Category: Precursors

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Oscars: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Wins DGA for ‘The Revenant’ Making History, Will the Oscars Follow?

The Directors Guild of America (or the DGA) named their winners from the 2015 year on Saturday night and cited Alejandro González Iñárritu as the Best Director for...

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Winners of the 47th NAACP Image Awards Announced – Michael B. Jordan is Entertainer of the Year!

LOS ANGELES, CA – February 5, 2016 – The winners of the “47th NAACP Image Awards” were announced tonight during the live broadcast from Pasadena Civic...

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If the AC Staff Had an Oscar Ballot

If you’ve listened to the latest episode of the Power Hour already, you’ll know this by now, but for everyone else…the nominations for the Awards...

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DGA Preview: It’s Anyone’s Game with a Winner Not Clearing Up a Thing

The Directors Guild of America will take place this Saturday (can’t believe it) and we will get, hopefully, a clearer picture of what the Oscars can look like on...

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‘Star Wars,’ ‘The Revenant’ Win Big at Visual Effects Society Awards, ‘Mad Max’ Left in the Dust

Possible bad news for “Mad Max : Fury Road” came Tuesday evening in the form of the Visual Effects Society awards. The VES opted to award “Star Wars: The Force...

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Art Directors Guild Award Winners Include ‘Revenant,’ ‘Mad Max,’ and ‘The Martian’

BEVERLY HILLS, Jan. 31, 2016 — The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) tonight announced winners of its20th Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards,...

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SAG Winners: ‘Spotlight’ Prevails with Idris Elba Making History as a Non-Oscar Nominee

The SAG Awards handed out their awards tonight offering up some more insight into the Oscar race.  The big winner of the night was the cast of Tom McCarthy’s...

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ACE Eddie Winners Include ‘Big Short,’ ‘Mad Max,’ ‘Inside Out,’ and ‘Amy’

Beverly Hills, January 29 – “Mad Max: Fury Road” (edited by Margaret Sixel) and “The Big Short” (edited by Hank Corwin, ACE) won Best Edited...

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Casts of ‘Straight Outta Compton’ and ‘Spotlight’ to Present at SAG Awards

Stars will be out in droves Saturday when the 2016 SAG Awards take place. Executive producer for the awards, Kathy Connell, announced a slew of new presenters Wednesday,...

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John Legend To Receive NAACP President’s Award

LOS ANGELES, CA – January 26, 2016 – The NAACP announced today that John Legend will be presented with the NAACP President’s Award at the 47th NAACP Image...

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Chopra, Larson, Longoria, Moore, Redmayne, Silverman and Tremblay to Present at the 22nd SAG Awards®

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 26, 2016) — Priyanka Chopra, Brie Larson, Eva Longoria, Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Sarah Silverman and Jacob Tremblay will be presenters at the...

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Veteran Editors Carol Littleton, ACE and Ted Rich, ACE to Receive Career Achievement Honors at the 2016 ACE Eddie Awards

Universal City, January 24, 2016 – American Cinema Editors (ACE) will present veteran editors Carol Littleton, ACE and Ted Rich, ACE with the organization’s...

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‘The Big Short’ Wins Producers Guild of America, First Win for Paramount Pictures Since ‘Forrest Gump’

LOS ANGELES (January 23, 2016) – Tonight the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year’s winning motion picture, television, and new media productions at...

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 21: William H Macy and Neil Brown Jr. during The Casting Society of America 31st Annual Artios Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 21, 2016, in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

Casting Society of America Unveil Winners – Include ‘Straight Outta Compton’ and ‘Dope’

HOLLYWOOD, CA (January 21, 2016) – The Casting Society of America (CSA) has named its winners for the 31st Annual Artios Awards, which took place tonight in both Los...

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Lady Gaga Set to Perform “Til It Happens To You” at PGA Awards

The Producers Guild of America announced today that singer Lady Gaga will be performing her Oscar- and Grammy-nominated song “Til It Happens To You” at Saturday’s...

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‘Carol’ Wins Big with Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association

“Carol,” Todd Haynes’ lesbian drama, is still finding some love after not receiving a Best Picture nomination at this year’s Oscars. The Gay and Lesbian...

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Ken Howard and JoBeth Williams to Announce Stunt Ensemble Honorees During SAG Awards Pre-Show

Can we get these guys on the big show?  It’s one more award and these men and women deserve a spotlight. Read the press release: LOS ANGELES (Jan. 18, 2016) —...

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21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards Winners: ‘Spotlight’ Takes Top Honor

(Los Angeles, CA – January 17, 2016) – The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) announced the winners of...

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2016 Oscar Nominations FULL LIST – ‘The Revenant’ Leads with 12, Stallone In the Running

What a day! The Oscar nominations have finally being revealed where Alejandro G. Inarritu’s “The Revenant” leads the pack with twelve nominations. From...

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First Set of Posters for the 88th Academy Awards Drop! – “We All Dream In Gold”

The first set of posters for the upcoming Academy Awards have dropped.  They seem to be “preparing” for a certain hashtag if you know what I mean. Check...

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VES Visual Effects Nominations Announced – Love for ‘Mad Max’ and ‘Star Wars’

Check out the full nominations below.  Courtesy of Awards Daily and Kris Tapley: Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature “Furious 7” “Mad Max: Fury...

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DGA nominees are in! – WHAT A LOVELY DAY for ‘Mad Max’

  The DGA nominees are: Alejandro G. Inarritu – The Revenant Tom McCarthy – Spotlight Adam McKay – The Big Short George Miller – Mad Max:...

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Cinema Audio Society Nominations – ‘Bridge of Spies’ Makes the Cut But No ‘Martian’

Cinema Audio Society nominations have been announced.  Strong gets for “Bridge of Spies” and “The Hateful Eight” but a blow to “The...

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Golden Globes: ‘The Revenant’ and Leonardo DiCaprio Win Big as Shockers Come All Night Long

The Golden Globes threw curveball after curveball with their awards on Sunday night.  Beginning with the first award of the night, two-time winner Kate Winslet beat out...

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Join the Golden Globes LIVE Blog and Chat About the Winners As They’re Announced!

It’s that time of the year readers!  The time where we watch our coveted award shows together, getting instant reactions about the winners of the evening, and...