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ARRIVAL lands with its first teaser trailer

After the first look at Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner in Denis Villeneuve’s new sci-fi thriller ARRIVAL dropped a few days ago, now comes the teaser trailer. Feeling more cerebral and emotional than FX-driven, there is an element that also feels like what we thought Interstellar was going to be like before it ended up being a convoluted mess. Based …

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Oscar Predictions: This Time Last Year – 82.5% Accuracy in Top 6 Categories

It’s no secret that AwardsWatch likes to brag about its Oscar prediction prowess but how well do we actually do? Pretty great, actually. This time last year AwardsWatch’s Gold Rush Gang clocked in at 82.5% accuracy with the eventual Oscar nominees in the Top 6 categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting …

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TRAILER: ‘The Martian,’ starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain

Ridley Scott goes back to space in the new drama The Martian, starring Matt Damon and based on the best-selling book of the same name. Damon plays astronaut Mark Watney who is left behind after a Mars mission is aborted and presumed dead. Only thing is he’s not. He wakes up after the brutal storm that forced his crew to …

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87th Academy Award Winners: Birdman Soars

Birdman won Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards, ending a 34-year streak since a film has won the top prize at the Oscars with a Film Editing nomination. The last Best Picture winner to do that was 1980’s Ordinary People. This was Fox Searchlight’s 2nd Best Picture winner in a row after triumphing with 12 Years a Slave last year. With Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel, …

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AwardsWatch’s International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) Nominations: Grand Budapest Hotel, Under the Skin, Gone Girl Score

Just when you thought there weren’t any more film nominations… AwardsWatch’s International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) nominations are in there will be equal parts joy, confusion and seething rage at some of the choices. With a voting block based on the Awardswatch forum community, the nominations run from eclectic and obscure (check out Best Supporting Actor) to mainstream in some of …

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2015 BAFTA Winners: Boyhood Plucks Birdman’s Wings

The EE British Academy Film Awards have chosen Boyhood as the best film of 2014. The film also won Director for Richard Linklater and Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette. The awards began with The Grand Budapest Hotel and Whiplash laying waste to the competition, devouring the tech awards between just the two of them until Birdman came along for its …

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BAFTA Preview and Predictions: Will Birdman Continue Its Winning Streak?

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards are this Sunday and it finds itself with Oscar bloggers on the edge of their seats over the possibility of Birdman continuing its industry winning streak. After its PGA and SAG wins many of us have turned the corner on the possibility of Birdman taking the big prize at the …

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Apes and Big Hero 6 Top Visual Effects Society (VES) Winners

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the animated Big Hero 6 dominated the Visual Effects Society awards, winning three apiece. X-Men: Days of Future Past won two and Interstellar took home one award. All three are nominated for the Best Visual Effects Oscar. In the last two years, the film that has won the top award with the …

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‘Boyhood’ is the Critics Choice, Birdman Soars with 7 Wins

To no one’s surprise, Boyhood won the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Best Picture at the Critics Choice Movie Awards, but also took home trophies for Best Director (Richard Linklater), Best Supporting Actress (Patricia Arquette) and Best Young Actor/Actress (Ellar Coltrane). But, it was Birdman who ended up taking home the most awards of the night, with seven, including two for …

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