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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (July) – Bigelow and Spielberg Tie for the Top Spot

Kathryn Bigelow (Detroit) returns to the #1 spot this month in our Best Director predictions, albeit tied with last month’s #1, Steven Spielberg (The Papers). Interestingly, Spielberg’s point total remains the same while Bigelow’s rises five. Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk) and Joe Wright (Darkest Hour) flip spots, and nearly the same point totals, giving Nolan his highest ranking to date. Luca ...

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John Boyega is front and center in new ‘Detroit’ trailer

A new trailer for Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit dropped today and it’s intense. John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) stars as Dismukes, a security guard being interrogated after the police shootings at the Algiers Motel, the incident that started the Detroit rebellion in the summer of 1967. Boyega’s performance is riveting from the get go and I don’t ...

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Oscar Profile: Detroit

Oscar Spotlight: Detroit Annapurna Pictures – 8/4 Dir: Kathryn Bigelow Cast: John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Jason Mitchell, Kaitlyn Dever, John Krasinski, Will Poulter, Jack Reynor, Laz Alonso What It’s About: The film details the shootout at the Algiers Motel that led to the Detroit riots in 1967, the largest urban uprising of the decade at that point. The trailer seems to ...

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First trailer and poster for Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘DETROIT’

The first trailer and poster for the much-anticipated new film from Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow, DETROIT, has arrived. In the summer of 1967, what began as a police raid of an after-hours bar in Detroit ended up being one of the deadliest and destructive riots in American history, lasting five days and resulting in 43 dead, 1,189 injured, over ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (April)

Kathryn Bigelow remains at #1 with her still Untitled Detroit Riots Project but her competitors are starting to chip away at that lead. Strong word of mouth from the 10-minute clips shown at CinemaCon keeps Alexander Payne (Downsizing) at #2 and Todd Haynes (Wonderstruck) at #3. The big debut entry this month is two-time Best Director Oscar winner Steven Spielberg for ...

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Frontrunner Friday: Suburbicon, Greatest Showman Enter the Oscar Race

This year’s CinemaCon event in Las Vegas opened up the visibility to this year’s Oscar race a bit, giving us peeks at a handful of as-of-yet unseen films and some films that aren’t even finished with production yet. Some of that word of mouth shows up today with some movement on films like Suburbicon, The Greatest Showman, and Paul Thomas ...

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Frontrunner Friday: Who’s On Top in the 2018 Oscar Race?

Kathryn Bigelow’s Untitled Detroit Riots Projects remains on top this week, as does her pole position in Best Director. Release date announcements from The Weinstein Company on The Current War (Dec. 22) and Mary Magdalene (Nov. 24) spurred some change and movement for the two films and their acting prospects (Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix). TWC ...

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