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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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2016 Emmy Predictions: TV Movie, Limited Series Lead Actor and Actress (June)

This year’s Emmy talk, more than any in recent memory, has been dominated by the level of quality in the TV Movie and Limited Series categories. The wealth of formidable contenders, most especially in the performance categories, is going to prove a brutal fight come nomination morning. In some categories there will be as many excellent performances snubbed as there ...

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2016 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Preview and Predictions (Film)

  Awards season marches on and this weekend are the 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards. As we all know, this was an anomalous year with SAG correlating with the Oscars. Only two of the five Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture nominees made the Oscar Best Picture lineup of eight.  That means that Spotlight and The Big Short, the two ...

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2015 Satellite Nominations Announced…Sort Of

  Just when you thought the hottest mess of awards season was the phony Hollywood Film Awards, the International Press Academy has unveiled their list of 2015 Motion Picture nominees. The IPA, which was founded in 1996 and is a group of domestic and foreign journalists who defected from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (who put on the Golden Globes) ...

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Screen Actors Guild Predictions from The Gold Rush Gang

  It’s time for the first Screen Actors Guild nomination predictions from The Gold Rush Gang but just because there are fewer categories than The Golden Globes or The Oscar doesn’t mean it’s not as difficult to suss out. In many ways, it’s harder. Between category submission deadlines (October 22nd) and some films not even finished as we predict them, ...

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MVFF38 Review: ‘Spotlight’

  Telling the story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe reporters whose 2001 investigation broke through the systemic cover-up of Catholic priests sexually abusing kids and being shuttled around to different parishes for protection is not an easy gamble. Ultra-sensitive material and a tendency for stories like this to glamorize the job over the story happen all the time. Not ...

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