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Get Out, Girls Trip, Three Billboards win African-American Film Critics Association awards

The African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) has chosen Get Out as the Best Picture of 2017, also awarding the film Best Director (Jordan Peele), Best Actor (Daniel Kaluuya) and another for Peele’s screenplay. Despite some post-release controversy and backlash both Detroit and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won prizes today. Detroit for its Ensemble and Song and Three Billboards for …

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2018 Oscar Predictions: THE SCREENPLAYS (November)

Adapted Screenplay is a weird category this year. Once you get past our predicted top 5 it’s like pulling teeth to find likely contenders. Even the top 5 itself doesn’t ‘look’ right other than #1 Call Me By Your Name. Not only is it not vulnerable, it’s such a clear and far out frontrunner that this category barely needs other …

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Oscar Podcast #57: Entering Awards Season Without a Frontrunner

It’s the first Oscar podcast after the big summer film festivals – Venice, Telluride and Toronto – and usually by now we have a frontrunner. But not this year. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water won the Golden Lion at Venice and Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won the People’s Choice Award at Toronto. Both are from …

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