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2018 Oscars: Did the WGA help clear up Best Picture?

Well…yes and no. The predictions of who would win the Writers Guild award for Original Screenplay were generally pretty varied among seasoned Oscarologists. Get Out, the winner, was seen as the favorite but there were also trumpets blared for Lady Bird‘s last stand to stake a claim of a guild win (it did not) and then the creeping feeling that ...

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WGA Awards: ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ ‘Get Out,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Topline Guild Wins

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) have chosen Call Me By Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics) and Get Out (Universal) as the best screenplays of 2017. They each also earned the most screenplay wins during critics’ season in their respective categories – Adapted and Original. They enter the Oscars as favorites but Original Screenplay is a much tougher category this year and ...

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2018 Oscars: Best Picture is beginning to take ‘Shape’

We’re just a month away from the 90th Academy Awards and…we sort of have a frontrunner now? The Directors Guild of America (DGA) bestowed their 70th honor to Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) this weekend. He also has the Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice and will probably win the BAFTA too, which should at least secure his position as ...

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‘Call Me By Your Name’ Leads International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) Nominations

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA, the forums-based branch of AwardsWatch) have announced their nominations for 2017 film and Call Me By Your Name leads with 13 nominations including double mentions in Supporting Actor (for Armie Hammer and Michael Stuhlbarg) and Original Song (“Mystery of Love” and “Visions of Gideon,” both from Sufjan Stevens. Phantom Thread was next with nine nominations ...

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DGA Awards: Guilllermo del Toro is 2018 Directors Guild Winner

  The Directors Guild of America have given Guillermo del Toro their top prize, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film, for his romance fantasy The Shape of Water. The film recently won the Producers Guild award and is cementing itself the Best Picture frontrunner just a month out from the Oscars. Only four movies have ever won DGA and PGA (not including ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY – Four Contenders and the Best Picture Connection

There probably isn’t a tougher category than Original Screenplay, as our divisive rankings show. The top four contenders aren’t just all possibilities here, they’re also all legitimate contenders for Best Picture and looking at the recent trend of Best Picture winners, it’s a screenplay win that is its closest ally. This is an extraordinarily loaded category in that there are ...

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Dorian Awards Winners: LGBTQ Critics (GALECA) Go Wilde for ‘Call Me By Your Name’

‘Call Me By Your Name’ is Best Film, Greta Gerwig Takes Best Director ‘Get Out’ Auteur Jordan Peele Scores Best Screenplay and More Sally Hawkins Wins Best Actress, Timothée Chalamet is Both Best Actor and Rising Star ‘American Gods,’ Kyle MacLachlan, Samantha Bee, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Rule TV Categories Meryl Streep is Group’s Latest ‘Timeless Star’ Honoree GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment ...

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