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Updated Academy Award and Directors Guild Predictions

Folks, I’m basically tearing my hair out trying to decide if I should predict The Big Short or Spotlight to win Best Picture at the Oscars. Yup, it must be Friday and time for a new set of Academy Award predictions. As has been the case for the last few[...]

DGA nominees announced

Finally, I get a precursor right. After what has seemed like an impossible to predict awards season, I actually went five for five with my Directors Guild of America (or DGA) nominees, which were announced earlier today. The nominees were, of course, Alejandro G. Iñárritu for The Revenant, Tom McCarthy[...]

Will we have a split between Best Picture and Best Director?

As Oscar voting ends later on today, one of the big questions that remains in my mind is…will there be a Best Picture/Best Director split? Aside from trying to figure out whether Birdman or Boyhood takes the top prize, there’s also the possibility that they each go home with one[...]

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[...]

“Birdman” Soars Again… wins DGA!

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2014 were announced tonight during the 67th Annual DGA Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Alejandro G. Iñárritu won the DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Birdman. Actor Jane[...]

Directors Guild of America Final Predictions

On Saturday evening, the Directors Guild of America will announce their big winner, hopefully doing their part to clear up this Oscar race. Actually, there stands a pretty good chance that DGA could only muddle the field further, but hopefully that won’t be the case. Once again, we’re looking at[...]

Presenters at Directors Guild Awards – Bradley Cooper, Steven Spielberg…

Los Angeles: Directors Guild of America [DGA] President Paris Barclay today announced the presenters for the 67th Annual DGA Awards. The ceremony, to be hosted by Jane Lynch, will take place on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Confirmed presenters for the DGA[...]

What does the DGA announcement mean for Best Director at the Oscars?

A few short hours ago, the Directors Guild of America announced their nominees, letting us in on the final precursor of the season. All that’s left is Thursday morning’s Academy Award nominations, but the puzzle is almost complete. Today’s announcement from the DGA brought a bit of clarity to some[...]

Directors Guild of America announces the five nominees for the DGA Awards

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2014. “In a year full of excellent films, DGA members have nominated a stellar group of passionate filmmakers,? said Barclay. ?Inspiring and artistic, these five directors made[...]

Alfonso Cuarón Wins DGA Feature Film Award for Gravity

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2013 were announced tonight during the 66th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Alfonso Cuarón won the DGA?s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Gravity. Actor Jane Lynch[...]
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