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Final phase of Awards Daily’s 8th Annual Simulated Oscar Ballot is now underway. Please go vote. Thanks! Dr Rob has streamlined the ballot so you should be able to fly through the drop-down menus in no time at all. Took me less than a minute. Thanks again for your indispensable ...

Feature Film Feature Motion Picture: Best Period and/or Character Makeup Mad Max: Fury Road , Makeup Artists: Lesley Vanderwalt, Nadine Prigge, Ailie Smith Feature Motion Picture: Best Period and/or Character ...
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Update: the Cinema Audio Society has announced its winner – The Revenant Earlier: The Cinema Audio Society (CAS) will have their annual awards dinner tonight at the Millennium-Biltmore Hotel in ...

Update: the Big Short has won the USC Scripter for both novel and screenplay. Earlier: USC will be handing out their Scripter awards tonight. They have a hit-and-miss record with ...

Story #1 I began my website in the year 2000. The idea was to monitor the Oscar race from beginning to end. It was just one of those funny things ...

In 2012’s The Act of Killing, filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer explored the mass genocide in Indonesia from 1965 to 1966, exposing the horrors of that regime. In this year’s The Look ...

Despite the 11th hour notion that The Revenant is indeed the film to beat (and it might be), we are still left with a needling question: when each guild picks ...

One of the interesting dynamics in this very competitive Oscar year is how two very strong, very tech-heavy films are each nominated in nearly every category. Mad Max: Fury Road ...
Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain has launched her own production company, Freckle Films where she and Elise Siegel will serve as President. Freckle Films has entered into a first-look overhead deal with Maven ...

The LA Press Club awarded its first ever Veritas Award to Spotlight. The new award is judged by members of the LA Press club and is based equally upon fidelity ...

Adam McKay’s brilliant film about the financial crisis of 2008 is hugely enjoyable as a satirical comedic drama. Ryan Gosling, Steve Carrel and Christian Bale have won rave reviews for ...

The highest scorers went to these three, with 16 correct predictions: Alex Kirichenko Hector Delgado, Jr. Misael Tovar Please send an email to awardsdaily at to claim your prize! ...
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I myself can’t give any reason why The Big Short SHOULD win Best Picture. I could probably give good reasons why The Revenant and Spotlight should. But I remember an ...

The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team are the investigative journalists who uncovered the stunning story of widespread sexual abuse by members of the clergy in the Catholic Church. Director Tom McCarthy ...

Clarence Moye
I haven't personally. I've heard bad things on it, hone ...
Just give me any project with Alicia Vikander and espec ...
Bryce Forestieri
You guys seen "Marseille" on Netflix? I'm on episode 4 ...
Well he was fantastic in Gilbert Grape! Then he was sol ...
Josiah Sillavan
Must see! “Male Celebrities who are SO MUCH Hotter and ...

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Best PicturEBirth of a Nation
Manchester by the Sea

Best ActorCasey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Nate Parker, Birth of a Nation

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Nate Parker, Birth of a Nation
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

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Animated featureZootopia
The Little Prince

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