‘The Shape of Water,’ ‘I, Tonya,’ ‘Three Billboards’ and ‘Big Little Lies’ Victorious at Critics’ Choice Awards
Jan12

‘The Shape of Water,’ ‘I, Tonya,’ ‘Three Billboards’ and ‘Big Little Lies’ Victorious at Critics’ Choice Awards

It was a huge night at the 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards for The Shape of Water, as trophies were handed out by the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) for the best achievements in film and television.   The gala ceremonies took place at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica and were hosted by actor and activist Olivia Munn and broadcast on the CW network Thursday...

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Inclusion is the Name of the Game in Directors Guild Noms for DGA Awards
Jan11

Inclusion is the Name of the Game in Directors Guild Noms for DGA Awards

Natalie Portman will not have to do any scolding on this one, as she did at the Golden Globe Awards when announcing the nominees for best film director. The Directors Guild of America (DGA) just released its nominations for outstanding directorial achievement in feature film– their top prize– and a woman finally made the list. Greta Gerwig is nominated for her semi-autobiographical film Lady Bird and Jordan Peele, who has...

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‘The Shape of Water,’ ‘Three Billboards,’ ‘Darkest Hour’ Top BAFTA Nominations for Best Film
Jan09

‘The Shape of Water,’ ‘Three Billboards,’ ‘Darkest Hour’ Top BAFTA Nominations for Best Film

Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy romance The Shape of Water topped the list with 12 nominations as the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) revealed the contenders for its prestigious film awards Tuesday. The BAFTAs, which will be held on February 18, 2018 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, are often seen as an Oscar bellwether. The Shape of Water’s nods include those for best film, director, screenplay and lead and...

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It’s Oprah’s Night at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Jan08

It’s Oprah’s Night at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards will go down in history not only for the fact that nearly everyone wore all black in solidarity with those who have been sexually harassed and went public about it, but for Oprah Winfrey’s rousing speech upon accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award. It immediately spawned the hashtag #Oprah2020, alongside #WhyWeWearBlack and #TimesUp. Winfrey, who hosted her own talk show for 25 years and is an...

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‘Three Billboards,’ ‘I, Tonya’ Win Big at AACTA International Awards
Jan06

‘Three Billboards,’ ‘I, Tonya’ Win Big at AACTA International Awards

The seventh annual Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts AACTA International Awards, first out of the gate during winter awards season, again set the tone for what is to come in the next two months before the Oscars. And very appropriately to being first out of the gate, the ceremony itself was fast and sleek– as viewers in Australia will see when it is televised on Foxtel. There will be no complaints of the...

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