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    WGA Awards: ‘Parasite’ and ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Build Oscar Momentum

    The Writers Guild of America held their annual awards last night and it was the first major sign of how the Original and Adapted Screenplay categories at the Oscars may play out. “Parasite” picked up the win for Original Screenplay, which was no real surprise given the absence of “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood” […] More

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    EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Two Popes’ Is Adapted for the Oscars Despite WGA Original Classification

    Update your predictions accordingly! “The Two Popes” will have Oscar consideration in another screenplay race. The competitive awards season continues to heat up as a source on the Netflix awards team confirms exclusively to AwardsCircuit that Netflix’s masterful drama will compete in the Adapted Screenplay category for the upcoming Academy Awards. Despite this classification by […] More

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    Six Spot: Three Devils Face Off For A Slot In The 2006 Adapted Screenplay

    Welcome to the lucky number seventh installment of our Six Spot series, spotlighting all the people who came in 6th place at the Oscars. This week, we’re looking at the Adapted Screenplay category. Often times the screenplay categories give us some of our most unique nominees that don’t show up in other categories. There’s an […] More

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    ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ Confirmed As An Adapted Screenplay for the Oscars

    Every year there seems to be a late-breaking twist in the Oscar race. This year, that twist comes to pundits courtesy of Netflix and the Coen Brothers. While the assumption for most pundits has been that “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” was an original screenplay, it appears that two of the stories were actually based on preexisting material. Awards […] More

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    Writers Guild Awards Screenplay Nominations: ‘A Quiet Place,’ ‘Black Panther,’ and ‘Beale Street’ Make the Cut

    Joining in on today’s festivities is the Writers Guild of America or WGA. Despite a few films, like “The Favourite,” ruled ineligible to compete at the WGAs, the nominees still hold a certain level of predictability for the Oscars. The bubble screenplays of “A Quiet Place,” “Eighth Grade,” and “Black Panther” all grabbed nominations in their respective categories. […] More

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    Interview: Screenwriter David Magee Discusses Stepping into the World of ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

    For screenwriter David Magee, getting the chance to work on “Mary Poppins Returns” was an unexpected thrill. Rob Marshall’s musical sequel is only the fourth script from Magee. But his three screenplays have yielded two Oscar nominations, plus a Golden Globe nomination. His debut, “Finding Neverland,” and 2012’s “Life of Pi,” were also nominated for […] More

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    Interview: Joel Edgerton Discusses Writing, Directing and Starring in ‘Boy Erased’

    This year feels stacked with actors turned directors. However, “Boy Erased” is not Joel Edgerton’s first time directing. The first was “The Gift,” a 2015 horror film which became a sleeper summer hit. This year, Edgerton writes, directs, produces and stars in the moving drama “Boy Erased,” based on the Garrard Conley memoir of the […] More