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

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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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Frontrunner Friday: Female Directors, Auteurs, Oscar Favorites and a WWII-heavy slate

Top: John Boyega in Kathryn Bigelow's Untitled Detroit Riots Project; Kristen Wiig and Matt Damon in Downsizing
Bottom: Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in The Post; Garrett Hedlund and Jason Mitchell in Mudbound

Kathryn Bigelow’s Untitled Detroit Riots Project, Downsizing, The Post and Mudbound head up this week’s Frontrunner Friday So early, still so many predictions of the ‘good on paper’ variety but that isn’t stopping us from looking at what is or might be drawing buzz towards the march to Oscar next season. Kathryn Bigelow’s (still) Untitled Detroit Riots Project remains in the top ...

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2017 Oscars: Final Slate of Presenters Including: Meryl Streep, Faye Dunaway, Jennifer Aniston, Octavia Spencer

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JENNIFER ANISTON, JASON BATEMAN, WARREN BEATTY, SOFIA BOUTELLA, MATT DAMON, FAYE DUNAWAY, MICHAEL J. FOX, RYAN GOSLING, SALMA HAYEK, TARAJI P. HENSON, DEV PATEL, SETH ROGEN, OCTAVIA SPENCER, MERYL STREEP AND VINCE VAUGHN ANNOUNCED AS FINAL SLATE OF 89TH OSCARS® PRESENTERS  LOS ANGELES, CA – Oscar® producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for ...

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AwardsWatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2016

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It’s time for the annual 50 Favo(u)rite Performances list from AwardsWatch and this year features actors with multiple film mentions and films with two, three and even gets four performances making the cut. The voting begins in the forums in phases of nominations that create a shortlist from which the final nominee list is produced. From that group a ranked list ...

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What Meryl Streep and the Golden Globes Showed Us About the State of the Oscar Race

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When Aaron Taylor-Johnson won Best Supporting Actor for Nocturnal Animals over the perceived front-runner Mahershala Ali (who has won nearly 30 critics awards for his role), it set in motion a series of surprises, broken records, and history-making wins at last night’s Golden Globe Awards. Taylor-Johnson’s nomination was already a shock on its own but to win? Historically, that puts ...

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“La La” Lands historic sweep at Golden Globes as Huppert and Taylor-Johnson surprise

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The Golden Globes managed to leave their mark on the awards race Sunday night, shaking up a number of races while also confirming a few frontrunners, including the current Best Picture frontrunner, who is now stronger than ever before. That frontrunner, the musical La La Land, swept the ceremony, winning all seven categories it was nominated in, including Director, Actress (Comedy/Musical), ...

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