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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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Dallas-Fort Worth Critics Love The Shape of Water

The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association (DFWFCA) gave The Shape of Water five awards today, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress. Gary Oldman won Best Actor for Darkest Hour and the supporting wins went to Allison Janney (I, Tonya) and Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri). Here is the full list of winners. Best Picture The Shape ...

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Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Television Nominations have a GLOW about them

Netflix’s freshman comedy GLOW, about the early days of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling in the 80s dominated the ring today with four nominations: Ensemble, Female Actor (Alison Brie), Male Actor (Marc Maron) and Stunts. A handful of other new shows (mostly Netflix) landed multiple nominations as well, including Ozark, Godless and Emmy-winners The Handmaid’s Tale and This Is Us. ...

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‘Call Me by Your Name,’ ‘Lady Bird,’ ‘Three Billboards’ Top Australian Academy Award Nominees

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) have announced their nominees and Call Me By Your Name, Lady Bird and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri earned five apiece. Call Me By Your Name and Lady Bird both got Best Film and Best Direction mentions whereas Three Billboards was shut out of director. It got to its nomination total via its screenplay and ...

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Get Out, Girls Trip, Three Billboards win African-American Film Critics Association awards

The African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) has chosen Get Out as the Best Picture of 2017, also awarding the film Best Director (Jordan Peele), Best Actor (Daniel Kaluuya) and another for Peele’s screenplay. Despite some post-release controversy and backlash both Detroit and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won prizes today. Detroit for its Ensemble and Song and Three Billboards for ...

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33rd Annual IDA Documentary Awards Winners: Dina, LA 92 and Edith+Eddie

Dina won the top prize, Best Feature, from the International Documentary Association (IDA) this week, against very stiff competition. The film beat out City of Ghosts, Faces Places, LA 92 and Strong Island, all of which are on the Oscar shortlist for Documentary Feature. Dina, ironically is not, despite winning the Documentary prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival early ...

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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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