‘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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Golden Globes Nominations Confirm Frontrunners in Film and TV
Dec13

Golden Globes Nominations Confirm Frontrunners in Film and TV

Just a day after the Critics’ Choice Awards were handed out —actually little more than half a day – the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominees for the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards, with many of the same movie and television titles getting the love. “La La Land,” which won the Critics’ Choice as best picture, led the film categories with seven nominations, followed by six for the coming of age drama “Moonlight”...

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‘People v O.J.,’ ‘La La Land’ and ‘Manchester’ Dominate Critics’ Choice Awards
Dec12

‘People v O.J.,’ ‘La La Land’ and ‘Manchester’ Dominate Critics’ Choice Awards

It was a night almost as joyous as the opening freeway song and dance number in “La La Land.” The musical, directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, picked up eight trophies including best picture at the 22nd Annual Critics ‘Choice Awards, making it the front-runner as awards season rolls on. “Moonlight” also picked up more acclaim, including a win for best acting ensemble. “Manchester by the Sea” also...

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Critics’ Choice Unveils Nods for First-Ever Documentary Awards
Oct10

Critics’ Choice Unveils Nods for First-Ever Documentary Awards

Recognizing the potent art form that documentaries have become in the past few years, the Critics’ Choice is instituting its first-ever separate awards ceremony to recognize excellence in the genre. After deliberations in nominating committees, comprised of members of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) that make up the Critics’ Choice organization, the nominations...

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