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NAACP Image Award Nominations – Film and Television

The NAACP Image Award nominations for film and television were announced today with Selma dominating the Film side with eight nominations. Curiously, or maybe not, it missed out on a Screenplay nomination for Paul Webb. Clearly the animus against him for his sole credit of the screenplay, despite a complete re-write from director Ava DuVernay, is starting to come back …

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Oscar Hopefuls Populate AFI’s Top 10 Films of 2014 (Er, Top 11)

After a flurry of critics groups announced winners this weekend, the American Film Institute (AFI) announced their top 10 films of 2014. Make that a top 11. For the first time in their history, they had a tie so we have a top 11 list. Not a whole lot of surprises, most of the same big names being tossed around …

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2014 Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) Nominations

The Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) has revealed its nominations and they’re kind of amazing. Making LA and NY look pretty pedestrian by comparison, the OFCS have opted for some exciting choices in Best Picture like Under the Skin, Mommy, Nightcrawler and Two Days, One Night. Boyhood is still a strong leader in these nominations (as the film has been …

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Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC) Winners: Boyhood Tops the List

The Boston Society of Film Critics have given Boyhood the top prize at their annual awards today. The film is carving a path through this critics season that doesn’t look to be slowing down at all. Previously they’ve bestowed Best Picture wins on 12 Years a Slave (2013), Zero Dark Thirty (2012), The Artist (2011) and The Social Network (2010). Boyhood …

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Los Angeles Film Critics Association Winners

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association revealed their 2014 winners today and Boyhood continued its domination, winning Best Picture, Director and surprisingly, Best Actress for Patricia Arquette. Her wins and nominations so far this season have all been in supporting And it thwarted Julianne Moore who ended up in 2nd place. Other surprises came in the form of a Best Supporting …

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Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) Nominations

The Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association revealed their nominations today and at first glance they seem pretty normal and expected but if you dig a bit deeper you’ll find some exciting nominations in the form of Scarlett Johansson in Best Actress (for Under the Skin), Andy Serkis in Best Supporting Actor (for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) …

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Selma, Mr. Turner, Theory of Everything Ineligible for WGA Awards

As it happens every year, a handful of Oscar hopefuls are not going to hear their names called out when the Writers Guild of America announces their nominations on January 7th. The WGA has always ended up with more than a few headscratchers in their nominations and it’s largely due to the strict rules governing their awards. If the writer …

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National Board of Review Winners: A Most Violent Year is Tops

The oldest organization of film award givers have spoken and A Most Violent Year is their Best Film of 2014. The film manages three major wins today, adding Best Actor for Oscar Isaac (in a tie with Michael Keaton for Birdman) and Jessica Chastain taking Best Supporting Actress. This year’s winners have provided a wealth of shockers and not a …

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Producers Guild Announces Nominees for Documentary Feature, TV Series/Specials and Digital Series

LOS ANGELES (December 1, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today its Documentary Motion Pictures, Television Series/Specials, and Digital Series nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards. All other nominations and the names of the eligible producers for the Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures will be …

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Gotham Award Winners: Birdman Bests the Boy

The Gotham Independent Film Awards, selected by distinguished juries and presented in New York City, the home of independent film, are the first honors of the film awards season. This public showcase honors the filmmaking community, expands the audience for independent films, and supports the work that IFP does behind the scenes throughout the year to bring such films to …

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