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Producers Guild Award Flies To Birdman While Breaking Bad scores in the TV drama categoryWhile last year brought a surprise tie between big hitters 12 Years A Slave and Gravity, this year the Producers Guild was firmly in Birdman’s court. Given that the award has often been a strong pointer for the Best Picture prize at the Academy Awards, throws something of a spanner in Boyhood’s march to Oscar glory.There were welcome awards for titles such as Roger Ebert documentary Life Itself and fellow Oscar snubbee (is that even a word?

'Grand Budapest Hotel' Returns to Theaters This Weekend Fox Searchlight Pictures Presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley announced that the company will re-release director Wes Anderson's Oscar- nominated and Golden Globe Award- winning film The Grand Budapest Hotel in select cities for special return engagements starting today, Friday, January 16.The Grand Budapest Hotel earned 9 Academy Award nominations and has already garnered over 20 major nominations from The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (nominated for 4 Golden Globes and winning Best Picture), The Broadcast Film Critics Association (nominated for 11 Critics Choice Awards and

Critics’ Choice Award Winner Emily Blunt Is Ecstatic She Isn’t a ‘Damsel in Distress’ (Video) Action heroines were among those recognized at Thursday night’s Critics’ Choice Awards, and “The Edge of Tomorrow” star Emily Blunt said what they were all thinking when she accepted the award for Best Actress in an Action Movie. “It’s the greatest thing not to be a damsel in distress in an action movie and I will forever be so grateful for the title of ‘Full Metal Bitch,'” Blunt, who starred in sci-fi adventure opposite Tom Cruise, said. See photos: Oscars 2015: The Nominees Cruise beat out “Lucy” star Scarlett Johansson, “Hung

The Five Most Pleasant Surprises Among the 2015 Oscar Nominees Okay, so there was a fair amount of disappointment around the 2015 Academy Award nominations. Everything was not awesome for ‘The Lego Movie,’ robbed of a Best Animated Movie nod, and David Oyelowo’s dreams of a Best Actor nomination vanished when Steve Carell and Bradley Cooper’s names were mentioned instead. ‘Force Majeure’ got snubbed for a Best Foreign Language Film nomination and ‘Selma’’s Ava Duvernay was robbed in the Best Director Category. I just keep looking at the list of nominations and playing “Sad Trombone” over and over again.

12 Important Takeaways From This Morning’s Oscar Nominations Flickr If you happen to live anywhere near Los Angeles, the collective buzz and groan you probably heard this morning was undoubtedly the sound of scads of potential Oscar nominees, their publicists, their families, their dog walkers, their kids, their agents, and whoever else could possibly be invested in their maybe-nominations rousing themselves at the crack of dawn to watch the live telecast that revealed who made the cut for this year’s Academy Awards nominations.

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Boyhood, Birdman

Film School Rejects - Tue, 2015-01-13 07:24

Boyhood, Birdman IFC Films Tonight the Hollywood Foreign Press Association got its annual spotlight, by way of the spotlight they shine on their favorite movies and TV shows and performances in both. And as usual, most of the TV winners this year represent new programs, such as Jane the Virgin, The Affair, Fargo and Transparent – the latter three of which took two awards each.

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