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87th Academy Award Winners: Birdman Soars

Birdman won Best Picture at the 87th Academy Awards, ending a 34-year streak since a film has won the top prize at the Oscars with a Film Editing nomination. The last Best Picture winner to do that was 1980’s Ordinary People. This was Fox Searchlight’s 2nd Best Picture winner in a row after triumphing with 12 Years a Slave last year. With Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel, …

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2015 BAFTA Winners: Boyhood Plucks Birdman’s Wings

The EE British Academy Film Awards have chosen Boyhood as the best film of 2014. The film also won Director for Richard Linklater and Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette. The awards began with The Grand Budapest Hotel and Whiplash laying waste to the competition, devouring the tech awards between just the two of them until Birdman came along for its …

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‘Birdman,’ Guardians of the Galaxy,’ ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Win Art Directors Guild Awards

Birdman, Guardians of the Galaxy and The Grand Budapest Hotel won their respective categories with the Art Directors Guild on Saturday evening, with Guardians being a bit of a surprise champion. Competing in the Fantasy category, it bested Interstellar and Into the Woods (both Oscar nominated) for the award. Birdman and The Grand Budapest, winning Contemporary and Period were expected …

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2015 Oscars: The Gold Rush Gang’s 87th Academy Award Winner Predictions

The Oscar nominations are in and the guilds are starting to help shape the race…or are they? Is Birdman going to topple Boyhood with its PGA and SAG wins? Is Eddie Redmayne the new lock in Best Actor? Bookmark this page right here for the Gold Rush Gang’s winner predictions for the 87th Academy Awards. BEST PICTURE BEST DIRECTOR BEST …

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Leads Visual Effects Society Noms with 5, Game of Thrones Leads TV

The Visual Effects Society has announced their nominations for Film, Television and Other Media today and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes leads with five, including the top award of Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Photoreal/Live Action Feature Motion Picture. Not far behind, The Hobbit and Interstellar come in with four each. X-Men and Edge of Tomorrow have three apiece. Of the 10 films eligible …

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‘American Sniper,’ ‘Birdman,’ ‘Guardians’ among 2014 Cinema Audio Society (CAS) nominations

The Cinema Audio Society has announced nominees in six categories, two for film and four for television for their 51st Annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for 2014. “This year’s nominations reflect the outstanding sound mixing being done in both film and television as determined by the voting members of the Cinema Audio Society,” said CAS president …

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‘Into the Woods’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Lead Make-up & Hairstyling Guild Noms

Despite inexplicably not qualifying for the Oscar version of this category, Into the Woods nabbed three nominations from the Make-up & Hairstyling guild this morning; Best Period/Character Make-up, Best Special Effects Make-up and Best Period and/or Character Hairstyling. Guardians also picked up three and The Theory of Everything received two nominations. Interstellar received a mention in the Contemporary category, marking …

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