Directors Guild Reveals Nominations for DGA Awards
Jan12

Directors Guild Reveals Nominations for DGA Awards

Some big surprises as the Directors Guild of America announced its nominations for the 69th Annual DGA Awards, which will be handed out on February 4 at the Beverly Hilton. Director Nate Parker was nominated in the category of best first feature film for “The Birth of a Nation.” In addition to it being his first DGA nomination, it’s the first major acknowledgement of the film, which a year ago, seemed poised to pick up a raft of...

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GBK Mixes Things Up With Its Golden Globes Gifting Lounge
Jan09

GBK Mixes Things Up With Its Golden Globes Gifting Lounge

The GBK Luxury Lounge honoring the 2017 Golden Globe Awards nominees and presenters is an annual tradition, but this year there was a new variable thrown into the mix. The two-day event, Friday and Saturday before the Globes on January 8, was held at a brand-new venue in Hollywood called At the P. Nestled between production facilities that provide the below the line services for the entertainment industry, guests were wowed by the new...

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‘Moonlight,’ ‘La La Land’ & ‘Deadpool’ Dominate in ACE Eddie Awards Nominations
Jan09

‘Moonlight,’ ‘La La Land’ & ‘Deadpool’ Dominate in ACE Eddie Awards Nominations

Awards season favorites “Moonlight,” “La La Land” and “Deadpool” again led the way as the American Cinema editors released its list of nominees for their 67th Annual ACE Eddie Awards, which will be handed out in ceremonies on January 27. Acclaimed director J.J. Abrams will receive the ACE Golden Eddie filmmaker of the year award during the gala, joining past recipients including Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Quentin Tarantino,...

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‘Deadpool’ Nabs Surprise Writers Guild Screenplay Nomination
Jan04

‘Deadpool’ Nabs Surprise Writers Guild Screenplay Nomination

Fences, of course. Nocturnal Animals—pretty much a natural selection. But Deadpool for best adapted screenplay? That was a shocker– in a good way – as the Writers Guild of America East and West announced its prestigious nominations for the best screenplays of 2017, both original and adopted, as well as the nominees for best documentary script. For those with short memories, Deadpool hit theaters last February with Ryan Reynolds...

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Actors Weigh in on Best On Screen Talent with SAG Awards Nominations
Dec15

Actors Weigh in on Best On Screen Talent with SAG Awards Nominations

The 2016-17 awards season continued at full throttle as nominees were announced Wednesday for the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. It’s the first time this season a professional Guild has weighed in with its choices. (The other nominations and early awards to date have come from critics’ groups.) The SAGs recognizes outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances in both film and television for 2016, and of the top...

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