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Rachel Morrison (Mudbound) makes history as American Society of Cinematographers first female nominee

Rachel Morrison (Mudbound) broke through one of many glass ceilings in Hollywood by becoming the first female nominee from the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) in the group’s 32-year history. The Oscars, in 89 years, have never nominated a woman in that category. Morrison’s next film is the Marvel blockbuster Black Panther.   Four cinematographers selected as this year’s ASC ...

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Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) Winners

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) have chosen The Shape of Water as the best film of 2017. They also awarded the film their Best Director prize over their sole female nominee, Greta Gerwig). Gerwig was given the group’s Best Woman Director and Woman Screenwriter awards for Lady Bird.   Nomination leader Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri managed just ...

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2018 BAFTA Nominations: ‘Shape of Water’ Leads with 12; ‘Get Out,’ ‘Lady Bird’ Shut Out of Top Awards

The nominations for the 2018 EE BAFTA awards were announced and The Shape of Water leads all film with 12 nominations, including Best Film, Director, Actress and Original Screenplay. Two films share the second highest nomination total, nine – Darkest Hour and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Blade Runner 2049 and Dunkirk grabbed eight nominations apiece.   There were two glaring ...

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The Best, the Worst and the Firsts at the Golden Globes

From the red carpet to the opening monologue to nearly every single speech, this year’s Golden Globes were never more a product of such a specific time and movement. With every actor and actress, in an unprecedented move, eschewing the raucous reds, blistering blues and graphic greens gowns of carpets past and instead donning all black in solidarity and support ...

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‘Three Billboards’ Wins Golden Globe Best Picture, Actress, Supporting Actor, Screenplay

Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri came out on top as the Hollywood Foreign Press awarded the Fox Searchlight dark comedy its top awards, including Best Motion Picture – Drama, Actress, Supporting Actress and Screenplay.   The show began with host Seth Meyers skewering Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and the sexual harassment allegations that have awakened Hollywood’s explosive action ...

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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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Oscar Podcast #61: Golden Globe Winner Predictions

This 61st podcast is focused on the Golden Globe Awards this Sunday, January 7th and our winner predictions. I am joined by Gold Rush Gang member Matt Dinn and we break down what is one of the most competitive, up in the air awards seasons in years, in almost every category. Will there be a sweep like La La Land last year ...

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