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DGA Awards: Guilllermo del Toro is 2018 Directors Guild Winner

  The Directors Guild of America have given Guillermo del Toro their top prize, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film, for his romance fantasy The Shape of Water. The film recently won the Producers Guild award and is cementing itself the Best Picture frontrunner just a month out from the Oscars. Only four movies have ever won DGA and PGA (not including ...

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2018 Oscar Winner Predictions in ALL Categories

Here are the 2018 Oscar winner predictions from the Gold Rush Gang in all 24 categories for Friday, February 2, 2018. You can read breakdowns of the top 8 categories below. BEST PICTURE | BEST DIRECTOR | BEST ACTOR | BEST ACTRESS | SUPPORTING ACTOR I SUPPORTING ACTRESS | ADAPTED SCREENPLAY | ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY CINEMATOGRAPHY ERIK ANDERSON BRYAN BONAFEDE GREG HOWARD EVAN KOST JASON OSIASON KENNETH POLISHCHUK DENIZCAN SÜRÜCÜ RICHARD ANTHONY ŞÜKRÜ ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY – Four Contenders and the Best Picture Connection

There probably isn’t a tougher category than Original Screenplay, as our divisive rankings show. The top four contenders aren’t just all possibilities here, they’re also all legitimate contenders for Best Picture and looking at the recent trend of Best Picture winners, it’s a screenplay win that is its closest ally. This is an extraordinarily loaded category in that there are ...

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Dorian Awards Winners: LGBTQ Critics (GALECA) Go Wilde for ‘Call Me By Your Name’

‘Call Me By Your Name’ is Best Film, Greta Gerwig Takes Best Director ‘Get Out’ Auteur Jordan Peele Scores Best Screenplay and More Sally Hawkins Wins Best Actress, Timothée Chalamet is Both Best Actor and Rising Star ‘American Gods,’ Kyle MacLachlan, Samantha Bee, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Rule TV Categories Meryl Streep is Group’s Latest ‘Timeless Star’ Honoree GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTRESS – Allison Janney goes for the gold

The similarities between the Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress races this year are striking; the current frontrunners are not the critics’ favorites but somehow turned things around once the televised awards started and took their more over-the-top characters to the stage, grabbing trophy after trophy as their more subtle competitors’ sat watching from the sidelines. Right now, Allison Janney (I, ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: SUPPORTING ACTOR – Sam Rocks Well

Sam Rockwell (Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri) maintains a solidly perfect score at #1 while critics’ favorite Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project) is #2 across the board. Something drastic would need to happen to change those up and it’s not impossible. The backlash against Three Billboards and its depiction of racism, while featuring very little attention to its meager black ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS – Frances McDormand Takes No Prisoners

Like Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) in Best Actor, Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) has dominated awards season by winning the Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice and Screen Actors Guild awards. She’s a previous Best Actress winner (for 1995’s Fargo), a general recluse who is happy to “come out of the woods and be invited to the party” and a distinct voice among actors that provides ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR – del Toro in the driver’s seat

Just as The Shape of Water leads in Best Picture, Guillermo del Toro is unanimously out in front for Best Director. del Toro has earned the most directing wins from critics this season, plus the Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice. He is heavily predicted to win the Directors Guild prize next weekend. With Three Billboards‘ Martin McDonagh out of the ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions: BEST PICTURE – The Shape of Water Leads

The first round of Best Picture Oscar winner predictions for the 90th Academy Awards are in and the Gold Rush Gang sees The Shape of Water taking the crown as of today. The film has the Producers Guild and Art Directors guild awards right now, with many more to roll out in February, including the Directors Guild and Writers Guild. ...

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