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‘Black Panther,’ ‘Beale Street’ lead Black Reel Awards nominations

Black Panther If Beale Street Could Talk The largest grossing domestic film of the year, Marvel’s Black Panther continued it’s historic run as it shattered the record for most nominations in a single year. Director Ryan Coogler’s cultural touchstone secured 17 nominations to top Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls’ previous record of 14 from the group. Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could …

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SAG Noms: 10 Biggest Snubs and Surprises

Bohemian Rhapsody (20th Century Fox) It’s no secret that the Screen Actors Guild, which is comprised of over 160,000 members of SAG and AFTRA (American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) utilizes a randomly selected group of about 2000 members – the SAG nom comm – to come up with the yearly nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards.  In …

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Philadelphia Film Critics: ‘ROMA’ Best Picture, Barry Jenkins Best Director, Viola Davis Best Actress

ROMABarry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk)Viola Davis (Widows) The Philadelphia Film Critics Circle has chosen ROMA as the best film of 2018, Barry Jenkins as Best Director (If Beale Street Could Talk), Viola Davis (Widows) as Best Actress and Christian Bale (Vice) as Best Actor. Here is their full list of winners. Best Movie: ROMA Best Director: Barry Jenkins, If Beale …

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National Board of Review (NBR) Predictions

The National Board of Review (NBR) is set to kickstart the 2018-2019 awards season with its 88th year of handing out awards for the best in film. In their first year, 1930, they named the top 10 films of the year and the top 5 foreign language films. They are the oldest organization outside of the Academy to do so …

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Frontrunner Friday: The Impact of AFI Fest and Spirit Awards noms

This week saw the second half of AFI FEST bring us two long-awaited world premieres that could impact many Oscar categories: Mimi Leder’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic On the Basis of Sex (review here) starring Academy Award nominee Felicity Jones and Josie Rourke’s feature film directorial debut Mary Queen of Scots (review forthcoming) about the Queen Anne/Queen Elizabeth I rivalry …

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Interview: ‘Widows’ film composer, Oscar winner Hans Zimmer

With over 150 films to his name, Hans Zimmer is one of the most prolific and most recognizable name in film composing. From his Oscar and Grammy-winning score for The Lion King to the often used pieces from The Thin Red Line and of course, the ‘BRAAMM’ from Inception, Zimmer’s scores are a cultural touchstone, a zeitgeist that reaches beyond …

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