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2018 Oscar Contenders: Best Actress

Glenn Close, Brie Larson, Daniela Vega, Margot Robbie and Emma Stone headline first 2018 Best Actress contenders

After what most felt was a stellar year for lead female performances in 2016, resulting in one of the most competitive Oscar races in years, the 2018 race is looking quite full as well. Previous Oscar winners and nominees are going to flood this year, as well as some ladies looking for their first nomination in breakthrough or classic ‘deglam’ ...

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Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Predictions – FILM

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Trying to predict the Screen Actors Guild award nominations is a lot like the photo of the group’s statue above; the comic smiling face and the sad face of tragedy. SAG is such a crazy and unique animal in the awards predicting race that it sometimes makes you feel bi-polar trying to suss it out. The nomination voting process for ...

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First Look: the COLLATERAL BEAUTY trailer and poster

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The first trailer for Collateral Beauty is here and by all appearances the film looks to be not much more than a holiday dramedy with tons of “Academy Award Nominee…” and “Academy Award Winner…” title cards to boost its visibility, box office, and awards potential. Collateral Beauty stars Will Smith as a New York advertising executive who experiences a personal ...

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2017 Screen Actors Guild Predictions – Film

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Predictions for the Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations have become a much harder nut to crack recently. In 2012, SAG merged with AFTRA (The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists), which increased their number from about 100,000 to over 165,000. While the Screen Actors Guild is made up of, as the name implies, actors, AFTRA is comprised of primarily ...

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2016 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Preview and Predictions (Film)

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  Awards season marches on and this weekend are the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards. As we all know, this was an anomalous year with SAG correlating with the Oscars. Only two of the five Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture nominees made the Oscar Best Picture lineup of eight.  That means that Spotlight and The Big Short, the two ...

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2016 Golden Globes WINNER Predictions (Film)

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  Gold Rush Gang Golden Globe Winner Predictions: Best Motion Picture (Drama) Carol Mad Max: Fury Road The Revenant Room Spotlight – Erik, Evan, Jason, Kenneth, Chris, Nicole, Jacqui, James, Adam, Long Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) The Big Short – Erik, Evan, Jason, Kenneth, Chris, Nicole, Jacqui, James, Adam, Long Joy The Martian Spy Trainwreck Best Actor (Drama) ...

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2016 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

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As with many categories, there seems to be four pretty safe bets and Supporting Actress is no different. Rooney Mara (Carol) and Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl), despite non-stop chatter about category fraud, will most likely end up in Supporting. One question remains though; will AMPAS break off and give Vikander a nomination for Ex Machina (a true supporting performance) ...

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2015/2016 ‘Who Got What’ List: SAG, Golden Globe, BFCA & BAFTA

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  It’s time for the annual Who Got What? list of performances that hit the major precursors: Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Golden Globe, BFCA and BAFTA. Inevitably, one or more of these folks that hit even all four is likely to miss out on an Oscar nomination in favor of a late-breaking performance with momentum or possibly voter fatigue. Last ...

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