2016 Awards Tally: Who’s Won What?

  Here’s who’s won the critics and industry awards so far this season, leading up to the big one – The Oscars. After dominating the critics awards, Mad Max: Fury Road and Spotlight took a back seat to The Big Short, which won the Producers Guild of America award, the most surefire precursor to the Best Picture Oscar. But then, ...

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7 Advance in Race for Makeup & Hairstyling Oscar incl. Black Mass, The Revenant, Mr. Holmes

  LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Black Mass” “Concussion” “Legend” “Mad Max: Fury Road” “Mr. Holmes” “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared” “The ...

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