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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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The Oscar Race: Can The Imitation Game Beat Boyhood?

A funny thing happened with the Oscar nominations this morning. The Grand Budapest Hotel racked up a bunch of mentions in all major and tech categories, except no acting nods. Birdman also grabbed a ton, including three acting nominations, but not one for Film Editing. Boyhood got six; Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, Film Editing and both Supporting categories. Then The …

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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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Writers Guild of America TV Nominations

The Writers Guild of America has announced its nominees for the best written television of 2014 and Amazon’s comedy Transparent walked away with the most mentions, three (for Comedy Series, Episodic Comedy and New Series). Modern Family scored two nominations in the Episodic Comedy category but failed to net a Comedy Series mention. Orange is the New Black made both …

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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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Tilda Swinton and Bennett Miller to be feted at 24th Gotham Awards

New York, NY (October 2, 2014) – The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the nation’s premier member organization of independent storytellers, announced today that Tilda Swinton will be presented with the Actor Tribute at the 24th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards set for Monday, December 1st at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Bennett Miller will be awarded the Director Tribute. They will …

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