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Elle, Moonlight and Silence Dominate 14th ICS Award Nominations

A French tale of rape revenge, traversing the toxic masculinity as a gay, African-American boy to man and Christain missionaries in 17th century feudal Japan dominated the 14th International Cinephile Society’s 2017 nominations today. I am a voting member of the ICS. Elle, Moonlight, and Silence all earned eight nominations including Picture, Director and Adapted Screenplay. All three films also ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: Post-Producers Guild, Screen Actors Guild

The Producers Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild both gave out their awards last weekend and La La Land‘s win at the PGA came as a surprise to no one but Hidden Figures besting Moonlight at SAG was. Not a shock, really, the film is a huge populist hit and SAG loves that. It also loves Best Picture ...

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Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Winner Predictions – MOTION PICTURES

The 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards are Sunday night and if last year proved anything, we should always be ready for surprises. Chicago, the last musical to win Oscar’s Best Picture, took home three awards in 2003: Ensemble, Actress in a Leading Role (Renee Zellweger) and Actress in a Supporting Role (Catherine Zeta-Jones). La La Land can’t pull off the top ...

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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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2016-2017 Awards Tracker – The Critics

In this January 13th, 2017 Awards Tracker update, Moonlight and La La Land are neck and neck with each other for Best Picture wins, as are their directors – Barry Jenkins and Damien Chazelle – for Best Director. Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) and Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) have utterly dominated their respective acting categories while Best Actress sees a close ...

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Georgia Film Critics Association: Moonlight Wins Best Pic, Affleck and Portman Take Actor and Actress

The Georgia Film Critics Association has anointed Moonlight the Best Picture of 2016 as well as wins for Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali, who also won their Breakthrough award), Adapted Screenplay, Ensemble, and Cinematography. The group spread the wealth with La La Land, which took Director and Original Screenplay for Damien Chazelle, Original Score, Original Song and Production Design. Casey Affleck (Manchester ...

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‘Moonlight’ Leads Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics (GALECA) Dorian Awards Nominations

Moonlight Leads with 7 Nominations, La La Land Earns Six Portman, Huppert, Bening Among Actress Award Hopefuls Sing Street, Captain Fantastic in Unsung Film Race Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie, Nocturnal Animals on Campy Flick Short List Insecure, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Westworld Among Series Picks Beyonce, Samantha Bee, Bill Maher, Thrice-nominated Kate McKinnon in Mix Too John Waters Named ‘Timeless Star’   ...

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20th Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) Winners: Moonlight, Manchester, La La Land Share the Wealth

The 20th Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) awards have given their Best Picture to Moonlight with its director, Barry Jenkins, picking up the directing award as well as both supporting prizes – for Mahershala Ali and Naomie Harris. The Online Film Critics Society’s Governing Committee said, “We’d like to congratulate all involved with Moonlight for the power and humanity of ...

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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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