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2015 Oscar Poll: Who Will Win the Producers Guild Award (PGA)?

This Saturday, January 24th, the Producers Guild of America will announce the winner of its 2015 award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, aka the PGA Best Picture. Seven of the eight films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar are in the running (Selma is not nominated here), plus Oscar-snubees Foxcatcher, Gone Girl and Nightcrawler. What will the producers go for, and ...

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2015 Oscars: American Sniper takes a shot at box-office records

At an estimated, jaw-dropping $90.2 million, American Sniper’s opening weekend ranks among the most perplexing, mind-boggling box office stories in modern Hollywood history. It’s the kind of number that shatters all precedence and creates its own, one that will make it nearly impossible to predict where the movie goes from here. Why is this so shocking? How high can it ...

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‘Boyhood’ is the Critics Choice, Birdman Soars with 7 Wins

To no one’s surprise, Boyhood won the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Best Picture at the Critics Choice Movie Awards, but also took home trophies for Best Director (Richard Linklater), Best Supporting Actress (Patricia Arquette) and Best Young Actor/Actress (Ellar Coltrane). But, it was Birdman who ended up taking home the most awards of the night, with seven, including two for ...

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2015 Oscars: Oscar Nominee Reactions from The Imitation Game, The Theory of Everything, Sony Pictures Classics

Here are a handful of Oscar nominee reactions from the films The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything plus Sony Pictures Classics and more. THE IMITATION GAME Maria Djurkovic, production design nominee for The Imitation Game: “I am thrilled and delighted by this tremendous honour. Filmmaking is such a collaboration and to have so many of my colleagues on this ...

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2015 Oscars: What’s In An Age?

Thanks to AW forum member stage_star for this rundown of age stats for this year (and last year’s) nominees. BEST DIRECTOR Oldest nominee: Richard Linklater, age 51 (last year: Martin Scorsese, age 71) Youngest nominee: Wes Anderson, age 45 (last year: Steve McQueen, age 44) Average age: 49 (last year: 55) Returning winners: – None Returning nominees:  Alejandro G. Iñarritu, Bennett Miller First time ...

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The Oscar Race: Can The Imitation Game Beat Boyhood?

A funny thing happened with the Oscar nominations this morning. The Grand Budapest Hotel racked up a bunch of mentions in all major and tech categories, except no acting nods. Birdman also grabbed a ton, including three acting nominations, but not one for Film Editing. Boyhood got six; Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, Film Editing and both Supporting categories. Then The ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Nominations for TV: Jodie Foster Nodded Twice

The Directors Guild of America nominations for television, commercials and documentary feature films were revealed today by DGA president Paris Barclay. They include two nominations for Jodie Foster (in Drama Series for House of Cards and Comedy Series for Orange is the New Black), marking her first and second nomination from the Directors Guild. Homeland‘s comeback season netted two directing ...

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Leads Visual Effects Society Noms with 5, Game of Thrones Leads TV

The Visual Effects Society has announced their nominations for Film, Television and Other Media today and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes leads with five, including the top award of Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Photoreal/Live Action Feature Motion Picture. Not far behind, The Hobbit and Interstellar come in with four each. X-Men and Edge of Tomorrow have three apiece. Of the 10 films eligible ...

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