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As you know, our files were all corrupted so we lost of the data on these contests. But if anyone out there entered and has a return receipt, please post your high score here in the comments. BAFTA: With 19 ...

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Come writers and critics Who prophesize with your pen And keep your eyes wide The chance won’t come again And don’t speak too soon For the wheel’s still in spin And there’s no tellin’ who that it’s naming For the ...

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Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel Clint Eastwood, American Sniper Alejandro Inarritu, Birdman Richard Linklater, Boyhood Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game Full list. WES ANDERSON The Grand Budapest Hotel (Fox Searchlight Pictures) Mr. Anderson’s Directorial Team: Unit Production Manager: Miki ...

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If you’re feeling up to it, please predict the five names you think the DGA will pick. The DGA has about 14,500 members. They have a weighted ballot of five nominees for Best Picture. The five chosen usually amount to ...

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Since the SAG awards began 20 years ago, whenever Best Picture and Best Director split, the SAG ensemble foretold Best Picture in every case, except once where the ensemble sided with Best Director. 2012 – SAG ensemble + DGA + ...

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FILM Feature Film: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity Documentary: Jehane Noujaim, The Square TELEVISION Movie/Miniseries: Steven Soderbergh, Behind the Candelabra Drama Series: Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad Comedy Series: Beth McCarthy-Miller, 30 Rock, “Hogcock!/Last Lunch” Reality Program: Neil P. Degroot, 72 Hours: The ...

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The DGA breakfast today where Alfonso Cuaron, the expected winner tonight, was a no show — he was celebrating his son’s birthday in Italy. He will be back for the ceremony this evening.  All pundits are expecting Cuaron to win ...
Composite of images from American Hustle and 12 Years a Slave

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This weekend, the Directors Guild adds their voice to the mix. We’ve covered this in the DGA preview, but someone just sent me an email from Gold Derby with the following question: Hey guys, huge fan of Goldderby. As everyone ...

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This weekend, on January 25, the DGA will call out their winner for the 2013 film year. There are some things about this year that haven’t changed. The two films vying for the top prize still came out on or ...

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Cutie and the Boxer The Square The Act of Killing Stories We Tell The Crash Reel Full credits after the cut.

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Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips David O. Russell, American Hustle Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

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Tomorrow morning around 10am the DGA will announce its five director nominees for this year. I predict five of the following: 1. Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity 2. Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave 3. David O. Russell, American Hustle 4. Paul ...

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The DGA five will represent the strongest Best Picture contenders of the year. Even more than Oscar’s own branch, the DGA is the best at predicting Best Picture. As you will see by the charts below, what happened last year ...

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Before we write our DGA preview (some time this evening) – here is a quickie contest to see how well you can predict the Directors Guild nominations.  They will likely be different from the Oscar nominations, since the DGA announce ...

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The Oscar race really doesn’t officially start until the beginning of December, when the New York Film Critics and the National Board of Review make their picks. They are usually first out of the gate, and though they are too ...

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The Directors Guild has decided to add “internet programming” to its annual awards: In recognition of the increasing level of original programming being created by our directors and their teams specifically for Internet distribution, the National Board has determined that ...

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Remember last year’s date scramble? I certainly do. For the first time in Oscar history the Academy had to turn in their ballots before the DGA announced. The DGA was the only really significant group that didn’t announce, though the ...

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“If you can look into the seeds of time, And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak then to me.” Twice during Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, a collection of glass plate photographs are featured. Lincoln’s son, 10-year-old Tad, ...

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Steven Spielberg got a standing ovation, though Ben Affleck won the big award of the night — more if the Carpetbagger’s report at the DGA.

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