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Why Universal Should Give a Serious Awards Push to ‘Get Out’

The ink has barely dried on the last awards season, but only two months into the new year and we already have a potential contender for next year’s awards season. Currently, there’s a heavy emphasis on that “potential,” because in many ways the film doesn’t resemble your standard awards contender. It’s a February wide release. It belongs to a genre ...

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2017 Art Directors Guild (ADG) Winners: La La Land, Hidden Figures and Passengers

The 2017 Art Directors Guild awards honored the sets and production design of Hidden Figures (Period), La La Land (Contemporary), and Passengers (Fantasy). Only La La Land and Passengers are Oscar-nominated. Last year the group awarded Mad Max: Fury Road (Fantasy), The Revenant (Period) and The Martin (Contemporary) in the Feature Film categories with Mad Max: Fury Road going on ...

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The Jungle Book, Deepwater Horizon, Kubo and Game of Thrones Clean Up at VES Awards

Disney’s The Jungle Book dominated the Visual Effects Society awards for feature films, winning five of its six nominations. The nomination-leader, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, shockingly went home empty-handed. Kubo and the Two Strings went into the night with the most nominations for an animated feature and while it won the top prize, Visual Effects in an Animated Feature, ...

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2017 Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Nominates Arrival, Rogue One; Westworld, The Get Down

The Motion Picture Sound Editors guild, the only guild to announce after Oscar nominations this year, have chosen the top films and television shows for sound editing. Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story led the field with three nominations apiece; one in each field – Dialogue/ADR, Effects/Foley and Music. Deadpool, Doctor Strange picked up two apiece. Deadpool is the ...

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‘Kubo and the Two Strings,’ ‘The Dressmaker,’ ‘La La Land’ Receive Costume Designers Guild Nominations

The Costume Designers Guild, which breaks its nominees to groupings like Contemporary, Period and Fantasy, has given us a truly wide array of films and recognize a handful of underseen and underrated movies. The Dressmaker found a place among Hail, Caesar! and Jackie in the Period Film section. Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie sits alongside La La Land and Nocturnal Animals. ...

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American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Nominations: Silence nabs its first major guild nom; Bradford Young is 1st African-American ever nominated

The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) nominations are out and Martin Scorsese’s religious epic Silence has finally grabbed a major guild mention. The late release of the film and Paramount’s decision to limit screeners to a few select groups hasn’t done the film any favors in this season’s awards race. But for a group of only about 340 members, clearly ...

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