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2018 Oscar Predictions – BEST PICTURE (March)

Top: Untitled Kathryn Bigelow Detroit Riots Project, Downsizing
Bottom: Wonderstruck, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk

Moonlight‘s surprise win in Best Picture just over a week ago should have lit a fire under the collective asses of Oscar predictors. Defying all possible odds to best the perceived frontrunner (even with its weak spots)  means the Academy was ready for something different and weren’t about to be told what was going to win. Does that mean the ...

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2018 Oscars Contenders: Best Actor

Best Actor top contenders: Gary Oldman, Chadwick Boseman, Timothée Chalamet, Donald Sutherland and Benedict Cumberbatch

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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2016 African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA): Moonlight, Fences, Loving, Hidden Figures Shine

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The winners of the 8th African American Film Critics Associations have been announced with Moonlight taking Picture, Director, Supporting Actor, Independent Film and a shared win with Hidden Figures for Janelle Monáe’s breakout in both films. Loving and Fences were also recognized in top categories and the animated film Zootopia, with its race and class-based theme, won Animated Film. Ava DuVernay’s ...

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Poster, New Pics for ‘Silence,’ Trailer Friday with ‘Allied’

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We’re getting close. After wrapping production nearly 15 months ago (long even by Scorsese standards), we’re on the precipice of the release of the trailer for Silence, from Oscar-winner Martin Scorsese. It will be attached to Allied (also from Paramount) this Friday and then landing on the web Saturday. Ahead of the trailer, Paramount has dropped a few more production ...

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2017 Oscars: Best Actress Just Became the Category of the Year

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As if AwardsWatch wasn’t already the biggest fans of the Best Actress category (it’s always the heaviest trafficked and talked about section in the forums), the bench of this race is now so deep that there are now more contenders than slots to fill. Previous years have seen such a dearth of likely candidates that it almost becomes a chore ...

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LA LA LAND and ARRIVAL to Open 39th Mill Valley Film Festival

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SAN RAFAEL, CA (September 8, 2016) – Returning for its 39th year, the Mill Valley Film Festival (October 6 – 16, 2016), presented by the California Film Institute, announced today that the official Opening Night selections for 2016 are the Lionsgate release La La Land, and Paramount Pictures’ Arrival. Both films are fresh from their Telluride and Venice Film Festival premieres and will ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (September)

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Viola Davis (Fences) continues to reign with a perfect score of 50 from the Gold Rush Gang once again this month. This, despite completely unsubstantiated ‘rumors’ that Paramount might be pushing her in supporting. It’s. Not. Going. To. Happen. Davis won the Tony for this role in Lead, not Supporting like her predecessor. She has been very outspoken that her ...

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