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First trailer and poster for Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘DETROIT’

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The first trailer and poster for the much-anticipated new film from Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow, DETROIT, has arrived. In the summer of 1967, what began as a police raid of an after-hours bar in Detroit ended up being one of the deadliest and destructive riots in American history, lasting five days and resulting in 43 dead, 1,189 injured, over ...

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Major Rule Changes for Docs and Animation Coming to 90th Oscars

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  In what can only be described as a major backlash, the Academy just announced some big changes in the Documentary and Animated Feature categories as well as Music, Best Picture, and campaigning. In Documentary: Had this rule been in place last season, it would have likely made the Oscar-winning O.J.: Made in America ineligible. Even though the documentary branch ...

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2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar

2017/2018 Awards Calendar

2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar DECEMBER 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations – Wednesday, December 13, 2017 JANUARY 2018 75th Golden Globe Awards (HFPA) – Sunday, January 7, 2018 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) – Sunday, January 21, 2018 Oscar Nominations – Tuesday, January 23, 2018 MARCH 2018 90th Academy Awards – Sunday, March 4, 2018

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Mahershala Ali or Dev Patel – Why Supporting Actor Is So Tough This Year

Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) and Dev Patel (Lion) are in a very close race for Supporting Actor

Every Oscar season us awards watchers generally find ourselves in two camps; getting bored or frustrated when everything seems inevitable and freaking out when there are open races just days before the big show and fretting over our predictions. Despite a steamroll for La La Land in many categories, Supporting Actor isn’t one of them and after BAFTA it’s turned ...

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2017 Oscars: John Cho and Leslie Mann To Host Scientific and Technical Awards

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Actors John Cho and Leslie Mann will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.  They will present 18 awards to 34 individual recipients, as well as five organizations, during the evening. “We’re so excited to have John and Leslie join us as ...

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2017 Oscars: 18 Scientific and Technical Achievements to be Honored with Academy Awards

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LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 18 scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual award recipients, as well as five organizations, will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. “This year we are particularly pleased ...

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2017 Oscars: 10 Animated Shorts Advance to Oscar Contention

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards®.  Sixty-nine pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Blind Vaysha,” Theodore Ushev, director (National Film Board of Canada) “Borrowed ...

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2017 Oscars: 10 Live Action Shorts Advance to Oscar Contention

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards®.  One hundred thirty-seven pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Bon Voyage,” Marc Wilkins, director, and Joël Jent, ...

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