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7 Advance in Race for Makeup & Hairstyling Oscar incl. Black Mass, The Revenant, Mr. Holmes

  LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Black Mass” “Concussion” “Legend” “Mad Max: Fury Road” “Mr. Holmes” “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared” “The …

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305 Films to Compete for 2016 Oscars

305 films have been deemed eligible to compete for the 2016 Oscars, down from 323 last year. For the full list go here. To be eligible, a film must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31st, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days. The Academy defines a feature film as one …

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2015/2016 ‘Who Got What’ List: SAG, Golden Globe, BFCA & BAFTA

  It’s time for the annual Who Got What? list of performances that hit the major precursors: Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Golden Globe, BFCA and BAFTA. Inevitably, one or more of these folks that hit even all four is likely to miss out on an Oscar nomination in favor of a late-breaking performance with momentum or possibly voter fatigue. Last …

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2016 Oscars: SAG/GG Post-Mortem and Michael Shannon?

  With the two major critics groups (LAFCA and NYFCC), the National Board of Review (NBR), Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and now The Golden Globes having had their say on winners and nominees for 2015 films it’s time to where things are. I’ll do another post-mortem once the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) and …

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2016 OSCARS: 20 Films in the Running for Visual Effects Oscar incl. Star Wars, Jurassic World, Mad Max

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Ant-Man” “Avengers: Age of Ultron” “Bridge of Spies” “Chappie” “Everest” “Ex Machina” “Furious 7” “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” …

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Universal Hits Awards Trail with Blockbusters and Best Picture Hopes

  After breaking all box office records with its massive hits Jurassic World, Furious 7, Minions and Straight Outta Compton, Universal Pictures is now setting out for Oscar glory with the For Your Consideration page of its 2015 films. With films crossing multiple genres, the studio stands a chance at some major hardware this season after a last year saw …

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A24 First Studio of the Season To Launch Awards Page

  After just missing the mark with Spring Breakers in 2013 and A Most Violent Year last year, up and coming indie studio A24 isn’t messing around this year and becomes the first studio to launch its For Your Consideration awards site. A24 has a very robust batch of films to campaign for this year, including the Amy Winehouse documentary …

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