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2018 Oscars: Can you get an acting Oscar nomination with no precursors?

  The short answer? Yes. It’s happened quite a bit, actually. In all but three of the last 14 years we’ve had at least one name announced on Oscar nomination morning that didn’t land any major precursor, those precursors being Critics’ Choice, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and BAFTA. While we still have BAFTA to announce their nominations (January 9th) ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR (December Part 1)

After months of moving the puzzle pieces around for Best Supporting Actor between Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project), Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards) and Michael Stuhlbarg (Call Me By Your Name), and even the recent surge of Armie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name), the first trio of major critics’ awards (the National Board of Review, the New York Film Critics Circle and the Los Angeles ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR (November)

Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project) holds onto the #1 spot this month, but oh so barely, as Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) continues his ascent and lands just a single point behind Dafoe. In all, the top 5 remain the same and in the same order. Last week’s #6, Ben Mendelsohn (Darkest Hour) falls to # this month, ...

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Oscar Profile: Dunkirk

Dunkirk Warner Bros – 7/21 Dir: Christopher Nolan Cast: Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Kenneth Branagh, Harry Styles, Fionn Whitehead, Cillian Murphy What It’s About: Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. Pros: Christopher Nolan doing a WWII story that stars two ...

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2018 Oscars Contenders: Best Actor

Where last year might have seemed a bit thin for Best Actor, this year looks to be another cup runneth over Oscar season for men. Way out in front right now is Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour. It took Oldman decades to get his first Oscar nomination (for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy in 2011) but this year he’s playing Winston Churchill ...

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2017 Oscars: Details and Presenters for the 89th Academy Awards

Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd are the producers for the 89th Academy Awards. Watch here for updated information on presenters, performers and more. The 89th Oscars® telecast will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and air live Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. First Slate of Presenters LEONARDO DICAPRIO BRIE LARSON MARK RYLANCE ALICIA VIKANDER Second Slate of Presenters ...

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