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“La La” Lands historic sweep at Golden Globes as Huppert and Taylor-Johnson surprise

The Golden Globes managed to leave their mark on the awards race Sunday night, shaking up a number of races while also confirming a few frontrunners, including the current Best Picture frontrunner, who is now stronger than ever before. That frontrunner, the musical La La Land, swept the ceremony, winning all seven categories it was nominated in, including Director, Actress (Comedy/Musical), ...

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Golden Globes: The Crown and Atlanta pull of freshman wins on the TV side

In typical HFPA fashion, the Golden Globes got eccentric on the TV side of their awards ceremony, going largely for freshman shows, along with a couple of perplexing choices mixed in for good measure. The main source of surprise this year came from the Limited Series side. While American Crime Story pulled off expected wins for Best Limited Series or TV ...

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

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

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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Black Mirror, Stranger Things, Atlanta Earn Producers Guild of America (PGA) Television Nominations

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced its nominations for Television programming and the freshman seasons of Atlanta, Stranger Things and Westworld continue to penetrate the guilds. Stranger Things and Westworld are going up against House of Cards, Game of Thrones (the current two-time Emmy winner for Best Drama Series) and Better Call Saul, which won this award last ...

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2017 Oscars: 18 Scientific and Technical Achievements to be Honored with Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 18 scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual award recipients, as well as five organizations, will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. “This year we are particularly pleased ...

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Hidden Figures, Passengers, Lion Among 2017 Art Directors Guild (ADG) Nominations for Feature Film

Nominees for the Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards in 11 categories of Production Design for theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos were announced today by ADG Council Chair Marcia Hinds and Awards Producers Thomas Wilkins and Thomas Walsh. The 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards celebrating “Return to ...

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Nick Kroll and John Mulaney to Co-Host the 2017 Independent Spirit Awards

Comedians, actors and all around funnymen Nick Kroll and John Mulaney are set to blow up the stage as co-hosts of the 32nd Film Independent Spirit awards, celebrating the year in independent film. Nick Kroll has appeared on the television shows Community, Comedy Bang! Bang! and Parks and Recreation as well as his own successful Comedy Central Kroll Show. His ...

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2016-2017 Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee

It’s baaaaack! The Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee chart is up and running once again. We know what it takes to get nominated by each of the individual branches of the Academy but it’s always helpful to know what the guilds are supporting first. Not only does it keep something in the running or out ...

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

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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