Category: Precursors

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Oscars 2015: ‘Birdman’ and ‘Budapest’ Come on Top With Four, ‘Whiplash’ Close Behind

Happy Oscar Day! This is the space that we will list the winners as they are announced! BEST PICTURE – “Birdman” BEST ACTRESS – Julianne Moore...

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Independent Spirit Awards Go for ‘Birdman’ and Richard Linklater

Winners of the 30th annual Independent Spirit Awards have been announced and I think we may have the outcome that could be in tomorrow’s Oscar ceremony....

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Actor

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories. If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Director

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) is widely known as the most accurate precursor to its corresponding Oscar. The DGA has only differed from the eventual Best...

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Oscars 2015: Will Win/Should Win (Mike Ward)

It’s Oscar Week! Each staff member will be revealing their final picks for the upcoming Academy Awards on February 22. Missed one? Click on Will Win/Should Win 2015....

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Foreign Language Film

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories. If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Documentary Short

Get the inside edge on those trick short categories with this edition of our annual Oscar Circuit series

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories. If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions...

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Writers Guild of America Winners – ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and ‘The Imitation Game’ Take It!

The Writers Guild of America Awards are announcing.  This will be the space where we will update the winners as they’re announced.   UPDATE: “The Grand...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Animated Feature

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories. If you miss a piece, click on the tag titledOscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page...

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Oscar Circuit: Best Original Score

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories. If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page...

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2015 Oscars Circuit: Best Live Action Short Film

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Sound Mixing

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories. If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Adapted Screenplay

Which film will join "12 Years a Slave," "Argo" and "The Descendants" as a Best Adapted Screenplay winner?

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BAFTA Winners Include ‘Boyhood,’ ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ and ‘The Theory of Everything’

BAFTA handed out their awards earlier today where Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” took home the big awards including Best Film, Best Director, and Best...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Animated Short

AND THE NOMINEES ARE The Bigger Picture (Daisy Jacobs) The Dam Keeper (Daisuke Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo) Feast (Patrick Osborne) Me and My Moulton (Torill Kove) A...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Visual Effects

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories. If you miss a piece, click on the tag titledOscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Supporting Actress

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories. If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Film Editing

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories. If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015. You can also see the official Oscar Predictions page...

What needs to happen to make this kid become the next Leonardo DiCaprio? Antoine-Olivier Pilon has the chops.

2015 ICS Award Nominees Led by ‘Stranger by the Lake’ and ‘Mommy’

Honoring films released in the USA in 2014. Winners of the 12th ICS Awards will be announced on February 20, 2015. PICTURE • Boyhood • The Grand Budapest Hotel •...

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2015 Oscars Circuit: Best Original Song

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015.  You can also see the official Oscar...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Best Documentary Feature

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015.  You can also see the official Oscar...

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USC Scripter Award Goes to ‘The Imitation Game’ by Graham Moore

The USC Scripter Award has been handed out and in a none-shocking surprise, Graham Moore won the coveted award for penning “The Imitation Game” directed by...

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2015 Oscar Circuit: Cinematography

Our annual look at the individual Oscar categories.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2015.  You can also see the official Oscar...

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Winners Announced at Art Directors Guild Awards – ‘Budapest,’ Win Big

BEVERLY HILLS, Jan. 31, 2015 — The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) tonight announced winners of its 19th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards,...