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WGA Awards: ‘Call Me By Your Name,’ ‘Get Out,’ ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Topline Guild Wins

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) have chosen Call Me By Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics) and Get Out (Universal) as the best screenplays of 2017. They each also earned the most screenplay wins during critics’ season in their respective categories – Adapted and Original. They enter the Oscars as favorites but Original Screenplay is a much tougher category this year and …

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Writers Guild of America (WGA) Winners: ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and ‘The Imitation Game’ Win Top Awards

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Imitation Game have won the Writers Guild of America’s top honors, for Original and Adapted Screenplay, respectively. Each are favored to win in their corresponding Oscar categories next weekend even with Birdman being ineligible here against Budapest and The Imitation Game‘s main competitor, Whiplash, being put into Original here. Despite the WGA’s archaic rules …

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Lone Survivor? Llewyn Davis sure isn’t

Well, we sure didn’t expect to ever have that as our lead-in image this season, but the Writers Guild of America managed to fling us a surprise today by nominating the Mark Wahlberg action flick Lone Survivor in their Best Adapted Screenplay category. The film, with screenplay written by director Peter Berg hasn’t showed up anywhere else before, and to …

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