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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE (December Part 1)

We’re finally in the part of the awards race where critics’ groups and other awards-giving organizations start rolling out their year-end awards, giving us some runway to create more accurate predictions after months of guessing games and intuition. But predicting is a different world before and after precursors. Since last month’s predictions we’ve had the Gotham Awards, Independent Spirit Award nominations, ...

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Gotham Awards Winner Predictions: Call Me By Your Name vs Get Out

The Gotham Awards aren’t usually looked at as a serious precursor but in a year where everything is so up in the air, I’ll take what I can get. It’s also worth noting that last year’s winners here for Best Feature and Screenplay (both Moonlight), Best Actor (Manchester by the Sea‘s Casey Affleck) and Documentary (O.J. Made in America) all ...

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Frontrunner Friday: Dunkirk Stays Afloat Amongst Fall Festival Favorites

Not much has changed since the last Frontrunner Friday. Dunkirk sits atop the list once again with only a very small 1-point downturn. It’s impressive that the summer blockbuster is still managing to remain the default frontrunner in a season that doesn’t really have one. Or, are we so ingrained now that an Oscar frontrunner can only come from a ...

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The first ‘I, Tonya’ teaser starring Margot Robbie as Tonya Harding

Fresh off this morning’s Gotham Awards nominations where I, Tonya earned a surprising Best Feature nomination comes the first teaser trailer. Starring Gotham Best Actress contender Margot Robbie as infamous U.S. Figure Skating champion Tonya Harding, this minute-long clip gives you an eyeful and an earful of Robbie. The film is set for release on December 8 from Neon and ...

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Gotham Awards Nominations: Get Out Leads with 4; Columbus, Lady Bird, Florida Project, Call Me By Your Name with 3

  Awards season is officially here. The 27th IFP Gotham Awards nominations came out this morning and the micro-budgeted blockbuster hit Get Out landed a field-best four nominations: Best Feature, Breakthrough Director (Jordan Peele), Best Screenplay (Peele again) and Best Actor for Daniel Kaluuya. The Gotham Awards have recently become quite a strong precursor for the Oscars; both Moonlight and ...

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2016 Gotham Awards Winner Predictions

The 2016 IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards are tomorrow and I have my predictions on what and who I think will win. Manchester by the Sea is the nomination leader going into the awards tomorrow with four, including two acting mentions (for Casey Affleck in Best Actor and Lucas Hedges for Breakthrough Actor). I’m predicting the film to take both ...

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2016 Gotham Awards Nominations: Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight Lead

The first nominations of the 2016-2017 awards season have kicked off with the Gotham Award nominations by the Independent Film Project and this year is looking especially Oscar-y. Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea picked up four nominations: Best Feature, Best Actor (Casey Affleck), Best Screenplay (Kenneth Lonergan) and Breakthrough Actor (Lucas Hedges). The IFP doesn’t have a Best Director ...

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Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke, Oliver Stone Set to be Feted with Gotham Award Tributes

The 2016 Gotham Awards have lined up Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke and Oliver Stone for tributes at the Cipriani Wall Street in New York on November 28th. Adama and Hawke will receive actor tributes, Stone will receive the director tribute. This year, Adams is blowing up the festival circuit with two films; Arrival, her sci-fi drama from director Denis Villeneuve set ...

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