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‘Amy,’ Marlon,’ ‘Look of Silence’ top IDA Nominations

The Independent Documentary Association (IDA) has tapped music and movie star bios along with a sequel (of sorts) to a previous Oscar-nominated doc among others as their choices for the best documentaries of 2015. All nominees are also on the official Oscar list of eligible documentaries in the race for the Documentary Feature Oscar. The nominees: Asif Kapadia’s Amy Stanley …

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New Pics of Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ with Joseph Gordon-Levitt

New set pics have emerged from the Oliver Stone film Snowden, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden, the CIA employee who leaked thousands of classified documents to the press and is currently in hiding. The film is currently shooting in Hong Kong with an expected release date of December 25, 2015. This puts Gordon-Levitt right in the mix for Best …

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AwardsWatch’s International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) Winners: Top Pick is Under the Skin Flick

Oscars, Schmoscars, The AwardsWatch INOCAs (International Online Cinema Awards) winners have been announced! Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel was the big winner, taking seven awards. It began with a field-best nine nominations,  only losing Film Editing and Original Score. All while being infamously snubbed in Best Picture. Under the Skin won Best Picture and Best Score, Marion Cotillard (Two …

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30th Independent Spirit Award Winner Predictions

Here are my surefire winner predictions for the 30th Independent Spirit Awards. It’s weird to think that there is a real possibility that all four acting winners here today could repeat at the Oscars tomorrow. Go independent film? 2014 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARD WINNER PREDICTIONS BEST FEATURE (Award given to the Producer. Executive Producers are not awarded.) Boyhood Producers: Richard Linklater, Jonathan …

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BAFTA Preview and Predictions: Will Birdman Continue Its Winning Streak?

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards are this Sunday and it finds itself with Oscar bloggers on the edge of their seats over the possibility of Birdman continuing its industry winning streak. After its PGA and SAG wins many of us have turned the corner on the possibility of Birdman taking the big prize at the …

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Nominations for TV: Jodie Foster Nodded Twice

The Directors Guild of America nominations for television, commercials and documentary feature films were revealed today by DGA president Paris Barclay. They include two nominations for Jodie Foster (in Drama Series for House of Cards and Comedy Series for Orange is the New Black), marking her first and second nomination from the Directors Guild. Homeland‘s comeback season netted two directing …

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American Sniper Shoots Down Selma in ACE Eddie Nominations

Now that the haze of champagne has worn off, it’s time to get back to business. It’s guilds time! Kicking off the industry’s parade of branch-specific awards today was the American Cinema Editors guild, who released their nominations in four categories today for the award with the cutest name of the season, the ACE Eddie Award. The most important ones …

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