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‘The Shape of Water’ Wins Golden Lion for Best Film at Venice Film Festival

The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro’s 1960s woman meets fish fantasy has captured the top prize at the Venice Film Festival, the Golden Lion for Best Film. The jury, led by Academy Award nominee Annette Bening, awarded Best Actress to Charlotte Rampling (Hannah) and Best Actor to Kamel El Basha (The Insult, Lebanon’s Foreign Language Film Oscar submission). The ...

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10 Performances that Lit Up the Lido at the Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival awards will be announced shortly (predictions here) and it will be interesting to see what Annette Bening and co choose to reward. Will they pick the critic favorites or just go with the films they loved? Meanwhile, and as we await the results, here are the top 10 performances that stood out to us during the ...

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Predicting the Venice Film Festival Awards: Which Films Will Win Big Tomorrow?

The Venice Film Festival wraps up tomorrow with its much-anticipated awards ceremony. As with Cannes and other film festivals, it’s almost impossible to accurately predict what the jury, led by Annette Bening, will reward. Nevertheless, here are our guesses based on critic and audience reviews and the general buzz on the Lido. Last year’s Best Actress winner here was Emma ...

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Golden Globes: The Crown and Atlanta pull of freshman wins on the TV side

In typical HFPA fashion, the Golden Globes got eccentric on the TV side of their awards ceremony, going largely for freshman shows, along with a couple of perplexing choices mixed in for good measure. The main source of surprise this year came from the Limited Series side. While American Crime Story pulled off expected wins for Best Limited Series or TV ...

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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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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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Shocks and Surprises We Could See at Tomorrow’s Oscar Nominations

We know that every year we have huge surprise nominees and even more, shocking snubs, at the Oscar nominations. This year, the craziest year I think I’ve ever seen in my years of Oscar watching, is going to prove no different. Although, the craziness of this season could be preparing us for those shocks. Best Picture alone is a stressful ...

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FINAL 2016 Oscar Nomination Predictions from The Gold Rush Gang

  It’s all down to this. Oscar nominations for the 88th Academy Awards will be announced in two days and after all of the critics awards, the guilds, the stats, the craziness that this season has already brought I have for you…the FINAL 2016 Oscar Predictions from The Gold Rush Gang. Who’s the frontrunner? Spotlight? The Big Short? The Martian? ...

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Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) Dorian Award Film and TV Nominations

  Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) Announces Dorian Award Film and TV Nominations    *  *  *  *  *   Brooklyn, Tangerine, Rooney Mara, Tom Hardy in Movie Mix   Fargo, Taraji P. Henson, Adele, Making a Murderer, Kimmy Schmidt Pepper TV Categories   Hamilton Mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda Up for Wilde Artist of the Year   Jane Fonda Earns Latest ‘Timeless Star’ Career Achievement Honor  HOLLYWOOD, CA — The ...

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