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The Oscars Still Has a Woman Problem

  Hidden Figures was the top-grossing Best Picture nominee this year but 2004’s Million Dollar Baby is still the last Best Picture winner to be fronted by a woman This year’s Oscars, both in nominations and wins, saw a breakthrough in non-white talent in front of and behind the camera. From Moonlight to Fences to Hidden Figures, the diversity pledge ...

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2016 INOCA Winners: Mad Max with 7, Carol with 6

  After leading the 8th INOCA (International Online Cinema Awards) nominations with 12 apiece, Mad Max: Fury Road and Carol nearly split those wins down the middle with the two films dominating the awards and leaving only Inside Out with more than a single win. In all, Mad Max drove away with seven prizes, including Best Director for George Miller ...

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2016 Oscars: Spotlight Wins Best Picture, Leo Finally Gets His Oscar

  Spotlight pulled out an 11th hour surprise by pulling out a Best Picture win with just one other award, Best Original Screenplay. That hasn’t happened since 1953 when The Greatest Show on Earth won essentially the same two awards (The Greatest Show on Earth won Best Writing, Motion Picture – an expired category). Spotlight‘s win keeps the history of ...

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AwardsWatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2015

After the first phase unveiled the finalists for AwardsWatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2015, we are now ready to reveal the winners. Ahead of the reveal, here are some fun facts and trivia about who made the cut. • 92 ballots were received during the final round of voting • To avoid ties when they happened, the edge was given to those who ...

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The Big Short wins USC Scripter; Show Me a Hero Wins Inaugural TV Award

  To absolutely no one’s surprise, The Big Short won the 28th USC Scripter award on Saturday, marching its way to its inevitable WGA and Oscar wins for Adapted Screenplay. It bested three of the four nominees it’s up against at the Oscars, with The End of the Tour replaced by Carol there. Last year, The Imitation Game won here ...

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2016 INOCA Nominations: Carol and Mad Max Lead with 12 Each

  Tons of love went to Carol, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road and The Assassin today at the 8th International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA). Carol and Mad Max: Fury Road lead with a whopping 12 nominations apiece including Best Picture and Best Director with Carol snagging two Best Actress mentions for its leads, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. The INOCAs are comprised of voters from ...

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BAFTA Preview and Winner Predictions: Is The Revenant Inevitable?

  The BAFTAs are this weekend (that’s the British Academy of Film and Television Arts) and in this topsy-turvy awards season we could see another tide change or the solidifying of the new and final frontrunner for the Oscars. Of course I’m talking about The Revenant and that it’s snagged the lead from both Spotlight and The Big Short after ...

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AW’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2015 – The Shortlist

  It’s almost time for AwardsWatch 50 Favorite Performances list but for now, I have the hot off the presses shortlist of eligible players. Now, in order to qualify for the shortlist and eventual final list, you only needed to show up on two ballots but even then you’ll see some shocking snubs and delightful inclusions. Take a lesson, Academy, ...

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