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2018 Oscars: Did the WGA help clear up Best Picture?

Well…yes and no. The predictions of who would win the Writers Guild award for Original Screenplay were generally pretty varied among seasoned Oscarologists. Get Out, the winner, was seen as the favorite but there were also trumpets blared for Lady Bird‘s last stand to stake a claim of a guild win (it did not) and then the creeping feeling that ...

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WGA Awards: ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ ‘Get Out,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Topline Guild Wins

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) have chosen Call Me By Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics) and Get Out (Universal) as the best screenplays of 2017. They each also earned the most screenplay wins during critics’ season in their respective categories – Adapted and Original. They enter the Oscars as favorites but Original Screenplay is a much tougher category this year and ...

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2018 Oscars: Best Picture is beginning to take ‘Shape’

We’re just a month away from the 90th Academy Awards and…we sort of have a frontrunner now? The Directors Guild of America (DGA) bestowed their 70th honor to Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) this weekend. He also has the Golden Globe, Critics’ Choice and will probably win the BAFTA too, which should at least secure his position as ...

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Key Dates and Deadlines Between January 1st and the Oscars (March 4th)

It’s the new year and we now enter what is essentially Phase II of awards season. The majority of critics’ groups have announced winners (or at least nominees) with some still to reveal this month. But January is where the heavy hitters land with the televised awards: The Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice and the Screen Actors Guild. It’s also when ...

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WGA Television Nominations: Double Mentions for Handmaid’s Tale, GLOW; The Leftovers, Will & Grace Nodded

The Emmy-winning drama The Handmaid’s Tale earned two nominations from the Writers Guild of America today, in Drama Series and New Series. The Hulu show won the Drama Emmy earlier this year. Netflix’s GLOW also earned two nominations, in Comedy Series and New Series. It aired outside of last season’s Emmy eligibility and will compete next year. The Americans, Better ...

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2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar

2017/2018 Film Awards Calendar OCTOBER 2017 Gotham Award Nominations – October 19, 2017 NOVEMBER 2017 Producers Guild of America Documentary Nominations (PGA) – November 20, 2017 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations – November 21, 2017 Gotham Awards – November 27, 2017 National Board of Review (NBR) – November 28, 2017 New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) – November 30, 2017 ...

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