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2018 Oscars: ‘Bright,’ ‘Victoria and Abdul,’ ‘I, Tonya’ among finalists in Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced today that seven films remain in competition for the Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar, among them are a few eye-openers. Netflix’s Bright, which debuts on the streaming service December 22nd made a surprise showing here. The $90M dollar blockbuster is pushing the boundaries for the streamer and certainly features some classically …

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2018 Oscars: ‘Blade Runner 2049,’ ‘Dunkirk’ Among 141 Scores Eligible for Original Score Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 141 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2017 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 90th Academy Awards®. The eligible scores along with their composers are listed below, in alphabetical order by film title: “Alien: Covenant,” Jed Kurzel, composer “All I See Is You,” …

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2018 Oscars: 70 Songs from ‘Coco,’ ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ ‘The Greatest Showman’ and more to Compete for Original Song Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 70 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2017 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 90th Academy Awards®. The original songs, along with the motion picture in which each song is featured, are listed below in alphabetical order by film title and song …

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‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Okja,’ ‘The Shape of Water’ Among 10 Films in the Hunt for the Visual Effects Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Alien: Covenant” “Blade Runner 2049” “Dunkirk” “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” “Kong: Skull Island” “Okja” “The Shape of Water” “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” …

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2018: Foreign Language Film Shortlist: ‘The Square,’ ‘In the Fade’ In; ‘BPM,’ Angelina Jolie Snubbed

The nine films that will compete for the Foreign Language Film Oscar have been revealed and it’s never without huge surprises. While many films, such as Russia’s Loveless, Israel’s Foxtrot and Germany’s In the Fade made the cut, high-profile films BPM (from France) and Angelina Jolie’s First They Killed My Father (from Cambodia) did not find themselves on the shortlist. …

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2018 Oscars: 10 Films Advance in Live Action Short Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards®.  A record 165 pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “DeKalb Elementary,” Reed Van Dyk, director (UCLA) “The Eleven O’Clock,” …

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2018 Oscars: 10 Films Qualify to Compete for Documentary Short Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 90th Academy Awards® has been narrowed to 10 films, of which 5 will earn Oscar® nominations. Voters from the Academy’s Documentary Branch viewed this year’s 77 eligible entries and submitted their ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers for tabulation. The 10 films are listed below …

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Dunkirk, The Shape of Water, Wonder Woman Among 20 Films Advance in VFX Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Alien: Covenant” “Beauty and the Beast” “Blade Runner 2049 “Dunkirk” ‘‘Ghost in the Shell” “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” …

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2018 Oscars: 10 Films Advance in the Animated Short Oscar Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards®. Sixty-three pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Cradle,” Devon Manney, director (University of Southern California) “Dear Basketball,” Glen …

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