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Worst Picture/Best Picture: Color of Night and Forrest Gump (1994)

Color of Night – “This is worth seeing if you’re in the mood for a adult-orientated suspense thriller…with quite a lot of sex. & yes, ladies, You can see Bruce’s winky in this too.” (moviecollector, IMDb.com) Forrest Gump – “The film has been very well worked out on all levels, and manages the difficult feat of being an intimate, even delicate tale ...

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The Ultimate EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) List

The EGOT, a phrase coined Miami Vice’s Philip Michael Thomas, represents earning the highest individual, competitive entertainment honors in the areas of television (Emmy), music (Grammy), film (Oscar) and theatre (Tony). To date, only 12 people have received all four awards with Robert Lopez being the most recent, having completed his in record time (10 years) and as the youngest ...

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

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

  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 Film Awards Calendar DECEMBER 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations (SAG) – Wednesday, December 13, 2017 JANUARY 2018 Writers Guild of America Nominations (WGA) – Thursday, January 4, 2018 75th Golden Globe Awards (HFPA) – Sunday, January 7, 2018 Directors Guild of America Nominations (DGA) – Thursday, January 11, 2018 29th Producers Guild Awards (PGA) – Saturday, January 20, ...

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

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

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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