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Cinema Audio Society Winners: Birdman Takes Out the Sniper

Birdman chalked up yet another guild win, this time from the Cinema Audio Society which recognizes achievement in Sound Mixing. It bested American Sniper, which is also its closest competition for the Sound Mixing Oscar. Big Hero 6 won in the Animated category and in Television the awards went to Game of Thrones, Sherlock: His Last Vow and Modern Family. ...

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Writers Guild of America (WGA) Winners: ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and ‘The Imitation Game’ Win Top Awards

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Imitation Game have won the Writers Guild of America’s top honors, for Original and Adapted Screenplay, respectively. Each are favored to win in their corresponding Oscar categories next weekend even with Birdman being ineligible here against Budapest and The Imitation Game‘s main competitor, Whiplash, being put into Original here. Despite the WGA’s archaic rules ...

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INTERVIEW: Razzies Founder John Wilson

With just a week away until the Golden Raspberry (Razzies) winners are announced our very own Jeff Beachnau, of the wickedly funny Worst Picture/Best Picture Series, tackles a hard-hitting interview with Razzies founder John Wilson. They explore the beginnings of the Razzies and why they came about, winners that actually show up for their awards and this year’s batch of ...

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2015 BAFTA Winners: Boyhood Plucks Birdman’s Wings

The EE British Academy Film Awards have chosen Boyhood as the best film of 2014. The film also won Director for Richard Linklater and Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette. The awards began with The Grand Budapest Hotel and Whiplash laying waste to the competition, devouring the tech awards between just the two of them until Birdman came along for its ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Winners – Iñárritu Beats Linklater

Well, it happened; Alejandro G. Iñárritu has won the Directors Guild of America award for Best Director of 2014 for Birdman, besting perceived frontrunner Richard Linklater for Boyhood. THE WINNERS: Feature Film Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Birdman This is Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s third DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category for Babel in 2006. He won the DGA ...

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46th NAACP Image Award Winners: Selma, How to Get Away With Murder, black-ish and Beyoncé

The winners of the 46th NAACP Image Awards were announced last night and Selma dominated the motion picture categories winning Outstanding Motion Picture and three acting trophies for its cast (David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo and Common). Strangely though, its director, Ava DuVernay lost out to Antoine Fuqua for the Denzel Washington TV-to-film version of The Equalizer. Belle, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, ...

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Apes and Big Hero 6 Top Visual Effects Society (VES) Winners

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the animated Big Hero 6 dominated the Visual Effects Society awards, winning three apiece. X-Men: Days of Future Past won two and Interstellar took home one award. All three are nominated for the Best Visual Effects Oscar. In the last two years, the film that has won the top award with the ...

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Stranger by the Lake and Mommy Lead 2015 ICS Award Nominees

The International Cinephile Society (of which I am a voting member) have revealed the nominations for their 12th annual awards and, as is usual for this group, the nominees are eclectic, exciting and sometimes baffling. The nomination tally is led by two Cannes winners (Stranger By the Lake in 2013, Mommy in 2014) and both French-language films. Oscar and critic ...

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‘Birdman,’ Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Win Art Directors Guild Awards

Birdman, Guardians of the Galaxy and The Grand Budapest Hotel won their respective categories with the Art Directors Guild on Saturday evening, with Guardians being a bit of a surprise champion. Competing in the Fantasy category, it bested Interstellar and Into the Woods (both Oscar nominated) for the award. Birdman and The Grand Budapest, winning Contemporary and Period were expected ...

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