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WATCH: The Speeches from the 2017 Oscar Winners

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Undoubtedly, nothing will be able to top the reveal of Best Picture…and then the reveal of the actual Best Picture winner from this year’s Oscars but it doesn’t (or shouldn’t) overshadow the wins and speeches from Viola Davis to Mahershala Ali to Anousheh Ansari accepting the award for Foreign Language Film for Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman. Here are the speeches ...

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2017 Oscars: If I Picked the Oscar Winners

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This will be the inaugural year of ‘If I Picked the Oscars,’ where I will choose from the given nominees and reveal who I think should win. Most of these will come as no surprise to anyone that knows me or follows me. I have an affinity for Moonlight and Isabelle Huppert so that they’re both nominated makes some of ...

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Moonlight, The Night Manager, People v OJ Simpson are 2017 USC Scripter Winners

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The 29th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Awards were held in a ceremony at USC’s Doheny Memorial Library last night and Moonlight, a screenplay by Barry Jenkins based on the play “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue” by Tarell Alvin McCraney won the group’s film award, which recognizes both the script writer and the author of the source material – the only ...

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Hidden Figures, Moonlight, Queen Sugar and black-ish Big Winners at 2017 NAACP Image Awards

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Hidden Figures, Fences, Moonlight Take Motion Picture Awards Television Awards Go To black-ish, Empire, This Is Us, Survivor’s Remorse, Power The 48th NAACP Image Awards held their two-part awards ceremony last night and tonight celebrating the best in film, television, literature and music that represent the diverse culture of the black American experience and community. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson won ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions – February 10th

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The BAFTAs are this weekend with an update to follow. Click here for updated 2017 Oscar winner predictions from The Gold Rush Gang in all categories. Here is the state of the Oscar race right now, February 10th, 2017. BEST PICTURE ERIK ANDERSON BRYAN BONAFEDE CHRIS PEPPER EVAN KOST JAMES NARVEY KENNETH POLISHCHUK JÚLIA ALBUQUERQUE MONIKA NIKOLIĆ RICHARD ANTHONY ROBERT SCHIRMER ...

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Elle, Moonlight and Silence Dominate 14th ICS Award Nominations

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A French tale of rape revenge, traversing the toxic masculinity as a gay, African-American boy to man and Christain missionaries in 17th century feudal Japan dominated the 14th International Cinephile Society’s 2017 nominations today. I am a voting member of the ICS. Elle, Moonlight, and Silence all earned eight nominations including Picture, Director and Adapted Screenplay. All three films also ...

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