90th Annual Academy Awards Nominations

This morning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 90th annual Academy Awards. We’ve been following the race for the past few months, and overall, things look as expected. There’s a few surprises here and there. (Phantom Thread‘s 6 nominations?!) Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and The Shape of Water will probably be the films to beat in most categories. And it’ll be interesting to see what Get Out, Big Sick, Baby Driver, Lady Bird, and The Disaster Artist all actually take home. There’s a good chance that the Me Too/Time’s Up movement will have a significant impact on the winners; the question will be how far that truly reaches.

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Golden Rule: ASC Frame Up Oscar Hopefuls

Earlier this month the American Society of Cinematographers announced the nominees for the Best Cinematography of 2017. As part of our Oscar coverage, we’re taking a look at Oscar shortlists and other Awards nominees. Today we’re going to see how this group may mold the Oscar nominations. You can check out the full list of ASC Award nominees here, but we’re going to focus on the films for today.

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Golden Rule: Foreign Feature Films Oscar Shortlist

Oscar Season is in full swing, and we’re bringing you every update we can. We’ve posted a few articles about the race so far, including a rundown of how the Globes may have changed the Oscar race in a few categories, as well as the current shortlist for Makeup and Hairstyling and Visual Effects nominees. Leading up to the announcement of the Oscar Nominees, we’re going to look at where things stand via shortlists and other Award Nominations. Today we’re going to look at the final shortlist for the category of Best Foreign Language Film for the Oscars.

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Golden Rule: The WGA Picks The Best Scripts of the Year

The Writer’s Guild of America consists of writers from all groups of entertainment, and annually picks the best work in TV, Film, New Media, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, Graphic Animation and Video Games. This year marks the 70th annual Writer’s Guild Awards. Today we’re going to take a look at what films have been nominated and how that may affect the Oscar race. You can check out all the nominees at the WGA’s website here.

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Golden Rule: Visual Effects Oscar Shortlist

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Oscar Season! We’ve posted a few articles about the race thus far, including a look at the nominees for the Independent Spirit Awards, a rundown of how the Globes may have changed the Oscar race in a few categories, and the current Shortlist for Makeup and Hairstyling. Leading up to the announcement of the Oscar Nominees, we’re going to look at where things stand via shortlists and other Award Nominations. Today we’re going to look at the final shortlist for the category of Visual Effects for the Oscars.

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Golden Rule: The Shortlist for Hair and Makeup Oscar Nominees

Now that the Golden Globes have finished, the next Big Award Ceremony is the Oscars themselves. We’ve posted a few articles about the race thus far, including a look at the winners from the Gotham Independent Film Awards, the nominees for the Independent Spirit Awards, the winners of the Golden Globes, and a rundown of how the Globes may have changed the Oscar race in a few categories. Leading up to the announcement of the Oscar Nominees, we’re going to look at where things stand via shortlists and other Award Nominations. Today we’re going to look at the final shortlist for the category of Makeup and Hairstyling for the Oscars.

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Golden Rule: How The Golden Globes May Have Helped Oscar Hopefuls

After the 75th Annual Golden Globes on January 7th, there’s been a swell of talk about the Oscar race. The Golden Globes don’t have a direct effect on the Oscars. The Hollywood Foreign Press, a group of journalists and photographers who aren’t part of any Hollywood Guilds, nor are they members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group that awards Oscars, chooses them. For the most part, the Globes help shed light on issues and help audiences put faces with names. They also put the current contenders in the same room together, which can help at times.

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