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2018 Oscars : 6 Observations on this year’s Animated Short Film Race

Two weeks ago, AMPAS announced its Oscar nominations in all 24 categories and like every year, there were surprises and snubs. The Animated Short Film race is one that’s rarely commented on – except when there are notable snubs or surprising inclusions. This year was no different – except that there was one big snub that had everyone truly puzzled. ...

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‘Call Me By Your Name’ Leads International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) Nominations

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA, the forums-based branch of AwardsWatch) have announced their nominations for 2017 film and Call Me By Your Name leads with 13 nominations including double mentions in Supporting Actor (for Armie Hammer and Michael Stuhlbarg) and Original Song (“Mystery of Love” and “Visions of Gideon,” both from Sufjan Stevens. Phantom Thread was next with nine nominations ...

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‘Call Me By Your Name,’ ‘Phantom Thread’ Top 15th International Cinephile Society (ICS) Winners

After a record-setting 11 nominations, Call Me By Your Name has won the International Cinephile Society’s Best Picture of 2017. The film also took top honors for Best Actor (Timothée Chalamet), Best Supporting Actor (Michael Stuhlbarg) and Best Adapted Screenplay (James Ivory). Giving tremendous chase though was Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread. In fact, the two films completely dominated the top ...

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DGA Awards: Guilllermo del Toro is 2018 Directors Guild Winner

  The Directors Guild of America have given Guillermo del Toro their top prize, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film, for his romance fantasy The Shape of Water. The film recently won the Producers Guild award and is cementing itself the Best Picture frontrunner just a month out from the Oscars. Only four movies have ever won DGA and PGA (not including ...

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2018 Oscars: 7 Observations on the 2018 Foreign Language Film Race

On January 23, the Oscar nominations were revealed in all categories and as expected, there were a few surprises in the Foreign Language Film category. There were surprises, snubs and sure bets that made it in. This year’s race was one of the most interesting to follow and it looks like several important records were broken this year. Here are ...

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Dorian Awards Winners: LGBTQ Critics (GALECA) Go Wilde for ‘Call Me By Your Name’

‘Call Me By Your Name’ is Best Film, Greta Gerwig Takes Best Director ‘Get Out’ Auteur Jordan Peele Scores Best Screenplay and More Sally Hawkins Wins Best Actress, Timothée Chalamet is Both Best Actor and Rising Star ‘American Gods,’ Kyle MacLachlan, Samantha Bee, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Rule TV Categories Meryl Streep is Group’s Latest ‘Timeless Star’ Honoree GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment ...

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Oscar-Snubbed ‘120 BPM’ Tops France’s Cesar Awards Nominations with 13

The 43rd Cesar Awards (the Academy of Cinema Arts and Sciences), France’s answer to the Oscars, announced its nominations today and Cannes-winner BPM from Robin Campillo earned a field-best 13 nominations. The film was left off of Oscar Foreign Language Film shortlist last month and received no Oscar nominations. Albert Dupontel’s post-World War I epic See You Up There was next with 12 ...

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