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2017 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Winners: Hidden Figures, Stranger Things; Viola Davis Wins 5th SAG

The current box office champ, Hidden Figures, found itself with the highest honor of the Screen Actors Guild tonight for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture over other Best Picture nominees Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea, Fences and Captain Fantastic. Earlier in the evening both Viola Davis and Denzel Washington won their respective categories (Supporting Actress and ...

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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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2017 Oscar Nominations: The Video Announcements

There were a lot of mixed feelings about the Oscar nomination presentation yesterday. Most seemed to feel the pre-recorded elements were sleepy and subdued and the energy and crackle of excitement from the press and publicists in the audience were sorely missed. I’m in agreement there. The alphabetized format from the somnambulant announcer gave little in the way of surprise. Only ...

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Verhoeven’s ELLE, Ozon’s FRANTZ Lead 42nd César Awards Nominations

Newly-minted Oscar nominee Isabelle Huppert and her film Elle led the nominations for the 42nd César Awards, the French Academy Awards. The film also earned mentions in Best Film, Director (Paul Verhoeven), Supporting Actor (Laurent Lafitte) and Supporting Actress (Anne Consigny) for a total of 11. Earlier this month the film won the Golden Globe for Foreign Language Film (it ...

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2017 Oscar Nominations: La La Land Ties All-Time Record with 14

Well, it happened. La La Land defied some odds and hit 14 nominations today, tying it with the all-time Oscar record. That total puts it in alongside Titanic and All About Eve as the most-nominated films ever. The modern-day musical hit Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Original Screenplay, Film Editing, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Original Score, Original Song (x2), ...

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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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Producers Guild of America (PGA): Understanding the Preferential Ballot

On Tuesday, the Producer’s Guild of America (PGA) released their nominations for best motion picture of the year. These are looked upon, given their impressive track record, with considerable interest. But they’re also going to be the first industry preferential ballot of the 2016-2017 season. This year’s race for Best Picture is looking very much like La La Land’s to lose; ...

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