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Directors Guild of America (DGA) WINNERS – Iñárritu Makes History

  Alejandro G. Iñárritu made history tonight by becoming the only director in the Directors Guild’s 68 years to win back to back awards. He won last year for Birdman and won again tonight for The Revenant. We now have a completely topsy-turvy Oscar race with a different film each winning the top three guilds. The Big Short won PGA, ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Preview and Prediction

  After the wins for The Big Short at the PGA and Spotlight at SAG, all eyes are focused on the Directors Guild of America with laser intensity. The winner here could tip the balance in favor of one of those films and finally give us a solid Best Picture frontrunner (a mere three weeks before the Oscars), or keep ...

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Shocks and Surprises We Could See at Tomorrow’s Oscar Nominations

We know that every year we have huge surprise nominees and even more, shocking snubs, at the Oscar nominations. This year, the craziest year I think I’ve ever seen in my years of Oscar watching, is going to prove no different. Although, the craziness of this season could be preparing us for those shocks. Best Picture alone is a stressful ...

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2016 Golden Globe WINNERS (Film) – The Revenant, The Martian Win Big

    In one of the most shock-filled Golden Globe ceremonies in recent memory, The Revenant and The Martian won big, taking home wins for Best Picture and Best Actor in the Drama and Comedy categories respectively, and with The Revenant taking home Best Director in a surprise win. The wins for The Revenant mark the movie’s first big wins in this year’s awards race, which until ...

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2015-2016 Awards Tally: Who’s Won What?

  Here’s who’s won the critics and industry awards so far this season, leading up to the big one – The Oscars. After dominating the critics awards, Mad Max: Fury Road and Spotlight took a back seat to The Big Short, which won the Producers Guild of America award, the most surefire precursor to the Best Picture Oscar. But then, ...

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2016 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR

Tom McCarthy (Spotlight) sits way out in front of his nearest competitor with a perfect score from the Gold Rush Gang. Reigning Best Director winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant) sits at #2 but look at George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road). After the huge success his film has had with the critics awards (winning a half dozen Best Picture ...

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TRAILER: ‘The Martian,’ starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain

Ridley Scott goes back to space in the new drama The Martian, starring Matt Damon and based on the best-selling book of the same name. Damon plays astronaut Mark Watney who is left behind after a Mars mission is aborted and presumed dead. Only thing is he’s not. He wakes up after the brutal storm that forced his crew to ...

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Ridley Scott: Can He Get His Awards Mojo Back?

The Counselor appears to be one of the first big box office and critical casualties of awards season. Currently sitting at 35 % on Rotten Tomatoes and 49 on metacritic, with a tepid 8 million dollar opening weekend in North America, to call it a critical and commercial bomb would probably be understating matters. While this isn’t quite a disaster on the ...

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