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Oscar Derby Finale

February 29, 2016

And we’re here at the end, folks! The 88th Academy Awards were last night, and after a long derby of speculation and  ‘anything could happen!’ hand-wringing, there at the wire it was […]

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Where For Art Thou, Domhnall Gleeson?

February 16, 2016

In the midst of this awards season I would like to take a momentary break from my usual opinions and Oscar Derby updates in order to draw attention to one particular […]

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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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Oscar Derby: The Nominees Are Announced!

January 14, 2016

The nominations for the 88th Academy Awards were announced this morning. Once again we find ourselves with a very white spread of nominees. To which I will sit and knock my head […]

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Oscar Derby Update: The Golden Globes

January 11, 2016

The 73rd Golden Globes were last night, kicking off the awards season (for better or worse). But before I get started with my react rundown, a couple quick notes: 1. The […]

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