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DGA makes history and gives their top prize again to Alejandro G. Iñárritu for “The Revenant”

Yes, the Directors Guild of America made history over the weekend at their annual awards ceremony. They decided to award Alejandro G. Iñárritu again this year, making him the first filmmaker to win back to back honors from DGA. His win for The Revenant obviously shakes up the Oscar race[...]

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[...]

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[...]

DGA Announces Nominees for Documentary

The DGA just announced the following: The Directors Guild of America today announced the DGA’s nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for the year 2009. “Documentary filmmaking reflects and magnifies the reality of our lives – allowing audiences to see people and events in new, exciting and often unexpected ways. [...]