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2018-2019 Guild-Industry-Televised Awards: Where We Stand

We now have the Golden Globes and the Critics’ Choice winners with PGA, DGA, SAG and BAFTA to come. Here is where the Best Picture, Director and acting races look in terms of nominations and wins. A Star Is Born still leads in terms of nominations (with a perfect track record) but ROMA and Alfonso Cuarón are pulling out ahead …

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Brad Pitt hosts ‘Beale Street’ Reception, Screening as Oscar Voting

From left: Joi McMillon, (behind) Kenneth Walker, Nicholas Britell, Barry Jenkins, Brad Pitt, (behind) James Laxton and Caroline Eselin at the If Beale Street Could Talk reception hosted by Pitt This weekend, Los Angeles was lit up by stars on the ground as the final weekend of Oscar campaigning for nominations resulted in a supernova of receptions, screenings, talent and …

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Nick Vallelonga, the writer of ‘Green Book,’ under fire for racist tweet

Nick Vallelonga on stage at last weekend’s Golden Globes where he won Best Screenplay for Green Book A tweet from 2015 resurfaced of Vallelonga supporting President Trump’s claim that Muslims in New Jersey cheered the fall of the towers on 9/11 Just three days after Green Book won three awards at the Golden Globes, including Best Motion Picture and Best …

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2019 Oscars: 347 Films Eligible for Best Picture Oscar

347 feature films are eligible for the 91st Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. To be eligible for 91st Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by December 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days. Under Academy rules, a feature-length motion …

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2019 Oscars: Listen to the 15 Eligible Original Song Contenders

Troye Sivan – “Revelation” from Boy Erased The Academy announced the shortlist of 15 songs that will compete for an Oscar nomination next month and you can listen to them all right here.  From Grammy-winning legends like Dolly Parton, Kendrick Lamar and Diane Warren to newcomers like Troye Sivan, Arlissa and The Coup and the comeback of Sade, this list …

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2019 Oscar Shortlists: The Snubs (Paddington 2, Incredibles 2) and the Surprises (Ayka, Annihilation)

 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced shortlists in consideration for the 91st Oscars® in nine categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film and Visual Effects.  To download shortlists by category, visit Oscars.org/91st-oscars-shortlists. Check updated Oscar predictions, including December charts, starting …

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9 Scientific and Technical Achievements Honored with Academy Awards

Curtis Clark to receive John A. Bonner Award The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that nine scientific and technical achievements represented by 27 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. In addition, cinematographer Curtis Clark will receive the John …

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BREAKING: Kevin Hart Is OUT as Oscars Host

Kevin Hart has stepped down as the host of the 91st Academy Awards, a job he held for two days.  When The Academy pressed the comedian to apologize to the LGBTQ community for his past comments or step down, the actor/comedian refused. When Hart announced in an Instagram post that he was going to host the Oscars, I took Twitter to …

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20 Advance in Visual Effects Oscar Race: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Isle of Dogs,’ ‘Mary Poppins,’ more

Isle of DogsMary Poppins Returns 20 films will compete for a Visual Effects Oscar nomination, the Academy announced today. They include Black Panther, Isle of Dogs, Mary Poppins Returns and A Quiet Place.  Curiously missing from the list was Annihilation. Alex Garland’s previous film, Ex Machina, was a surprise Oscar winner in this category for 2015. Also missing was high …

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2019 Oscars: Fantastic Oscar hosts and where to find them

Twitter has spoken: Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Avengers, Tiffany Haddish & Maya Rudolph, and John Mulaney & Nick Kroll should be considered as Oscar hosts Yesterday I was thinking about how strange it was that it was almost December and we still had no announcement of an Oscars host. Last year we knew it was Jimmy Kimmel way back in May …

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