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Producers Guild of America (PGA): Understanding the Preferential Ballot

On Tuesday, the Producer’s Guild of America (PGA) released their nominations for best motion picture of the year. These are looked upon, given their impressive track record, with considerable interest. But they’re also going to be the first industry preferential ballot of the 2016-2017 season. This year’s race for Best Picture is looking very much like La La Land’s to lose; ...

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2016 INOCA Winners: Mad Max with 7, Carol with 6

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  After leading the 8th INOCA (International Online Cinema Awards) nominations with 12 apiece, Mad Max: Fury Road and Carol nearly split those wins down the middle with the two films dominating the awards and leaving only Inside Out with more than a single win. In all, Mad Max drove away with seven prizes, including Best Director for George Miller ...

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2016 Oscars: Trivia, History and Fun Facts

From left; Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant), Ex Machina, Spotlight

  We all knew that this year was going to produce a flurry of new records and stats and last night’s Oscar certainly didn’t disappoint. Here are some trivia highlights from the 88th Academy Awards. Keep checking back for updated facts and stats. Best Picture winner Spotlight becomes the 6th film to win BP and only one other award and the ...

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2016 Oscars: Spotlight Wins Best Picture, Leo Finally Gets His Oscar

Spotlight wins the 2016  Oscar for Best Picture

  Spotlight pulled out an 11th hour surprise by pulling out a Best Picture win with just one other award, Best Original Screenplay. That hasn’t happened since 1953 when The Greatest Show on Earth won essentially the same two awards (The Greatest Show on Earth won Best Writing, Motion Picture – an expired category). Spotlight‘s win keeps the history of ...

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Full list of 2016 BAFTA Awards WINNERS

Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Leonardo DiCaprio win BAFTAs for The Revenant

    THE REVENANT has won the BAFTA award for Best Film of 2015 and with it another four trophies, making it the most rewarded film of the night. Mad Max: Fury Road came in behind it with four wins – Editing, Production Design, Makeup & Hair and Costume Design. The two films went head to head in just four categories and they ...

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