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Las Vegas Critics Go Ga-Ga for La La Land

La La Land danced its way into the hearts of Las Vegas Film Critics, taking home seven awards including; Best Picture, Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Score, Song, Art Direction and Best Director for Damien Chazelle. Manchester by the Sea garnished three awards with Casey Affleck winning as Best Actor and Lucas Hedges with the Youth in Film Award. Natalie Portman as …

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Chicago Film Critics Choose Moonlight as 2016’s Best Picture

The Chicago Film Critics Association has announced their winners for the best in film for 2016 and Moonlight is their Best Picture. The film also won Best Director for Barry Jenkins and Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali. Manchester by the Sea won the most awards, four, including Best Actor for Casey Affleck and Best Supporting Actress for Michelle Williams. …

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La La Land Leads 2016 Phoenix Film Critics Society Nominations

La La Land leads the Phoenix Film Critics Society nominations with 13. Winners will be announced December 20th. BEST PICTURE A Monster Calls Arrival Florence Foster Jenkins Hacksaw Ridge Hell or High Water La La Land Manchester By The Sea Moonlight Nocturnal Animals Sing Street BEST DIRECTOR Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge David Mackenzie – Hell or High Water Damien …

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Critics Choice + Golden Globe + Screen Actors Guild: Who’s Got ‘Em

One of the more fun elements I have every awards season is compiling lists and groupings of the major precursors to help see patterns and define predictions. There is no scientific method to this and every year sees major outliers and influences that don’t fit nicely onto a list or a nifty graphic. But lists and nifty graphics are kind …

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San Diego Film Critics Society Winners: Hell or High Water Rises

  Best Picture: HELL OR HIGH WATER Runner Up: LA LA LAND Best Director: David Mackenzie, HELL OR HIGH WATER Runner Up: Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND Best Actor, Male: Casey Affleck, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Runner Up: Viggo Mortensen, CAPTAIN FANTASTIC Best Actor, Female: Sonia Braga, AQUARIUS Runner Up: Emma Stone, LA LA LAND Best Supporting Actor, Male – Tied: Ben Foster, HELL OR HIGH WATER & Mahershala …

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2016 African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA): Moonlight, Fences, Loving, Hidden Figures Shine

The winners of the 8th African American Film Critics Associations have been announced with Moonlight taking Picture, Director, Supporting Actor, Independent Film and a shared win with Hidden Figures for Janelle Monáe’s breakout in both films. Loving and Fences were also recognized in top categories and the animated film Zootopia, with its race and class-based theme, won Animated Film. Ava DuVernay’s …

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