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Red-Band Trailer for ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

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Martin McDonagh (Seven Psychopaths, In Bruges) hasn’t made a film in five years but he’s back in fine form with the trailer for his new film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. The red-band trailer is packed full of the deeply dark comedy we’ve come to expect from McDonagh (with a not so subtle social commentary nod to Ferguson) and he’s ...

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The Oscars Still Has a Woman Problem

Hidden Figures was the top-grossing Best Picture nominee this year but 2004's Million Dollar Baby is still the last Best Picture winner fronted by a woman

  Hidden Figures was the top-grossing Best Picture nominee this year but 2004’s Million Dollar Baby is still the last Best Picture winner to be fronted by a woman This year’s Oscars, both in nominations and wins, saw a breakthrough in non-white talent in front of and behind the camera. From Moonlight to Fences to Hidden Figures, the diversity pledge ...

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2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar

2017/2018 Awards Calendar

2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar DECEMBER 2017 Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations – Wednesday, December 13, 2017 JANUARY 2018 75th Golden Globe Awards (HFPA) – Sunday, January 7, 2018 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG) – Sunday, January 21, 2018

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Gold Rush Gang Members 2017/2018

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It’s a new season for The Gold Rush Gang and with that means new members! This year we have a great split of five returning players from last season (myself included, of course), a former member back for glory and four BRAND NEW members. Keep an eye out for special guests as the season gets into high gear as well ...

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Why Universal Should Give a Serious Awards Push to ‘Get Out’

Get Out is a critical and box office smash and deserves a real awards push

The ink has barely dried on the last awards season, but only two months into the new year and we already have a potential contender for next year’s awards season. Currently, there’s a heavy emphasis on that “potential,” because in many ways the film doesn’t resemble your standard awards contender. It’s a February wide release. It belongs to a genre ...

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2017 Oscars: If I Picked the Oscar Winners

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This will be the inaugural year of ‘If I Picked the Oscars,’ where I will choose from the given nominees and reveal who I think should win. Most of these will come as no surprise to anyone that knows me or follows me. I have an affinity for Moonlight and Isabelle Huppert so that they’re both nominated makes some of ...

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Mahershala Ali or Dev Patel – Why Supporting Actor Is So Tough This Year

Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) and Dev Patel (Lion) are in a very close race for Supporting Actor

Every Oscar season us awards watchers generally find ourselves in two camps; getting bored or frustrated when everything seems inevitable and freaking out when there are open races just days before the big show and fretting over our predictions. Despite a steamroll for La La Land in many categories, Supporting Actor isn’t one of them and after BAFTA it’s turned ...

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