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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (November)

Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk) holds a commanding lead in Best Director once again, this time free of the tie with Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water), who falls back to #2. The never-nominated Nolan is all but assured his place at the Best Director table after his perceived snubs for The Dark Knight and Inception, both of which earned a ...

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Cannes 2017: Did Any of the Winners Start Their Oscar Campaigns?

The 2017 Cannes Film Festival has wrapped with more than a few surprises when the winners were announced at the Closing Ceremony last night. Many had expected the French 90s-era AIDS drama 120 Battements par minute (Beats Per Minute) from Robin Campillo to triumph but that film ended up with the Grand Prize of the Jury (2nd place, essentially) while ...

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Oscar Profile: The Beguiled

The Beguiled Focus Features – limited 6/23, wider 6/30 Dir: Sofia Coppola Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell What It’s About: Based on the novel by Thomas Cullinan and previously made into a film by Clint Eastwood, Oscar-winner Sofia Coppola adapts this post-Civil War western/thriller about a house of sheltered women (led by Oscar winner Nicole Kidman) ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Predictions for Television

  Proving once again that television is a medium of exploding diversity and opportunity (as opposed to feature film), the nominees for outstanding directing in television are packed with women and non-white minorities in a way the Oscars can only dream to be. In the category of Movies for Television and Miniseries alone women make up three of the five ...

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67th Cannes Film Festival Complete Jury Revealed

The complete Cannes Film Festival jury was revealed this morning and the group is as eclectic as its been in many years. Previous Cannes winners will sit alongside respected filmmakers and actors in what could be a divisive and exciting amount of deliberation come awards time. The list: Jane CAMPION – President Carole BOUQUET – French actress Sofia COPPOLA – ...

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