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Oscar Podcast #62: FINAL Oscar Nomination Predictions plus PGA and SAG thoughts

It’s Wednesday, January 17th and this is the FINAL Oscar nomination predictions podcast of the 2017-2018 awards season. Through the roller-coaster of this awards season we found ourselves without a true frontrunner until really just this month in Three Billboards but, is it? Can Get Out, Lady Bird or The Shape of Water turn the tide? How did critical frontrunners ...

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Call Me By Your Name Leads Dorian Award Nominations

GALECA, the Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics (of which I am a voting member), announced its nominees for its Dorian awards today and Call Me By Your Name led the way with nine nominations including Film of the Year, Director of the Year and acting mentions for Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer and Michael Stuhlbarg. The sci-fi fantasy/romance The Shape of ...

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Iowa Film Critics Association (IFCA) loves Lady Bird

The Iowa Film Critics Association (IFCA) have bestowed their Best Film, Director and Actress awards to Lady Bird.   The group fell in line with the current batch of acting frontrunner from critics with Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) in Best Actor, Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project) in Supporting Actor and Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird). They also have a dubious prize ...

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‘Lady Bird’ Tops National Society of Film Critics Winners

The National Society of Film Critics has chosen, in a very close vote, Lady Bird as the Best Picture of 2017. The win lined up with the New York Film Critics Circle, where there are many crossover members. Since the NSFC releases their vote totals (which every awards body should do), we know it won by just two points over Get ...

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2017-2018 Build by Guild: Creating a Best Picture Nominee

It’s back, the Build by Guild: Creating a Best Picture nominee. Certain guilds will carry more weight than others; PGA, DGA, SAG over CSA for example. Placements will change, tiers will alter. Once the Best Picture Oscar nominees are announced the Build by Guild: Creating a Best Picture Winner will roll out. Check back here as guilds continue to announce their ...

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Casting Society of America (CSA) Artois Award Nominations

A handful of Oscar hopefuls added a guild nomination to their lists today, the Casting Society of America’s Artois Award. Among them: Dunkirk, The Post, Get Out, Lady Bird, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri, The Shape of Water and I, Tonya. Some high-profile misses today were The Big Sick, Mudbound, Call Me By Your Name and Darkest Hour. While not the most ...

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‘Get Out’ Dominates Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Winners

The Oklahoma Film Critics Circle have given Get Out their Best Film, Best First Feature Film, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Ensemble prizes. Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour), Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water), Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project) and Laurie Metcalf (Lady Bird) took the acting awards. Here is the full list of winners and runners-up. BEST FILM ...

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Producers Guild Nominations Preview and Predictions

The next major guild lined up for nominations, the Producers Guild of America, is set to reveal its choices for Theatrical, Animated and Documentary Motion Pictures on Friday and here is my preview and predictions of how these might look. The PGA membership sits at around 7,000, pretty close to the current number of AMPAS members. The Producers Guild Awards ...

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