Awards Watch Archive for January, 2012

Gettin’ Emotional In Events Leading Up To Oscar

Gettin’ Emotional In Events Leading Up To Oscar

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Slideshowing The Production Design Of Midnight In Paris

Slideshowing The Production Design Of Midnight In Paris

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Gurus o’ Gold: 1st Ranking Of Oscar Nominees In All Categories (Pt 2 of 2)

As they offer 13 more Oscar categories (everything but shorts), The Gurus are predicting that The Artist will win three big prizes on Oscar night… but Hugo will dominate the evening with 5 Oscar wins. Is it likely that Best Picture, Director, and Score will stand alone?

Can The Help score Best Actress and Supporting Actress and nothing else?

These and more questions… as The Gurus turn.

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Gurus o’ Gold: 1st Ranking Of Oscar Nominees In All Categories (Pt 1 of 2)

The Gurus have their first group of post-nomination projections. (The other categories will be published tomorrow.) There is a tie at the top of one category, and two categories out of these 8 that are unanimous.

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Nominee Reactions

“I’m stunned and thrilled to hear about the nomination. I wish more than anything in the world that my wife Bridget O’Connor – who did the lion’s share of the adaptation – could be here to enjoy this moment. She would be so happy and so proud. I’m going to go and meet my daughter now and tell her how clever her mother was!”

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The Oscar Sidebar

Best Picture Release Dates: Midnight in Paris – May 20, 2011 The Tree of Life – May 27, 2011 The Help – August 10, 2011 Moneyball – September 23, 2011 The Descendants – November 16, 2011 Hugo – November 23, 2011 The Artist – November 25, 2011 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close – December 25,…

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The Oscar Nominations

“And to the Academy: “You don’t like me. You really don’t like me.” – tweeted Albert Brooks on his non-nomination

The full list of nominations:

Full List of Nominations
Nominations by Picture
Sidebar
Nominee Reactions

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Nominations by Picture

The Adventures of Tintin • Original Score Albert Nobbs • Glenn Close – Actress in a Leading Role • Janet McTeer – Actress in a Supporting Role • Makeup Anonymous • Costume Design The Artist • Jean Dujardin – Actor in a Leading Role • Bérénice Bejo – Actress in a Supporting Role • Art…

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Producers Guild Dug Uggie: It’s The Artist

Producers Guild Dug Uggie The Artist Gets Zanucked

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‘THE ARTIST’ WINS THE DARRYL F. ZANUCK AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PRODUCER OF THEATRICAL MOTION PICTURES

LOS ANGELES, CA (January 21, 2012) – Today the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year’s winning motion picture and television productions at the 23rd Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. In addition to the competitive awards, the PGA honored several individuals with tribute awards includingLeslie Moonves (Milestone Award), Steven…

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London Film Critics Circle Awards 2011

FILM OF THE YEAR The Artist BRITISH FILM OF THE YEAR (The Attenborough Award) We Need to Talk About Kevin FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR A Separation DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR Senna DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR Michel Hazanavicius- The Artist SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR Asghar Farhadi- A Separation BREAKTHROUGH BRITISH FILM-MAKER (The Virgin Atlantic Award) Andrew Haigh – Weekend…

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Gurus o’ Gold: Post-Globes/Pre-Oscar Nominations

It’s all over but the nominations announcement. And then we start again.

A lot has changed in the last few months. But the battles at the tops of the charts will look pretty familiar. Perhaps the biggest change in this week’s charts – all 8 of the “top” categories – is Scorsese, who was not named by a single Guru in their Top 6 a couple of months ago and is now… well, you’ll see.

The Gurus also offer an opinion about who might have benefited from their Golden Globes appearance.

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32nd London Critics’ Circle Film Awards nominations announced

London, Tuesday 20 December: The London Critics’ Circle is delighted to announce the nominations today for its 32nd annual Film Awards in partnership with Virgin Atlantic. Voted for by over 120 UK film critics, broadcasters and writers, the nominations are lead by TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY and DRIVE, which both receive 6 nominations each. British…

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ORANGE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS IN 2011 NOMINATIONS

The Artist receives 12 nominations. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is nominated in 11 categories, Hugo has nine nominations, My Week with Marilyn has six nominations and The Help and War Horse are each nominated five times. Drive, The Iron Lady and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 have four nominations. The Descendants,…

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Critics Top Ten List 2011: Adrian Martin

Adrian Martin Mysteries of Lisbon (Raúl Ruiz) The Tree of Life (Terrence Malick) We Need to Talk about Kevin (Lynne Ramsay) Road to Nowhere (Monte Hellman) Bridesmaids (Paul Feig) Attenberg (Athina Rachel Tsangari) Drive (Nicolas Winding Refn) Sleeping Beauty (Julia Leigh) Friends with Benefits (Will Gluck) Journals of Musan (Park Jung-bum)

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The 2011 Golden Globes Awards for Film

Best Motion Picture — Drama The Descendants Best Motion Picture — Comedy or Musical The Artist Best Director — Motion Picture Martin Scorsese, Hugo Best Actress — Drama Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady Best Actor — Drama George Clooney, The Descendants Best Actress — Comedy or Musical Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn Best Actor…

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Critics Top Ten List 2011: Ray Pride

Ray Pride Movie City News The Interrupters 1. Margaret 2. Drive 3. Melancholia 4. Take Shelter / Tree of Life 5. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 6. A Separation 7. Martha Marcy May Marlene 8. Shame 9. Road to Nowhere / Certified Copy 10. Aurora / Tuesday, After Christmas

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Critics Top Ten List 2011: Rodrigo Perez

Rodrigo Perez Playlist 1. Shame 2. Rampart 3. Beginners 4. Like Crazy 5. Certified Copy 6. The Skin I Live In 7. A Separation 8. Moneyball 9. Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest 10. The Ides Of March

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Critics Top Ten List 2011: Quentin Tarantino

Quentin Tarantino 1. Midnight In Paris 2. Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes 3. Moneyball 4. The Skin I Live In 5. X-Men: First Class 6. Young Adult 7. Attack The Block 8. Red State 9. Warrior 10. The Artist / Our Idiot Brother 11. The Three Musketeers

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Critics Top Ten List 2011: Cinema Scope

Cinema Scope 1. This Is Not a Film 2. The Turin Horse 3. L’Apollonide—Souvenirs de la maison close 4. Dreileben 5. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia 6. The Tree of Life 7. Kill List 8. It’s the Earth Not the Moon 9. Sleeping Sickness 10. The Kid With A Bike

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“We don’t have any idea what the universe is. Wise people have always told us that this is proof you shouldn’t think, because thinking leads you nowhere. You just build over this huge construction of misunderstanding, which is culture. The history of culture is the history of the misunderstandings of great thinkers. So we always have to go back to zero and begin differently. And maybe in that way you have a chance not to understand but at least not to have further misunderstandings. Because this is the other side of this question—Am I really so brave to cancel all human culture? To stop admiring the beauty in human production? It’s very difficult to say no.”
~ László Krasznahorkai

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One of the great movies. Charles Bronson, great, Charles Bronson. Great movies. Today you can’t make that movie because it’s not politically correct, right? It’s not politically correct. But could you imagine with Trump? Somebody says, oh, all these big monsters aren’t around he’s easy pickings and then shoot.”
~ Donald Trump