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PGA and SAG Split and We Finally Have a Race on the Eve of Oscar Nominations

The Screen Actors Guild voted Three Billboards. The Producers Guild voted The Shape of Water. The Globes voted Three Billboards. The Critics’ Choice voted The Shape of Water. Ladies and gentlemen, we have a race on our hands and amazingly, it’s for two films with the same studio – Fox Searchlight. After a disastrous season last year with The Birth ...

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2018 Oscars: Final Foreign Language Film Predictions

What a pleasure it has been to write about so many wonderful films from so many countries. Ever since September 2017, AwardsWatch featured contributor has been covering this fascinating rate in weekly analysis articles. And now, just a few days away, the Oscar nominations will finally be announced. Five Foreign Language Films films will be recognized with Oscar nods which ...

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2018 Oscars: FINAL Oscar Nomination Predictions

It’s all come down to this, the FINAL Oscar nomination predictions of the 2018 Oscar season. Collectively, the Gold Rush Gang is predicting The Shape of Water to lead the nominations with 14, followed by Dunkirk with 9,  Get Out and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with 7, I, Tonya with 6 and a handful of films coming in with 5 apiece: Darkest ...

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2018 Oscars: Final Predictions for Best Animated Feature

The Oscar nominations are just four days away and it’s time to present our final predictions for Best Animated Feature from featured contributor Mina Takla. In the past 2 months, he’s analyzed the indie contenders and how the voting rule change may very well impact the set of nominees we will get this year. Before getting to his final predictions ...

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Producers Guild of America (PGA) Preview and Predictions

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announces their winners in Motion Pictures this weekend so it’s time for predictions. The PGA has gotten infinitely more difficult to present in recent years and its correlation to the eventual Best Picture Oscar winner slightly more tenuous. The last two years in a row the PGA winners, The Big Short and La La ...

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2018 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Preview and Predictions

The 24th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards are this Sunday, January 21st and here are my winner predictions in Film and Television. Between late screeners, coded screeners and DVD vs online-only, winning a SAG award, especially for film, can be tougher than you think. Studios pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to get screeners out to the approximately 160,000 members ...

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2018 Oscars: Is this the year Meryl Streep finally misses?

The always venerable Meryl Streep finally vulnerable in an Oscar race? I feel like we have this discussion every other year. Will the Academy’s most-nominated actress finally fail to earn an Oscar nomination? Inevitably, every time we do we acquiesce to the fact that, yes, she’s getting nominated. Look at last year: Florence Foster Jenkins was a cute film and ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Preview and Predictions

The Directors Guild of America announced their nominees for Television and Feature Documentary today but tomorrow is their reveal of the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures and First Time Feature Film. These are always a mixed bag to predict but one thing is true, the group is still a pretty old-school boys’ club. Not that they haven’t ...

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BAFTA Nomination Predictions

The BAFTA nominations are right around the corner (tomorrow, 7:30am UK time), hot off the heels of the Golden Globes last night and I have my thoughts and predictions for what’s getting in and what might get snubbed. With so many potential Oscar contenders like Get Out and Lady Bird being so very “American” we might see lower nomination totals ...

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