There were a few big surprise wins at last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards, but politics were on the minds of those attending, as most speeches highlighted the events around the country following an executive order out of the White House.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 89th Academy Awards. Lionsgate’s musical “La La Land” led the pack with a record-tying 14 Oscar nominations, including two for Best Song.
With the Academy Awards nominations being revealed this week, any new critical attention a film can garner ahead of voting is more than welcome, and this year’s London Film Critics’ Awards definitely spread the wealth.
Ahead of their awards ceremony on Friday, January 27, the ACE Eddie Awards have announce this years nominations. Picks were chosen by members of the American Cinema Editors and continue the reigning favorites of awards season with La La Land, Moonlight, and Manchester by the Sea all landing noms.
Sophia Bush and Common revealed the nominations for the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Award and needless to say, they turned several heads. Current awards frontrunner La La Land failed to land a Best Ensemble nomination, while the television categories are dominated by newcomers Stranger Things, The Crown, and Westworld.
Last night, the 2016 Critics’ Choice Awards handed out the top prizes to various categories in film and television, further heating up the awards race. Damien Chazelle’s musical breakout La La Land took top honors for film, while Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley nabbed the highest awards in the television race.
In just one weekend, the race for Best Picture picked up steam and became a certifiable three-way race as Barry Jenkins’ moving three-act drama Moonlight took home the top prize from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. This win follows both Manchester by the Sea and La La Land winning Best Film from the National Board of Review and the New York Film Critics Circle, respectively.
Following Manchester by the Sea’s top win from the National Board of Review, the New York Film Critics Circle has gone in a different direction, naming La La Land the Best Film of 2016. Plus, a three-way race between La La Land, Manchester, and Moonlight is starting to emerge.
Manchester by the Sea is leading the Gotham Independent Film Awards as the nominees were announced today with four nominations including best feature. They will face off against Certain Women, Everybody Wants Some, Moonlight, and Paterson.
The major studios flocked to Las Vegas last week to show off the most promising projects within their upcoming slates at the annual convention known as CinemaCon. We’ve put together a few of the highlights from each studio’s presentation.