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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (September)

The top 4 here remains the same as last month so either we’re doing something right or terribly wrong. It’s a close race for #1 though, as Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) bolts up to #2 and lands just a single point behind Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk) this month. Venice and Telluride gave the Mexican director the biggest boost ...

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Elyse Hollander’s Madonna Biopic ‘Blond Ambition’ Tops 2016 Black List

Elyse Hollander’s “Blond Ambition” screenplay about Madonna’s first album topped the 2016 Black List. What is the Black List, you might ask? It’s an annual ranking of the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood. In the Black List’s own words: The project details the beginnings of Madonna’s career as she tries to get her first album made while struggling with love and romance ...

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30th Independent Spirit Award Winner Predictions

Here are my surefire winner predictions for the 30th Independent Spirit Awards. It’s weird to think that there is a real possibility that all four acting winners here today could repeat at the Oscars tomorrow. Go independent film? 2014 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD WINNER PREDICTIONS BEST FEATURE (Award given to the Producer. Executive Producers are not awarded.) Boyhood Producers: Richard Linklater, Jonathan ...

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2014 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations: Boyhood, Selma and Birdman Soar

Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, the Los Angeles Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA, announced nominations for the 2015 Spirit Awards this morning. Film Independent President Josh Welsh presided over the press conference held at the W Hollywood, with actors Rosario Dawson and Diego Luna presenting the nominations. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of  was the big winner this morning ...

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2014 Independent Spirit Award Nomination Predictions (Updated 11/24 9:08pm PST)

The 30th Independent Spirit Awards are just around the corner, kicking off about a week before the critics awards start rolling in, marking Oscar season’s official start. The Independent Spirit Awards have always had a varied and colorful past. Beginning as the anti-Oscars, airing the day before the Academy Awards in a beach tent in Santa Monica, they’ve become rather ...

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