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Les Mis Tops BAFTAs but Argo takes the Big One

Les Mis Tops BAFTAs but Argo takes the Big One

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Best Film: Argo Leading Actor: Lincoln, Daniel Day-Lewis Leading Actress: Amour, Emmanuelle Riva Director: Argo, Ben Affleck Film not in the English Language: Amour, Michael Haneke, Margaret Ménégoz Supporting Actor: Django Unchained, Christoph Waltz Supporting Actress: Les Miserables, Anne Hathaway Cinematography: Life of Pi, Claudio Miranda

Life of Pi and Brave top VES Awards

Life of Pi and Brave top VES Awards

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Life of Pi and Brave each win 4 awards at the 11th Annual VES Awards.   (thanks to Mikhail) Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture Life of Pi Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture Brave Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture The Impossible Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture Life of Pi: Richard Parker Outstanding Animated Character in…

Ben Affleck wins the DGA

Ben Affleck wins the DGA

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Ben Affleck has just become the third director in DGA/Academy history to win the DGA without a corresponding Oscar nomination. Best Feature: Ben Affleck, Argo Best Documentary Feature: Malik Bendjelloul, Searching for Sugarman Televison Directors award winners, after the cut.

DGA Preview – Directors Matter

DGA Preview – Directors Matter

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ENTER OUR CONTEST! For 82 out of 86 Oscar years the directors have controlled the way Best Picture has been handed down. They matter. They are what the Academy was built to do: professionals deciding the best of the year. The entire Academy has looked to them for guidance in almost every year of their existence.  Yet this year, suddenly, they don’t matter. What they think doesn’t matter. They are…

Costume Designers Guild Nominees announced!

Costume Designers Guild Nominees announced!

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EXCELLENCE IN PERIOD FILM Anna Karenina – Jacqueline Durran Argo – Jacqueline West Les Misérables – Paco Delgado Lincoln – Joanna Johnston Moonrise Kingdom – Kasia Walicka-Maimone (thanks, Elton!)  Nominees in Contemporary and Fantasy categories after the cut.  

DGA Best Documentary nominees!

DGA Best Documentary nominees!

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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary Malik Bendjelloul (Searching for Sugar Man) Kirby Dick (The Invisible War) David France (How to Survive a Plague) Lauren Greenfield (The Queen of Versailles) Alison Klayman (Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry) (thanks to Paddy at ScreenOnScreen)

Argo wins Best Picture, Director at 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Argo wins Best Picture, Director at 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards

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Best Picture: Argo Best Director: Ben Affleck, Argo Best Actress: Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty! Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln Best Picture, Musical/Comedy: Les Miserables Best Foreign Language Film: Amour, Michael Haneke! Best Actress Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook best Actor Musical: Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained Best Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained Best Original Score:…

ACE Eddie editing nominations!

ACE Eddie editing nominations!

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BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC): Argo, William Goldenberg, A.C.E. Life of Pi, Tim Squyres, A.C.E. Lincoln, Michael Kahn, A.C.E. Skyfall, Stuart Baird, A.C.E. Zero Dark Thirty, Dylan Tichenor, A.C.E. and William Goldenberg, A.C.E. (Comedy Musical, Documentary and Animated cats after the cut)

Countdown to the Critics Choice Awards

Countdown to the Critics Choice Awards

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WINNERS OF THE 18TH ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE MOVIE AWARDS Best Picture – Argo Best Actor – Daniel Day-Lewis Best Actress – Jessica Chastain Best Supporting Actor – Philip Seymour Hoffman Best Supporting Actress – Anne Hathaway Best Young Actor/Actress – Quvenzhane Wallis Best Acting Ensemble – Silver Linings Playbook Best Director – Ben Affleck Best Adapted Screenplay – Tony Kushner Best Original Screenplay – Quentin Tarantino Best Cinematography – Claudio…

Oscar Nominee Reactions

Oscar Nominee Reactions

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Sally Field (Supporting Actress) – “I’m spinning and beyond thrilled on so many levels. To be included in this amazing group of extraordinary craftsman and exquisite talents has been an honor in itself. But now for us all to receive so much recognition from the Academy I’m deeply appreciative and overwhelmed, and basically, I still can’t believe I got the role.” Emmanuelle Riva, Amour: “I am truly happy, touched, and…