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The wondrous first teaser trailer for Todd Haynes’s WONDERSTRUCK

Fresh off its debut at the Cannes Film Festival this summer, the first teaser trailer for Wonderstruck, the new film from Todd Haynes (Carol) is here. Merging two worlds in a kaleidoscope set to David Bowie’s “Space Oddity,” the film, based on Brian Selznick’s best seller, follows two children in New York City, Ben in the 1970s and Rose in ...

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Cannes Unveils ‘Wonderstruck,’ the First Oscar Player of the Festival

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival has just kicked off and the new film from Todd Haynes, Wonderstruck, was first out of the gate and gives us the festival’s first Oscar player. The first reviews and reactions were overall positive, if not the glowing and rapturous reviews that greeted Haynes’ Carol two years ago. But, as we saw, the best of ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions – SUPPORTING ACTRESS (March)

As we’ve seen in this category before, a “supporting” actress can often be the co-lead to a male or female counterpart of the same film. The last two winners here, Viola Davis (Fences) and Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl), as well as Rooney Mara (Carol), are proof positive that sometimes category fraud can march you right up to the Oscar ...

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AwardsWatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2016

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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Critics Choice/Golden Globe/Screen Actors Guild/BAFTA: Who’s Got Them All

Here we are again; looking at the list of which performers have hit all four major precursors: Critics’ Choice, The Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA). With the exception of last year, it usually happens – an actor grabs all of the pieces of the puzzle that it takes to get an Oscar nomination and then ...

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National Society of Film Critics (NSFC): Moonlight Takes Best Pic, Director

Moonlight won Best Picture from the National Society of Film Critics today, capping off a hugely successful and surprising awards season run for the indie film. This was its 18th Best Picture win overall. Manchester by the Sea and La La Land were the runners-up. Moonlight‘s director, Barry Jenkins, also took home the directing win, his 17th. As in Best Picture, ...

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Forum Oscar Poll Results – January 2nd

Here are the Forum Oscar Poll Results for the first half of January 2016 with La La Land tops for Best Picture and Director, Denzel Washington (Fences) and Emma Stone (La La Land) for Best Actor and Actress, and more. There will be one more prediction update in two weeks before Oscar nominations.   BEST PICTURE 01. La La Land ...

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