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2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Director – Iñárritu Way Out in Front

  With his DGA and Golden Globe wins under his belt there’s very little in the way of Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant) winning his second Best Director Oscar in a row. This would put him in same group as John Ford and Joseph Mancewicz. He could still do this without The Revenant winning Best Picture but even that is starting to ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) WINNERS – Iñárritu Makes History

  Alejandro G. Iñárritu made history tonight by becoming the only director in the Directors Guild’s 68 years to win back to back awards. He won last year for Birdman and won again tonight for The Revenant. We now have a completely topsy-turvy Oscar race with a different film each winning the top three guilds. The Big Short won PGA, ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Preview and Prediction

  After the wins for The Big Short at the PGA and Spotlight at SAG, all eyes are focused on the Directors Guild of America with laser intensity. The winner here could tip the balance in favor of one of those films and finally give us a solid Best Picture frontrunner (a mere three weeks before the Oscars), or keep ...

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Shocks and Surprises We Could See at Tomorrow’s Oscar Nominations

We know that every year we have huge surprise nominees and even more, shocking snubs, at the Oscar nominations. This year, the craziest year I think I’ve ever seen in my years of Oscar watching, is going to prove no different. Although, the craziness of this season could be preparing us for those shocks. Best Picture alone is a stressful ...

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2015-2016 Awards Tally: Who’s Won What?

  Here’s who’s won the critics and industry awards so far this season, leading up to the big one – The Oscars. After dominating the critics awards, Mad Max: Fury Road and Spotlight took a back seat to The Big Short, which won the Producers Guild of America award, the most surefire precursor to the Best Picture Oscar. But then, ...

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MVFF38 Review: ‘Spotlight’

  Telling the story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe reporters whose 2001 investigation broke through the systemic cover-up of Catholic priests sexually abusing kids and being shuttled around to different parishes for protection is not an easy gamble. Ultra-sensitive material and a tendency for stories like this to glamorize the job over the story happen all the time. Not ...

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