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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[...]

Writers Guild of America and American Society of Cinematographers nominations announced

Today was another pretty big day, precursor wise folks. Not only did the American Society of Cinematographers (or ASC) announce their 30th awards nominations, another guild chimed in, this one being the Writers Guild of America (or WGA). Both the nominations from ASC and WGA are worth taking note of[...]

Precursors: ACE Eddie and National Society of Film Critics announce, PGA and WGA next

Get ready for the busiest and most important part of the awards season folks. Yes, with so many precursors beginning to announce again this week, including the Guilds, I’m going to have to fold more than one announcement into a single piece each day. It’s not exactly a problem as[...]

WGA rules a number of Oscar hopefuls ineligible

As is the case around this time each year, the Writers Guild of America has released their list of eligible titles for their Writers Guild Awards, which in turn clues us in to with scripts were ruled ineligible for consideration. Late last week, the WGA’s list of films not up[...]

Writers Guild of America predictions

This weekend, the last of the big precursors will announce their winners, essentially putting us into the final lap for Oscar. Also the final guild, the Writers Guild of America (or WGA) prize is notable for being the one place where oftentimes Academy Award nominees find themselves ineligible. The WGA[...]

The last minute screenplay controversy for “Whiplash”

At literally the 11th hour, something particularly noteworthy has happened to Damien Chazelle’s script for Whiplash. The screenplay, which was just nominated by the Writers Guild of America and is being campaigned by Sony Pictures Classics as an Original has been ruled as an Adapted work by the Academy. As[...]

Writers Guild of America Announces Nominees

Earlier today, the final guild precursor was revealed, as the Writers Guild of America (or WGA) announced their nominees. It was basically the final big card left to fall before it’s solely up to Academy voters to make up their minds and send in their ballots (the Directors Guild of[...]

Top line-up of Hollywood talent set to present honors at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Executive Producer Spike Jones, Jr. and Talent Producer Carole Propp have confirmed a top line-up of Hollywood talent set to present honors at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards L.A. ceremony coming up on Sunday, February 19, at the Hollywood Palladium. This year’s West Coast show will feature writers, actors,[...]

Zooey Deschanel and Joel McHale co-host the WGAW’s 2012 Writers Guild Awards

HollywoodNews.com: The Writers Guild of America, West has tapped Zooey Deschanel (New Girl, [500] Days of Summer) and Joel McHale (Community, The Soup) to co-host the WGAW’s 2012 Writers Guild Awards L.A. show on Sunday, February 19, 2012, at the Hollywood Palladium. “I am excited to host the WGA awards. It[...]
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