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BAFTA Preview and Predictions

As we enter the final stretch of the Oscar race we come to the BAFTAs (British Academy of Film and Television Arts), the last stop of the precursor train. Often, by the time we get to the BAFTAs we’ve seen the same winners so many times that there is little left in the room for surprise. That’s a little different …

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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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CDG Nominations: Spandex and Cowboy Hats

One more set of nominations today, this time from the guild that designs pretty clothes, the Costume Designers Guild. These folks always have three categories for film, Period, Fantasy, and Contemporary. It’s the first category that usually does best when it comes to the actual Oscar nominations, so expect at least three or four of those to show up on …

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BAFTA nominations: Hustle, Wolf soar. Her and Dallas biggest losers

We are still trying to let these sink in, but the BAFTA nominations have sure shaken things up a bit. Just some short observations right now (expect much more discussion about these in an upcoming podcast): American Hustle and The Wolf Of Wall Street did excellent here, especially the former, which grabbed nominations in all four acting categories. Meanwhile, DiCaprio …

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