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Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Assocation DORIAN Award Winners

HOLLYWOOD, CA / Tuesday, January 21, 2014 — In an awards season marked by a neck-and-neck run for best film honors, the Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association named director Steve McQueen’s tragic slavery-era drama 12 Years a Slave as their annual Dorian Awards’ pick for Film of the Year. The group’s Dorian Award for Film Performance of the Year …

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Producers Guild Winner(s): Things Just Got a Whole Lot Harder

A tie. A statistical tie. Both Gravity and 12 Years a Slave were announced the winners last night, to the shock of everyone. A first for the Producers Guild of America and a monkey wrench in this Oscar season that is both frustrating and exciting. Since 2009 the Producers Guild has decided on their winners like the Oscar’s, with a …

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PGA Preview: A Tale of Three Films

With the Screen Actors Guild kicking off the industry awards last night (aka, the real road to the Oscars), the Producers Guild have their say tonight and the race is between Golden Globe Comedy and SAG Ensemble winner American Hustle, Golden Globe Drama and BFCA Best Picture winner 12 Years a Slave and mega-blockbuster Gravity. At this point in the …

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Critics’ Choice Awards, or how 12YAS did well in the wrong place

In the wake of the Oscar nomination, the Broadcast Film Critics Association held their annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards last night. One can question their usefulness in predicting the Oscars now that they were held after the nominations were revealed, especially since 12 Years A Slave, which underperformed on nomination morning, did comparatively well here, winning Best Picture, Best Supporting …

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Megan Ellison: From Heiress to Oscar Winner (Well, in March)

Double Oscar nominee Megan Ellison. Following up her Oscar nomination last year for producing Zero Dark Thirty, that’s how she can be referred to as of this morning. Both American Hustle and Her netted Best Picture mentions with Ellison as a producer. With Hustle now the odds-on favorite to win that moniker could change on March 2nd to Oscar-winner Megan …

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Jennifer Lawrence: This Girl is On Fire

Jennifer Lawrence made Oscar history today by becoming the youngest person to garner three Academy Award nominations (she’s just 23) and the youngest to get a nomination after a win.  Her performance in American Hustle currently stands as the 5th most rewarded so far this season (just behind Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong’o, Jared Leto and Cate Blanchett), including winning the …

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Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) Nominations: 12 Years a Slave, Captain Phillips and Gravity Sound Good

Los Angeles—January 15, 2014—The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) today announces nominees for the 61st MPSE Golden Reel Awards in feature film categories. Nominees represent the work of the world’s most talented film editors and their contributions to the best films of the past year. Nominations for television, animation and computer entertainment categories will be announced on Friday, January 17th. “2013 …

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Visual Effects Society (VES) 2014 Film Nominations: Also the Number of Nominations Given Out By the VES

Gravity Leads the Feature Film Nominations; Frozen and The Croods are Top Animated Film Contenders Los Angeles (January 14, 2014) – Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional honorary society, announced the nominees for the 12th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials and video …

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