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2015 Oscars Poll: Which Five Foreign Language Film Finalists Will Be Oscar Nominated?

The finalists for the Foreign Language Film Oscar are in and not without some surprising inclusions (the Golden Globe-nominated Tangerines from Estonia) and some shocking snubs (Canada’s Mommy, Belgium’s Two Days, One Night and Turkey’s Winter Sleep). Film: Wild Tales, ARGENTINA Oscar History: 6 nominations with 2 wins. The only Latin American winning country. First time by director Damien Szifron. Since ...

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Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) Preview and Predictions

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association announces their winner tomorrow, on the heels of the recent NYFCC and NBR winners. Those two organizations chose Boyhood and A Most Violent Year, respectively. The Gold Rush Gang thinks LAFCA will side with New York and choose Boyhood as 2014’s top film. Looking at our predictions there is complete alignment in Best Picture ...

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53 Foreign Language Films to Compete for Golden Globes

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced today that 53 films will be competing for a nomination at the Golden Globes in the Foreign Language Film category. Unlike the Oscars, more than one film per country can qualify and be nominated. In order to qualify for foreign language consideration, a film must have at least 51% of its dialogue in a language ...

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International Press Academy’s 19th Annual Satellite™ Awards Nominations – FILM

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The International Press Academy (IPA) announced its nominations for the 19th Annual Satellite™ Awards in the Motion Pictures and Television categories. Each year, the IPA celebrates nominees from domestic and international submissions for 38 categories: 19 in Motion Pictures, 13 in Television, 2 in Blu-ray DVDs and 4 in Video Games. Special achievement awards and nominations ...

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2014 Critic Top 10s – FILM (Updating)

It’s that time of year, when not gifts but top lists are stuffed into Oscar blogger stockings to enjoy. This will be a constantly updating post and we start off with two big groups offering their top films of 2014; Sight & Sound (with a top 20) and Cahiers du Cinema (a top 10). This will also be a place ...

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41st annual Telluride Film Festival Reveals Lineup: The Imitation Game Makes Its Big Debut, plus 99 Homes, Rosewater

The 41st Telluride Film Festival has revealed its initial lineup for this year and we’ll see heavy Oscar hitters The Imitation Game, in its world premiere, plus Wild, Birdman and Foxcatcher leading the way. We’ll also see the premiere of Jon Stewart’s Rosewater. Cannes winners Mommy and Mr. Turner are on the schedule and the highly anticipated 99 Homes will ...

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Croisette Contenders and Palme Pretenders: Cannes Special Edition

Welcome back to AwardsWatch’s Contender or Pretender series, where this week we will be doing something a little bit different. This last Saturday concluded the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, cinema’s most prestigious film festival. There, Jane Campion’s jury awarded prizes to films from a wide variety of countries and filmmakers, ranging from a Hollywood star such as Julianne Moore, to ...

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ICS nominations: Who the hell is Anton Adasinsky?

And now for something completely different? That old Monty Python classic was on our mind as we perused the nominations revealed today by the International Cinephile Society for their 11th ICS Awards. Known for always making the most idiosyncratic picks of the awards season, they sure don’t disappoint this year. Where else would Xavier Dolan’s Laurence Anyways pick up six ...

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