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FINAL 2019 Oscar Predictions: DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

Free Solo (NatGeo) A complicated category in a banner year for documentaries with precursor wins going to films not even nominated. PGA and DGA went to Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and Three Identical Strangers, respectively, but Free Solo came out on top at BAFTA. I can see RBG getting a lot of votes for its topicality and as a …

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Interview: Betsy West and Julie Cohen, Oscar-nominated directors of ‘RBG’

Betsy West and Julie Cohen (Photo by Patrick Lewis/Starpix/REX/Shutterstock) At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed abreathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without adefinitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quietwarrior’s rise to the nation’s highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of …

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Academy backtracks; All Oscar-nominated songs will be performed

Not long after it was leaked (intentionally?) that only two Original Songs would be performed at this year’s Oscars and encountered tons of backlash, the Academy did an about face and now Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls) will be performing the song “I’ll Fight” from the Oscar-nominated documentary feature of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, RBG, and written by 10-time …

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2019 Oscars: Listen to the 15 Eligible Original Song Contenders

Troye Sivan – “Revelation” from Boy Erased The Academy announced the shortlist of 15 songs that will compete for an Oscar nomination next month and you can listen to them all right here.  From Grammy-winning legends like Dolly Parton, Kendrick Lamar and Diane Warren to newcomers like Troye Sivan, Arlissa and The Coup and the comeback of Sade, this list …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: ORIGINAL SCORE and ORIGINAL SONG (November)

If Beale Street Could Talk and A Star Is Born remain atop the Original Score and Original Song chart for November. This month sees a move into the top 5 for Black Panther, which would be a first Oscar nomination for composer Ludwig Göransson, who previously scored Creed, Venom earlier this fall and Creed II which opens this weekend. Max Richter …

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Producers Guild of America (PGA) Documentary Finalists

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (Focus Features) The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced seven finalists for the PGA award for Documentary Feature today.  They are: The Dawn WallFree SoloHalInto the OkavangoRBGThree Identical StrangersWon’t You Be My Neighbor? With the previously announced nominations by Cinema Eye Honors and Independent Documentary Association only one film has landed on all three …

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