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2016 Oscars: Trivia, History and Fun Facts

  We all knew that this year was going to produce a flurry of new records and stats and last night’s Oscar certainly didn’t disappoint. Here are some trivia highlights from the 88th Academy Awards. Keep checking back for updated facts and stats. Best Picture winner Spotlight becomes the 6th film to win BP and only one other award and the ...

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Oscar Podcast #35: BAFTA Winners, The Revenant Leads the Oscar Race

In our 35th podcast, recording just minutes after the 2016 BAFTA awards ceremony, I am joined by three Gold Rush Gang members (James, Evan and Kenneth) to hash over the huge turn in the Oscar game with The Revenant making good on its recent DGA win and taking BAFTA’s Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and more. Can ...

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Full list of 2016 BAFTA Awards WINNERS

    THE REVENANT has won the BAFTA award for Best Film of 2015 and with it another four trophies, making it the most rewarded film of the night. Mad Max: Fury Road came in behind it with four wins – Editing, Production Design, Makeup & Hair and Costume Design. The two films went head to head in just four categories and they ...

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2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Director – Iñárritu Way Out in Front

  With his DGA and Golden Globe wins under his belt there’s very little in the way of Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant) winning his second Best Director Oscar in a row. This would put him in same group as John Ford and Joseph Mancewicz. He could still do this without The Revenant winning Best Picture but even that is starting to ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) WINNERS – Iñárritu Makes History

  Alejandro G. Iñárritu made history tonight by becoming the only director in the Directors Guild’s 68 years to win back to back awards. He won last year for Birdman and won again tonight for The Revenant. We now have a completely topsy-turvy Oscar race with a different film each winning the top three guilds. The Big Short won PGA, ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Preview and Prediction

  After the wins for The Big Short at the PGA and Spotlight at SAG, all eyes are focused on the Directors Guild of America with laser intensity. The winner here could tip the balance in favor of one of those films and finally give us a solid Best Picture frontrunner (a mere three weeks before the Oscars), or keep ...

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Gold Rush Gang 2016 Oscar Winner Predictions

The 2016 Oscar nominations are in and The Gold Rush Gang has their first winner predictions ready for you. 9/10 Gold Rush Gang members are predicting Spotlight to triumph as Best Picture with me, of course, as the sole holdout in thinking that The Revenant has changed the course of the race. Now, things could change dramatically after next weekend’s Producers ...

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2016 Oscar Nominations: Who Soared, Who Sunk; Why Are Race, Sexuality and Gender Still An Issue?

  The nominations are in and The Revenant mauled the competition with an astonishing 12 nominations today. The survival epic dominated, earning nominations in Best Picture, Best Director (Alejandro G. Iñárritu), Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Best Supporting Actor (Tom Hardy). It’s only major miss was in Adapted Screenplay (more on that later) and it was ineligible for Original Score ...

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2016 Oscars: Trivia and Stats and Fun Facts

  Carol is the first film in history to be nominated for Best Picture and Best Director at The Golden Globes and BAFTA plus win one of those awards at LAFCA, NYFCC or NSFC and then be snubbed in both categories at the Oscars. Ex Machina is the lowest budgeted film ($15M), adjusted for inflation, to receive a Visual Effects nomination. ...

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