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In The News: January 15, 2015

The nominations were announced early this morning for the 2015 Academy of Awards. In the prestigious Best Picture category, several small quirky films and no blockbusters. American Sniper Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash “Birdman,” actor Michael Keaton’s comeback, and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” tied at nine for the most nominations. The full lists of nominees here.  There were snubs and surprises: The Hollywood Reporter,  Los Angeles Times. The 87th Academy Awards ceremony... Read More →

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DGA Award for best feature film director goes to “Gravity”

The race for Oscars is turning into a real, ah, horse race. Last night at the DGA Awards, “Gravity” took away the top honor — Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film. Director, Alfonso Cuarón, picked up the award for what many consider a cinematic masterpiece. “Gravity” is about two astronauts, played by Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, struggling to survive a shuttle disaster out in space. The sci-fi thriller is one of the front-runners for Oscars, along with “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle.” There is chatter... Read More →

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DGA award nominations for 2013 feature films out today

 The nominations were released this morning for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2013. This is a major award — as these nominees are usually the front-runners in the race for the Best Director Oscar. “To be chosen by your peers in a year full of incredibly well-crafted films is the true marker of outstanding directorial achievement,” said Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay in a news release on the organization’s website . “The passion and vision of each of the nominees resulted... Read More →

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