The Inoca Nominations

The Inoca Nominations

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It’s a bit of a tradition around here to post the annual Inoca nominations — Inoca is a group founded by Awards Daily’s forum. Nominees are announced today. 82 ballots were submitted for 9th Annual International Online Cinema Awards(INOCA) . You can find the list below. Black Swan leads with 12 nominations. Inception got 11, The Social Network got 9 nominations. BEST PICTURE Black Swan Blue Valentine Inception A Prophet…


PGA Preview

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The Social Network will get its first real challenge with the preferential ballot at Saturday night’s PGA awards. Up until now, it has not lost a single major award it has been up for. Inception has won a few critics awards, Black Swan won Austin, but other than that, The Social Network is to this year’s Oscar race what Secretariat was to the Belmont Stakes the year he not only…


Another Star is (Re)Born

Another Star is (Re)Born

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The story broke yesterday that Beyonce will team up with Clint Eastwood for another remake of A Star is Born. We were slow with the uptake and much of the shock value of it is gone by now, but people keep asking me what I think the Oscar prospects are, and whether I think Beyonce is a good choice. She’s not a bad choice, I don’t think. She’s not an…


Sound Editors nominations

Sound Editors nominations

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MPSE nominations in 7 categories. (Thanks Loyal) Best Sound Editing: Feature Film Music Alice in Wonderland Black Swan Get Low Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Pt. 1 Inception Let Me In The Losers The Social Network Best Sound Editing: Feature Film DX & ADR Black Swan Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Pt. 1 Inception The Kids Are Alright The King’s Speech The Social Network Tron: Legacy True Grit


Christopher Nolan Makes Oscar Crossover News with Hathaway

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It was exciting to hear the news yesterday, that Christopher Nolan, for his next film in his Batman series, was casting Tom Hardy. But it was also news that Anne Hathaway was going to be the new Catwoman. Since Hathaway will host the 83rd Academy Awards, one cannot help but mind meld the three together somehow. The general consensus on Twitter seemed to be, regarding Hathaway, that fans were prepared…


Contest and Giveaway Winners

Contest and Giveaway Winners

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We have a winner for our Golden Globes contest, with 14 right, which means Daniele Giovannoli from Italy got a perfect score. She wins a $50 Amazon gift card. Please send an email to awardsdaily@gmail.com for prize info! And the winner of the Haiku Giveaway Inception DVD is: Derek, who wrote: Dazzling Black Swan, A King who inspired all, I‚Äôm CEO Bitch. Please send an email to awardsdaily@gmail.com for prize…


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Oscar Poker Episode 16

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We are going to be getting our Moviegasm podcasts up and running soon — we had to take a break for a variety of reasons. Jeff Wells, Phil Contrino and I recorded this podcast yesterday morning, post-Golden Globes. The BAFTA nods hadn’t yet come out, so we can’t/don’t go there. It is a snapshot of what we were thinking yesterday. Hope you enjoy it. Or, if you don’t enjoy it,…


BAFTA Nominations!

BAFTA Nominations!

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BEST FILM BLACK SWAN INCEPTION THE KING‚ÄôS SPEECH THE SOCIAL NETWORK TRUE GRIT DIRECTOR 127 HOURS – Danny Boyle BLACK SWAN – Darren Aronofsky INCEPTION – Christopher Nolan THE KING‚ÄôS SPEECH – Tom Hooper THE SOCIAL NETWORK – David Fincher LEADING ACTOR JAVIER BARDEM – Biutiful JEFF BRIDGES – True Grit JESSE EISENBERG – The Social Network COLIN FIRTH – The King‚Äôs Speech JAMES FRANCO – 127 Hours LEADING ACTRESS…


The Social Network dominates Golden Globe Awards

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Best Motion Picture – Drama * The Social Network Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy * The Kids Are All Right Best Director – Motion Picture * David Fincher for The Social Network Best Screenplay – Motion Picture * The Social Network: Aaron Sorkin Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama * Colin Firth for The King’s Speech Best Performance by an Actress in a…


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Best Picture Box-Office Update

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Adding up the weekend box-office estimates for the top Best Picture contenders, we find True Grit vaulting into 3rd place with a long trail ahead yet to ride. (Run, Little Blackie, run!) Wasn’t expecting too many surprises when I drew up a chart for the most successful BP hopefuls, but found a few anyway. Nice to see Shutter Island is Scorsese’s biggest worldwide box-office earner ever (and expect The Invention…

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