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PGA Preview and Winner Prediction: Spotlight, The Revenant or The Big Short?

  The Producers Guild of America announces their winner this Saturday with the Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures and there are never been a more contentious year in recent memory as this one. There are three legitimate contenders for this prize in Spotlight, The Big Short and The Revenant. Even Mad Max: Fury Road ...

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National Board of Review (NBR) Predictions: Will Warner Bros Go 3/3 Again?

  The National Board of Review will reveal their 2015 winners tomorrow and I have predictions ready to go for you right here. The NBR, although not film critics (as listed on their website: “film enthusiasts, filmmakers, professionals, academics and students”), were established in 1909 and are the oldest organization to give out film awards. They routinely are the first ...

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When Oscar Bait Fails: How Film Festival Response Makes or Breaks a Film

  What has happened to this Oscar season? The Toronto International Film Festival, currently underway, is normally the jumping off point, or in some cases the breeding ground, for the season’s major Oscar players and for the most part many of them are here. But one by one, they’ve been shot down, bang bang. Hype and hope collided and didn’t ...

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Gold Rush Gang 2016 Oscar Predictions: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (August)

Robert De Niro (Joy) sees his lead increase, putting his vote total to a near perfect score and maintaining his #1 status. His strength in this race has been one of the most consistent in the early season. His Oscar comeback in Silver Linings Playbook (also from #1 director David O. Russell) could have put him on track for a ...

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2015 Oscars: American Sniper takes a shot at box-office records

At an estimated, jaw-dropping $90.2 million, American Sniper’s opening weekend ranks among the most perplexing, mind-boggling box office stories in modern Hollywood history. It’s the kind of number that shatters all precedence and creates its own, one that will make it nearly impossible to predict where the movie goes from here. Why is this so shocking? How high can it ...

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National Board of Review Predictions

  The New York Film Critics Circle spoke today, anointing Boyhood as the #1 film of 2014, will the National Board of Review follow suit? Established in 1909, the NBR are the oldest organization that gives out film awards. From their website: For over 104 years the National Board of Review has dedicated its efforts to the support of film, ...

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