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2016 Cannes Jury Announced: Kirsten Dunst, Mads Mikkelsen, Arnaud Desplechin and more

George Miller has chosen his jury for the 69th Festival de Cannes and it includes a wealth of previous winners at Cannes, including Kirsten Dunst (Melancholia, 2011), Mads Mikkelsen (The Hunt, 2012), Arnaud Desplechin (My Golden Days, 2015) and László Nemes (Son of Saul, 2015). THE JURY George MILLER – President (Director, Writer, Producer – Australia) Arnaud DESPLECHIN (Director, Writer – ...

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2016 Cannes Film Festival: News and Details

  The 69th Cannes Film Festival, the preeminent film festival in the world, will be May 11-22, 2016. Speculation is always rampant as to what will end up In Competition and the press conference announcing the lineup should be mid-April. Check back here for up to date information on this year’s fest. Announcements and Dates: Main Slate (In Competition and ...

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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 Oscar Predictions: Best Director – Iñárritu Way Out in Front

  With his DGA and Golden Globe wins under his belt there’s very little in the way of Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant) winning his second Best Director Oscar in a row. This would put him in same group as John Ford and Joseph Mancewicz. He could still do this without The Revenant winning Best Picture but even that is starting to ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) WINNERS – Iñárritu Makes History

  Alejandro G. Iñárritu made history tonight by becoming the only director in the Directors Guild’s 68 years to win back to back awards. He won last year for Birdman and won again tonight for The Revenant. We now have a completely topsy-turvy Oscar race with a different film each winning the top three guilds. The Big Short won PGA, ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Preview and Prediction

  After the wins for The Big Short at the PGA and Spotlight at SAG, all eyes are focused on the Directors Guild of America with laser intensity. The winner here could tip the balance in favor of one of those films and finally give us a solid Best Picture frontrunner (a mere three weeks before the Oscars), or keep ...

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Gold Rush Gang 2016 Oscar Winner Predictions

The 2016 Oscar nominations are in and The Gold Rush Gang has their first winner predictions ready for you. 9/10 Gold Rush Gang members are predicting Spotlight to triumph as Best Picture with me, of course, as the sole holdout in thinking that The Revenant has changed the course of the race. Now, things could change dramatically after next weekend’s Producers ...

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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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2016 Golden Globe WINNERS (Film) – The Revenant, The Martian Win Big

    In one of the most shock-filled Golden Globe ceremonies in recent memory, The Revenant and The Martian won big, taking home wins for Best Picture and Best Actor in the Drama and Comedy categories respectively, and with The Revenant taking home Best Director in a surprise win. The wins for The Revenant mark the movie’s first big wins in this year’s awards race, which until ...

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