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2018 Oscar Predictions: End of 2017 Predictions in ALL Categories

As we end this year, and really only the first half of awards season, I offer my Oscar predictions in all 24 categories. Keep an eye out for new and updated predictions next week as the Producers Guild of America announces their nominations (January 5) and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association gives out the Golden Globe Awards on January 7. ...

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My Picks for the Best Films and Performances of 2017

Hey look, another Top 10 list. But wait, there’s more! Thinking about the films that I loved this year it was those that challenged me that I got the most from. Divisiveness wasn’t just in the political and social spectrums this year. Films like mother! and The Killing of a Sacred Deer split audiences. Even the new Star Wars found ...

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‘Get Out’ Wins Best Picture from the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS)

After earning six nominations from the Online Film Critics Society earlier this month, Get Out has emerged as the group’s Best Picture of 2017, also grabbing the Original Screenplay prize for Jordan Peele and a runner-up in Best Director (also Peele), Best Actor and Best Breakthrough (both Daniel Kaluuya). Dunkirk won two of its four nominations, Best Director for Christopher ...

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33rd Annual IDA Documentary Awards Winners: Dina, LA 92 and Edith+Eddie

Dina won the top prize, Best Feature, from the International Documentary Association (IDA) this week, against very stiff competition. The film beat out City of Ghosts, Faces Places, LA 92 and Strong Island, all of which are on the Oscar shortlist for Documentary Feature. Dina, ironically is not, despite winning the Documentary prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival early ...

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Los Angeles Film Critics go big for Call Me By Your Name, Shape of Water

  Call Me By Your Name was the big winner at today’s Los Angeles Film Critics Association awards, earning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor. It was one of only three films to win more than one award in a very spread the wealth year. The Shape of Water also won three awards; Best Cinematography, Best Actress and, interestingly ...

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New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) Winners: Lady Bird Wins Best Film; Saoirse Ronan and Timothée Chalamet Claim Lead Acting Prizes

Lady Bird has won the New York Film Critics Circle’s Best Film with its star, Saoirse Ronan, capturing the Best Actress prize. Lady Bird‘s director Greta Gerwig became just the second woman after Kathryn Bigelow (who won twice) to helm a Best Film winner from the organization.  The Florida Project‘s Sean Baker won Best Director, the second year in a ...

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MUDBOUND Wins 2017 Mill Valley Film Festival Audience Award

Dee Rees’s post-World War II drama Mudbound has won the Overall Audience Award at the 40th Mill Valley Film Festival. The festival has Audience Favorite awards in its separate sections including US Cinema, World Cinema and Documentaries. Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut Molly’s Game, starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, earned to top prize in US Cinema. These two awards have ...

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