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BAFTA gives a big boost to “The Revenant”

Yesterday, some of the final shots in the Oscar race were fired, including a big one when The Revenant scored with the British Academy (known to us as BAFTA). Yes, we had BAFTA announce yesterday, and they more or less made it clear that Alejandro G. Inarritu and his film[...]

Updated Oscar Predictions as BAFTA and the Writers Guild Awards near

If it’s Friday, it must be time for some new predictions. Yes, we’re nearing the finish line for the Academy Awards, with the ceremony only a few short weeks away. This is a pretty huge precursor weekend though, with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (or BAFTA) handing[...]

A post BAFTA update to Oscar Predictions

Believe it or not, members of the Academy will likely have finalized their nomination decisions by the time you’re reading this. Yes, the deadline for ballots to be in is today, and that’s coming right on the heels of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (or BAFTA) making[...]

BAFTA and DGA continue to suggest a tight race between “Birdman” and “Boyhood”

For about 12 hours there over the weekend, it looked like the Oscar race had been settled. Once Alejandro González Iñárritu had taken the Directors Guild of America top prize late on Saturday night, it appeared that Birdman had locked itself in. After all, the film had basically swept the[...]

And the winners of the 2015 British Academy Film Awards are…

Boyhood has been named best film at this year’s BAFTA awards, with Richard Linklater also awarded as best director and Patricia Arquette winning best supporting actress. With a total of five awards, Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel is the evening’s most awarded film, recognised for its original screenplay, makeup/hair,[...]

Paranorman’s LAIKA begins production on The Boxtrolls

Marking their third project together, LAIKA and Focus Features, the two companies behind the current Academy Award-nominated animated feature ParaNorman, announced today that LAIKA has begun production on The Boxtrolls. The new movie will be released nationwide by Focus on October 17th, 2014. Focus CEO James Schamus and LAIKA[...]

Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln leads BAFTA’s nominations

BAFTA Nominations have been announced. Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln leads the nominations. Skyfall, a film we all assumed would do well managed nominations but missed Best Picture. Tom Hooper’s Les Miserables and Ang Lee’s Life of Pi also made a strong showing. Lincoln receives ten nominations. Les Misérables and Life[...]

Amy Adams will be given the “Hollywood Supporting Actress Award” for her performance in “THE MASTER”

HollywoodNews.com: The 16th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, presented by the Los Angeles Times, is pleased to announce that three-time Academy Award nominated actress, Amy Adams will be given the “Hollywood Supporting Actress Award” for her performance in “THE MASTER”; editor Dylan Tichenor, A.C.E., will receive the “Hollywood Editor Award”; and[...]

Hugh Jackman and Tony Blair launch global film competition

HollywoodNews.com: Today, Faith Shorts 2012, the Tony Blair Faith Foundation’s global short film competition, opens calls for entries from around the world. Any young person aged between 14 – 27 is invited to submit a short film showing how faith impacts their life and the lives of those around[...]

Oscars: Are “Marilyn” and “Tinker” dark horse Best Picture contenders? – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: When the BAFTA’s revealed the long list of nominees for their year-end awards, one film leading the pack with 16 nominations was somewhat expected, while another was a bit of a surprise. The anticipated picture was Tomas Alfredson’s “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy,” a British-to-the-core adaptation of John[...]
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