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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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Motion Picture Sound Editors Winners: Birdman, American Sniper, Unbroken

The winners of the 62nd annual Golden Reels, the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) awards, honored the year’s best work in the various areas of sound editing: Dialogue & ADR, Effects & Foley, and Music. Last year’s winners in the two major categories, Dialogue & ADR and Effects and Foley, went to Captain Phillips and Gravity, respectively. This year, Unbroken and American …

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2015 Oscar Poll: Who Will Win the Screen Actors Guild Award (SAG)?

After the PGA on Saturday, the Screen Actors Guild will follow suit and Sunday, and just like with the producers, we also want you to tell us who you think the actors will choose from amidst their own in the five film categories they award. We’ll readily admit, some of these categories look pretty much set. But who do you think …

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The Oscar Race: Can The Imitation Game Beat Boyhood?

A funny thing happened with the Oscar nominations this morning. The Grand Budapest Hotel racked up a bunch of mentions in all major and tech categories, except no acting nods. Birdman also grabbed a ton, including three acting nominations, but not one for Film Editing. Boyhood got six; Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, Film Editing and both Supporting categories. Then The …

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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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