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Oscars Watch: 74th Annual Writers Guild of America Award Nominees

The Writers Guild has announced their annual nominees, with several key players not be eligible, including Jane Campion and her adapted screenplay for “The Power of the Dog” and Kenneth Branagh’s “Belfast,” both of which will likely receive Oscar nominations. The notable films that may get bumped include “Nightmare Alley,” which may not have as much support as those other films. You’ve also got … Read More Oscars Watch: 74th Annual Writers Guild of America Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual Writers Guild of America (WGA) Awards

Two screenplays moved one step closer to winning an Academy Award on Sunday. Emerald Fennell and her script for “Promising Young Woman” are all but the front-runners to win the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. On the other hand, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” which won the WGA award for Adapted Screenplay, does not have as much confidence behind it. Many believe that “Borat” winning here … Read More Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual Writers Guild of America (WGA) Awards

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Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual Writers Guild of America Award Nominees

One of the biggest indicators in determining the Writing nominees at the Oscars, the Writers Guild of America announced their nominations today. Some predicted entries were there, like “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and “One Night In Miami,” but there were plenty surprises. Many were hoping for “Promising Young Woman” to make it and it did, as did “Judas and the Black Messiah” … Read More Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual Writers Guild of America Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 72nd Annual Writers Guild of America Awards

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY “Parasite”Screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin WonStory by Bong Joon HoNeon ADAPTED SCREENPLAY “Jojo Rabbit”Screenplay by Taika WaititiBased on the book “Caging Skies” by Christine LeunensFox Searchlight DOCUMENTARY SCREENPLAY “The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley”Written by Alex GibneyHBO Documentary Films TELEVISION DRAMA SERIES “Succession”Written by Jesse Armstrong, Alice Birch, Jon Brown, Jonathan Glatzer, Cord Jefferson, Mary Laws, Lucy … Read More Oscars Watch: 72nd Annual Writers Guild of America Awards

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Oscars Watch: 72nd Annual Writers Guild of America Award Nominees

The Writers Guild echoes the sentiments of much of the awards season thus far, giving nominations to “Knives Out” and Rian Johnson, “Marriage Story” and Noah Baumbach, “Parasite” and Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won, and “Jojo Rabbit” and Taika Waititi.

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Oscars Watch: 70th Annual Writers Guild Award Nominees

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY “The Big Sick” – Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani “Get Out” – Jordan Peele “I, Tonya” – Steven Rogers “Lady Bird” – Greta Gerwig “The Shape Of Water” – Guillermo del Toro & Vanessa Taylor   ADAPTED SCREENPLAY “Call Me By Your Name” – James Ivory   (Based on the Novel by André Aciman) “The Disaster Artist” – Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber   … Read More Oscars Watch: 70th Annual Writers Guild Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 67th Annual Writers Guild Award Nominees

Don’t expect “Guardians Of The Galaxy” to get a nomination for the Best Adapted Screenplay at the Oscars, but enjoy the honor from the Writers Guild. This should show you just how wide open the Adapted field is, with “Gone Girl” and “The Imitation Game” being the only locks in this category. Notably missing because of their ineligibility under the Guild rules are “Birdman” … Read More Oscars Watch: 67th Annual Writers Guild Award Nominees