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Box Office: ‘Moana’ Continues to Win at the Box Office

(DECEMBER 2 – DECEMBER 4, 2016 estimates) “Moana” (Week 2) – $28,373,000 “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” (Week 3) – $18,545,000 “Arrival” (Week 4) – $7,300,000 “Allied” (Week 2) – $7,050,000 “Doctor Strange” (Week 5) – $6,486,000 “Trolls” (Week 5) – $4,600,000 “Hacksaw Ridge” (Week 5) – $3,400,000 “Bad Santa 2” (Week 2) […]

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Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Nominations – Molly Shannon’s First Bout and More Double ‘Hell or High Water’ Boys

The Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association *or WAFCA) announced their nominees.  “La La Land” leads the way with 9 nominations.  One of the few groups that stays with the five nominees in Best Picture, “La La Land” was joined by “Arrival,” “Hell or High Water,” “Manchester by the Sea,” and “Moonlight.” One of the […]

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Los Angeles Film Critics Winners – ‘Moonlight’ Dominates

Winners are being announced by LAFCA: New Generation is awarded to Trey Edward Shults and Krisha Fairchild, KRISHA. Best Foreign-Language Film, Winner: THE HANDMAIDEN. Best Foreign-Language Film, Runner-Up: TONI ERDMANN Best Picture, Winner: MOONLIGHT. Best Picture, Runner-Up: LA LA LAND. Best Director, Winner: Barry Jenkins, MOONLIGHT. Best Director, Runner-Up: Damien Chazelle, LA LA LAND. Best […]

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‘Jungle Book,’ ‘Kubo,’ ‘Rogue One’ Among Shortlist for Best Visual Effects

“The Jungle Book,” “Kubo and the Two Strings” and “Rogue One” are advancing in the Best Visual Effects Oscar race. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 20-film shortlist for the category Friday. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the inclusion of “Kubo” is notable because it’s unusual for an animated film to make […]

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Annette Bening to Receive Career Achievement Award From Casting Society

Annette Bening will receive the Lynn Stalmaster Award for Career Achievement at the Casting Society of America’s 32nd annual Artios Awards. The CSA announced the honors earlier this week. “We’re privileged and honored to have Annette as our recipient this year, which we renamed the Lynn Stalmaster Award to honor his achievements in the casting […]

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NYFCC Winners Announced – ‘La La Land’ Comes Out on Top, Jenkins Wins Director

The New York Film Critics Circle are announcing their winners. Refresh this page to check back on the winners throughout the morning: BEST FILM: “La La Land” BEST DIRECTOR: Barry Jenkins for “Moonlight” BEST ACTRESS: Isabelle Huppert for both “Elle” and “The Things to Come” BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Michelle Williams for both “Manchester by the […]

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Critics’ Choice Movie Award Nominations – ‘La La Land’ Leads With 12 Nominations

(Los Angeles, CA – December 1, 2016) – The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) has announced the film nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards.  The winners will be revealed live at the star-studded Critics’ Choice Awards gala, which will be broadcast from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on A&E on Sunday, December 11 […]

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Bradley Cooper Teaming With ‘The Accountant’ Director Gavin O’Connor for WWII Drama

Bradley Cooper is headed to WWII drama “Atlantic Wall,” which will be directed by Gavin O’Connor, per Deadline. The outlet reports that Imperative’s Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas and Madhouse Entertainment’s Adam Kolbrenner are producing. Not much is known about the project at this time, however, the outlet describes the film as thus: The drama tracks […]

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Lionsgate’s ‘La La Land’ to Receive 2016’s Best Ensemble Acting Awards at Capri Film Fest

Read the Press Release: LIONSGATE’S ‘LA LA LAND’ TO RECEIVE 2016’s ‘BEST ENSEMBLE ACTING AWARD’ AT CAPRI, HOLLYWOOD – THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL Film Will Unspool January 1st On Italy’s Emerald Isle CAPRI (Naples), Italy, November 21, 2016 – “La La Land,” the eagerly anticipated and original American romantic musical written and directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Ryan Gosling, […]

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Ridley Scott to Receive DGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Ridley Scott, who many felt was undeservedly shut out of Best Director last year for “The Martian,” will receive the DGA’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Motion Picture Direction. The award will be given at the 69th annual show Feb. 4 at the Beverly Hilton. “Masterful in any genre, Ridley’s groundbreaking methods and peerless […]

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Satellite Awards Nominations: ‘La La Land’ Scores Whopping 13 Nods

The International Press Academy announced its nominees for the 21st Satellite Awards Tuesday morning. Damien Chazelle‘s romantic musical “La La Land” led the pack with an enormous 13 nomination spread. The film was one of 12 films nominated for the award’s Best Motion Picture category. Other films nominated include “Moonlight,” “Manchester by the Sea,” “Lion,” […]