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2016 MTV Movie Awards Nominations: Star Wars Leads with 11, Diversity Reigns

  Just when you thought awards season was over… Often acting as the anti-Oscars, the nominations for the 2016 MTV Movie Awards reflect some Oscar picks as well as a broader level of diversity in its choices that include Straight Outta Compton, Creed and Concussion among its nominees. Star Wars: The Force Awakens leads the pack with 11 nominations and ...

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2016 Oscar Nominations: Who Soared, Who Sunk; Why Are Race, Sexuality and Gender Still An Issue?

  The nominations are in and The Revenant mauled the competition with an astonishing 12 nominations today. The survival epic dominated, earning nominations in Best Picture, Best Director (Alejandro G. Iñárritu), Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Best Supporting Actor (Tom Hardy). It’s only major miss was in Adapted Screenplay (more on that later) and it was ineligible for Original Score ...

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2016 Oscars: Trivia and Stats and Fun Facts

  Carol is the first film in history to be nominated for Best Picture and Best Director at The Golden Globes and BAFTA plus win one of those awards at LAFCA, NYFCC or NSFC and then be snubbed in both categories at the Oscars. Ex Machina is the lowest budgeted film ($15M), adjusted for inflation, to receive a Visual Effects nomination. ...

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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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FINAL 2016 Oscar Nomination Predictions from The Gold Rush Gang

  It’s all down to this. Oscar nominations for the 88th Academy Awards will be announced in two days and after all of the critics awards, the guilds, the stats, the craziness that this season has already brought I have for you…the FINAL 2016 Oscar Predictions from The Gold Rush Gang. Who’s the frontrunner? Spotlight? The Big Short? The Martian? ...

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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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2016 Golden Globes WINNER Predictions (Film)

  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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Art Directors Guild (ADG) Nominations

  The Art Directors Guild have announced their nomination in three categories: Period, Fantasy and Contemporary. Of these fifteen nominees we’ll likely find the five that will earn Academy Award nominations. Some shocking snubs came today with Carol and Brooklyn missing out for Period and Room in Contemporary. Both films have been underperforming early in these guild nominations and that ...

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2016 Casting Society of America (CSA) Winners

HOLLYWOOD, CA (January 4, 2016) – The Casting Society of America (CSA) has announced its feature film nominees for the 31st Annual Artios Awards. Final film ballots have been distributed to CSA members and voting will continue through Friday, January 8, 2016. All winners for film, television, theater, short film and new media categories will be announced at the 31st ...

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