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Oscar Derby 2017: How I’d Vote

February 22, 2017

The time has come, one and all — this upcoming Sunday is the 89th Academy Awards. As I did last year, I am presenting you with an entire post about how I’d […]

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Oscar Derby 2017 Special: The BAFTAs

February 13, 2017

Last night was the 70th annual British Academy Film Awards. Though overlap between the BAFTAs and the Academy Awards is nothing, “momentum” is an invaluable concept in the Oscar Derby. And […]

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Oscar Derby 2017: PGA and SAG

January 30, 2017

Welcome back to the derby, darlings! Over the weekend we saw both the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards and the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Awards, with La La Land and Hidden […]

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Oscar Derby 2017: The Nominations!

January 25, 2017

In case you missed it (or missed hearing about it) the nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced yesterday. So I’m about a day late to the proceedings here; but […]

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Oscar Derby Special: BAFTA

February 15, 2016

Last night was the 69th annual British Academy Film Awards. The overlap between the BAFTAs and the Academy Awards is low, but considering “momentum” is an invaluable concept in the Oscar […]

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Oscar Derby Update: Writers Guild Awards

February 15, 2016

Saturday was the 68th Writers Guild Awards, held by the Writers Guild of America, and the top prizes went to Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer for Spotlight in Original Screenplay, and […]

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Oscar Derby Update: Directors Guild Awards

February 8, 2016

The 68th Directors’ Guild Awards were held on Saturday, February 6th and it was Alejandro Iñárritu who ended the night with a win for The Revenant.  This is the second year […]

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Oscar Derby Update: Screen Actors Guild Awards

February 1, 2016

The Screen Actors Guild awards were on Saturday, and it was Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight that took home Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (which is essentially the SAG equivalent of “Best Picture”). […]

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