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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[...]

Writers Guild of America announce 2011 nominations

HollywoodNews.com: The Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing, and graphic animation during the 2010 season to be honored at the 2011 Writers Guild Awards on February 5, 2011, in Los Angeles and[...]

Family Guy’s Seth MacFarlane to host WGA West Awards

Family Guy’s creator Seth MacFarlane has been chosen to be the host of the Writer’s Guild of America West Awards. Below is the full press release: Los Angeles – Family Guy creator and acclaimed writer-producer Seth MacFarlane is set to host the 2010 Writers Guild Awards’ West Coast ceremony on Saturday, February[...]

WGA announces Videogame Writing Nominees

Just released from the Writers Guild Awards: The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in videogame writing during the past year. The winner of this year’s WGA’s Videogame Writing Award, which recognizes writers as a major creative[...]