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The Oscars will not have a host this year

The show must go on, as they say. After Kevin Hart bowed out as the Academy Awards emcee, the annual Oscars awards ceremony will go on without a host. The last time a black comedian stepped down as Oscars host (Eddie Murphy in 2011) as a re...

 
 
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A night of actual surprises at the Golden Globes

Most years the awards season is pretty predictable. There's the one or two nominations that surprise folks but they never actually win. The frontrunners are the frontrunners because they win. Well, last night the Golden Globes actually...

 
 
 
 
 
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Vice leads Golden Globes nominations with six

Just this Monday the Washington Area Film Critics Associations, of which I am a member, dropped their awards but now it's time to really start talking about the bigwigs. The Hollywood Foreign Press has released the nominations for the Golde...

 
 
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Washington Area Film Critics selected Roma as best picture

In what has become an increasingly rare occurrence my selection for Best Picture of the year won Best Picture of the year in the Washing Area Film Critics Association awards. I'm actually a member of this group, and as such love it whe...

 
 
 
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TIFF 2018 winners announced

It’s the moment all of Toronto (well, Film Twitter at least) has been waiting for: Toronto International Film Festival has announced its winners. The festival, which ran between 5-15 September, has seen the world premieres of the...

 
 
 
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The Oscars are over and the winners are here

Look, I know a lot of big things happened at the Oscars last night, but if you're a big film buff the biggest moment was Roger "I'm never going to win an Oscar" Deakins finally, finally, finally laying his hands on that little golden statue...

 
 
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Here are your Writers Guild Award winners

In the race for those all important Oscars, the guilds are where avid followers of the awards circuit look to as all-important indicators. The Shape of Water took home the gold in both the Producers Guild and Directors Guild ...

 
 
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Rick Lash's 10 best films of 2017

[Ed. Note: We do awards a bit different at Flixist. Most of our writers do not get early screenings or award screeners of movies, which means it isn't easy to see some of the films that only get limited releases in December for many of us. ...

 
 
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Anthony Marzano's Top 10 Films of 2017

[Ed. Note: We do awards a bit different at Flixist. Most of our writers do not get early screenings or award screeners of movies, which means it isn't easy to see some of the films that only get limited releases in December for many o...

 
 
 
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The 38th Razzie nominations have been announced

Awards season continues this week with the nominations for the 38th Annual Golden Raspberry Awards. Contrary to every other award show of the year, seeing your name on the list isn't particularly gratifying. The Razzies have come to represe...

 
 
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SAG Awards announced providing little Oscar clarity

The Screen Actors Guild Awards are usually a good place to start if you want to see the way the Oscar winds are blowing. While the Golden Globes can give hints, SAG is made up of people who often also vote for the Oscars, meaning we get a b...

 
 
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2018 Golden Globe nominees announced

It's the end of the year here in America, snow is beginning to fall, the days are getting shorter, and the entertainment awards season is starting to heat up. Early this morning the nominees for the 2018 Golden Globes were announced by Kris...

 
 
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The 'Netflix is a Joke' campaign is incredible marketing

Last night was the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, a ceremony where our beloved television industry pats itself on the back and tells itself how good they did. It's a night full of accolades for those who excelled in the entertainme...

 
 
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War for the Planet of the Apes is getting a big Oscar push

When the first Planet of the Apes prequels (they're prequels to the Heston originals, not remakes) landed there was a lot of buzz about Andy Serkis getting a Best Actor nomination for his motion capture role as Caesar. That didn't...

 
 
 
 
 
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Here's a complete list of 2017 BAFTA award winners

The BAFTAs last night awarded several top prizes to Damien Chazelle's La La Land, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress (Emma Stone), and Best Original Music. It may be a preview of what's to come at the Oscars. Other big awards ...

 
 
 
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Here are your 2017 Golden Globes winners

The Golden Globes were a weird sight last night. Technical flubs (which made Fallon awkwardly flail on stage until he mercifully shuffled away), Hidden Figures and Fences wrongly labeled as "Hidden Fences" (which reveals a whole host of oth...

 
 
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The 2017 Golden Globes nominees have been announced

The nominees for the 2017 Golden Globes were announced this morning. On the film side, Damien Chazelle's La La Land leads with seven Golden Globe nominations. Other major players on the film side include Barry Jenkins' Moonlight and Kenneth...

 
 
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The Golden Globes have their winners

The Hollywood Foreign Press is a strange group that really shouldn't have the second biggest award show around, but through marketing and a willingness to get famous people drunk they do. And so we once again bring you the winners for the G...

 
 
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The Golden Globe Awards have their nominees

All year I've been wondering if the stuck-up world of award givers would actually recognize Mad Max: Fury Road as one of the best movies of the year or ignore it because "action." As the early critics awards have shown it is not being ...

 
 
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Washington Area Film Critics name Spotlight best picture

Today the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association, of which I am a member, revealed its award winners for the past year. Spotlight was named the best picture, but George Miller pulled in the award for best director for Mad Max: Fury Roa...

 
 
 
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Here are your 2015 Razzie winners and losers

With the 2015 Academy Awards come and gone, it's time to focus on the negative stuff...or at least the stuff that's popular to hate rather than actual bad movies. We've got expected "winners" like Michael Bay and lots of hate for Saving Chr...

 
 
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Matt's Top 15 Movies of 2014

As a person who gets to attend press screenings for almost every major and minor release out there I get to see way too many movies. You're thinking that sounds awesome, but it can be a horrible burden. Do you know how many bad movies come ...

 
 
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Here are your 2015 Razzie nominations

To completely offset the Academy Awards nominations from earlier this morning, here we have the opposite end of the spectrum. As usual, the 2015 Razzie noms (narrowed down from the shortlist a bit ago) are really just based on popular opini...

 
 
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Here are your 2015 Oscar nominees

And we have them! The nominations are in with Birdman and Grand Budapest pulling in the lead with nomination count. A few snubs and a few surprises. How about Whiplash sneaking in for a Best Picture nominations? It totally deserv...

 
 
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Your 2015 Golden Globe Winners

And here we have it. Well, not really "it." "It" is reserved for the Oscars, but here we have the secondary it: the Golden Globes. More fun, better hosts and more drinking than the Oscars so really a better show. Below you'll find the full ...

 
 
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Here's a 2015 Razzie nominations shortlist

As awards shows increasingly become more irrelevant, the Razzies are fading away even more so. As negativity is spread so much through social media, most people don't feel like listening to that stuff anymore. Take this shortlist of nominat...

 
 
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Here are your 2014 Golden Globe nominees

Here we go. Awards season has officially begun. The Golden Globes may not seem like a big awards ceremony anymore, but their set of nominees and winners set the stage for the rest of the season. Big winners and nominees here usually are on ...

 
 
 




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On the Basis of Sex"A blast from the past"

 

Time Freak"When at first you mess up at love, build a time machine"

 

Capernaum"An imperfect but affecting piece of realist filmmaking"

 

If Beale Street Could Talk"Trust love all the way"

 

Buffalo Boys"Shouldn't work as well as it does"

 

The Upside"Spread the schmaltz on thick"

 

A Dog's Way Home"It's January"

 

The Punisher (Season 2)"Jon Bernthal yells a lot"

 

Wayne (Season 1)"YouTube has original hit on their hands"

 

Bird Box"Come see the light"

 

Lifechanger"Skin on skin"

 

Stan & Ollie"No drama"

 

Holmes & Watson"Doesn't have a clue"

 

Vice"Spend some quality time with Dick"

 

Mary Queen of Scots"Hope everyone did their homework!"

 

Aquaman""ALRIGHT!""

 

Welcome to Marwen"Home of disjointed narratives"

 

Bumblebee"So 80s. So Awesome."

 

Mortal Engines"London calling to the faraway towns"

 

Roma"Alfonso Cuaron has made one of the best movies of the decade"

 

Runaways (Season 2)"Teenagers (and parents) with attitude "

 

Mary Poppins Returns"It's a jolly holiday with Mary"

 

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"The most "comic book" comic book movie ever"

 

Backtrace"Spinning in the mud"

 
 
 
 
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