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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Preview and Predictions

The Directors Guild of America announced their nominees for Television and Feature Documentary today but tomorrow is their reveal of the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures and First Time Feature Film. These are always a mixed bag to predict but one thing is true, the group is still a pretty old-school boys’ club. Not that they haven’t ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (December Part 1)

Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk) maintains his #1 status in Best Director from last month but with a huge gap between him and his nearest competitor, Steven Spielberg (The Post). Nolan leads by a whopping 27 points this month. Although Dunkirk hasn’t featured into critics’ groups (yet), a handful of directors have and that impact can be seen on the newest chart. ...

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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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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (November)

Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk) holds a commanding lead in Best Director once again, this time free of the tie with Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water), who falls back to #2. The never-nominated Nolan is all but assured his place at the Best Director table after his perceived snubs for The Dark Knight and Inception, both of which earned a ...

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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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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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