SAG Ensemble In a Split Vote for Best Picture and Director
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SAG Ensemble In a Split Vote for Best Picture and Director

Since the SAG awards began 20 years ago, whenever Best Picture and Best Director split,…

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Alfonso Cuarón wins Directors Guild Award
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Alfonso Cuarón wins Directors Guild Award

FILM Feature Film: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity Documentary: Jehane Noujaim, The Square TELEVISION Movie/Miniseries: Steven Soderbergh,…

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Cliffhanger: Who Will Win the DGA Tonight? Poll  + No Guts, No Glory
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Cliffhanger: Who Will Win the DGA Tonight? Poll + No Guts, No Glory

The DGA breakfast today where Alfonso Cuaron, the expected winner tonight, was a no show…

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All Eyes on the DGA – can Gravity Take the Whole Gig?
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All Eyes on the DGA – can Gravity Take the Whole Gig?

This weekend, the Directors Guild adds their voice to the mix. We’ve covered this in…

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DGA Preview and Prediction
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DGA Preview and Prediction

This weekend, on January 25, the DGA will call out their winner for the 2013…

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DGA Documentary Nominees
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DGA Documentary Nominees

Cutie and the Boxer The Square The Act of Killing Stories We Tell The Crash…

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DGA Nominees!
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DGA Nominees!

Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips David O.…

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DGA Nomination No Guts, No Glory
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DGA Nomination No Guts, No Glory

Tomorrow morning around 10am the DGA will announce its five director nominees for this year.…

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DGA Preview and Predictions
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DGA Preview and Predictions

The DGA five will represent the strongest Best Picture contenders of the year. Even more…

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Predict the DGA Nominations!
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Predict the DGA Nominations!

Before we write our DGA preview (some time this evening) – here is a quickie…

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Phase I Final Lap, Ranking the Influence of the Precursors
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Phase I Final Lap, Ranking the Influence of the Precursors

The Oscar race really doesn’t officially start until the beginning of December, when the New…

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DGA Sets Dates, Group Adds “Internet Programming”
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DGA Sets Dates, Group Adds “Internet Programming”

The Directors Guild has decided to add “internet programming” to its annual awards: In recognition…

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Oscars, The Guilds and the Awards Calendar
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Oscars, The Guilds and the Awards Calendar

Remember last year’s date scramble? I certainly do. For the first time in Oscar history…

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Lincoln, Spielberg and the Seeds of Time
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Lincoln, Spielberg and the Seeds of Time

Report from the DGA
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Report from the DGA

Steven Spielberg got a standing ovation, though Ben Affleck won the big award of the…

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DGA Breakfast
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DGA: How Auteurs Helped Shape Oscar History
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DGA: How Auteurs Helped Shape Oscar History

When was the last time a masterpiece won the Best Picture Oscar? It is perhaps…

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DGA Preview – Directors Matter
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DGA Preview – Directors Matter

ENTER OUR CONTEST! For 82 out of 86 Oscar years the directors have controlled the…

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The State of the Race: You Can’t Stop What’s Coming
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The State of the Race: You Can’t Stop What’s Coming

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to…

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DGA Best Documentary nominees!
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DGA Best Documentary nominees!

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary Malik Bendjelloul (Searching for Sugar Man) Kirby Dick (The Invisible…

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