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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

2019 Oscars guild awards scorecard: ‘A Star is Born’ now 11 for 12 after missing visual effects nomination, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ moves up to se by Paul Sheehan

We just heard from the Visual Effects Society with their nominees for the best of the year. These wizards of wonder were the 12th of 13 guilds and societies to weigh in with their choices fo…

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Thursday, January 10, 2019

2019 Costume Designers Guild Awards nominations: Oscar frontrunner ‘The Favourite,’ ‘Black Panther,’ ‘A Star is Born’ … by Paul Sheehan

Four of our five predicted nominees for Best Costume Design at the Oscars — “Black Panther,” “The Favourite,” “Mary Poppins Returns” and “…

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Glenn Close just moved past Lady Gaga to claim first place in our Best Actress Oscar odds by Paul Sheehan

Before she won at the Globes on Sunday, Glenn Close was stuck in third place on our Best Actress Oscar chart. She was way behind the frontrunner Lady Gaga (“A Star is Born”) and …

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

2019 Oscars guild awards scorecard: ‘A Star is Born’ now 8 for 8 with nominations by Paul Sheehan

“A Star is Born” maintained its perfect track record with the guild awards by reaping a bid from the Cinema Audio Society for Best Sound Mixing on Tuesday. The CAS was the eighth…

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2019 Cinema Audio Society Awards nominations: Oscar frontrunner ‘A Star is Born’ plus ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ ‘First Man’ … by Paul Sheehan

The Cinema Audio Society Awards nominees for Best Sound Mixing are: “Black Panther,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “First Man,” “A Quiet Place” and …

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Monday, January 7, 2019

2019 Oscars guild awards scorecard: ‘A Star is Born’ is 7 for 7 with nominations by Paul Sheehan

We’ve now heard from six of the guilds — actors, art directors, cinematographers, film editors, producers and writers — as well as the casting directors with their nominees…

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Monday, December 31, 2018

Will Lady Gaga & Sam Elliott become lucky 7th Best Actress/Best Supporting Actor winners from the same film? by Paul Sheehan

Last year, Frances McDormand won her second Best Actress Oscar for her searing performance as grieving mother Mildred Hayes in Martin McDonagh‘s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing…

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Sunday, December 30, 2018

‘A Star is Born’ to make Golden Globes history with wins for Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper by Paul Sheehan

Bradley Cooper‘s remake of “A Star is Born” is predicted to make Golden Globe history on January 6 by sweeping the awards on the drama side. Lady Gaga is tipped to take …

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Saturday, December 29, 2018

‘Shallow’ will make Lady Gaga 14th woman to win Best Original Song Oscar and bring male total to 146 by Paul Sheehan

Lady Gaga is all but certain to win at least one Oscar on Feb. 24 as part of the team that wrote the song “Shallow.” She sings the smash hit in “A Star is Born” and i…

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

‘A Star is Born’ will make Oscar history if it wins 3 acting awards and Best Picture by Paul Sheehan

“A Star is Born” is predicted to win three of the four acting awards and Best Picture at the Oscars. We expect that leads Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper as well as supporting playe…

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Lady Gaga would be 5th woman to win two Oscars in one night by Paul Sheehan

Of the 63 people who have gone home with at least two Oscars on the same evening, only four of them have been women. Lady Gaga could well become the fifth woman to make history at the Academ…

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Lady Gaga looks like lock for Best Original Song Oscar for ‘Shallow’ from ‘A Star is Born’ by Paul Sheehan

Lady Gaga is all but certain to win at least one Oscar for “A Star is Born”: Best Original Song for “Shallow.” While she faces some stiff competition for Best Actress…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

‘A Star is Born’ will make Golden Globes history with wins for Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper by Paul Sheehan

Bradley Cooper‘s version of “A Star is Born” will make Golden Globes history by sweeping the awards on the drama side. While Cooper is likely to lose the Best Director race…

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Monday, December 17, 2018

2019 Oscars scorecard: Dallas critics are won over by ‘A Star is Born,’ Christian Bale, Olivia Colman … by Paul Sheehan

The Dallas-Ft. Worth critics echoed the sentiment of their St. Louis counterparts by naming “A Star is Born” as the Best Picture of the year. But that was the only prize that the…

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2019 Oscars scorecard: ‘A Star is Born’ wins over St. Louis critics, Ethan Hawke and Regina King move further ahead by Paul Sheehan

The St. Louis Film Critics Assn. (SFCA) named Bradley Cooper‘s “A Star is Born” as the Best Picture of the year. Alfonso Cuaron‘s”Roma,” which has dominat…

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‘Shallow’ will make Lady Gaga the 11th female composer to win Best Original Song Oscar by Paul Sheehan

Lady Gaga is predicted to win two Oscars for her first film as leading lady: Best Actress and Best Original Song. While she is locked in a tight race for the acting award, with Glenn Close l…

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Sunday, December 16, 2018

Lady Gaga remains Best Drama Actress Golden Globe favorite, but Glenn Close could pull off upset by Paul Sheehan

Lady Gaga (“A Star is Born”) continues to lead the race for Best Film Drama Actress at the Golden Globes but Glenn Close (“The Wife”) is primed to pull off an upset.…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Golden Globes 2019 nominations: ‘Vice leads with 6, ‘A Star is Born,’ ‘The Favourite’ and ‘Green Book’ at 5 each by Paul Sheehan

Nominations for the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced on Thursday (Dec. 6). Winners will be revealed during a live telecast to be held Jan. 6 on NBC beginning at 8:00 p.m. ET/5…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

AFI Top 10 films of 2018: ‘A Star is Born, ‘The Favourite, ‘Green Book’ among Oscar frontrunners to make the cut with American Film Institute by Paul Sheehan

The AFI announced its annual list of the Top 10 American-made movies of the year on Thursday and seven of its choices — “BlacKKKlansman,” “Black Panther,” ̶…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

2019 National Board of Review Awards: ‘Green Book’ wins 2 including Best Picture, ‘A Star is Born’ takes 3 by Paul Sheehan

The National Board of Review announced its winners on Tuesday (Nov. 27). Peter Farrelly‘s biopic “Green Book” was named Best Picture with Viggo Mortensen winning Best Actor…

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Golden Globes predictions by experts: Oscar frontrunner ‘A Star is Born’ far ahead for Best Drama by Paul Sheehan

Sixteen of our 18 Golden Globe experts from major media outlets are predicting that the Oscar frontrunner, “A Star is Born,” will win Best Drama at these precursor prizes. One i…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Oscars Best Picture: ‘A Star is Born’ still leads the race, but ‘Green Book’ is on the move say experts by Paul Sheehan

Following the Thanksgiving break, “A Star is Born” has widened its lead over “Roma” in the Best Picture race at the Oscars according to the predictions of the 30 Expe…

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Monday, November 19, 2018

Oscars Best Picture race: ‘A Star is Born’ still ahead of ‘Roma,’ but watch out for ‘Green Book’ say experts by Paul Sheehan

Heading into Thanksgiving, “A Star is Born” maintains its lead over “Roma” in the Best Picture race according to the predictions of the 30 Oscar Experts at Gold Derby…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Lady Gaga ahead to win Best Original Song Oscar now that ‘Shallow’ is only ‘A Star is Born’ submission by Paul Sheehan

Turns out Lady Gaga won’t be competing with herself at the Oscars when it comes to the Best Original Song race. The updated FYC site for “A Star is Born” now lists only …

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Bad news ‘Breaking Bad’ fans: Bryan Cranston may not be in Vince Gilligan’s new movie ‘Greenbrier’ by Paul Sheehan

“Breaking Bad” fans are hoping that Vince Gilligan‘s new movie, “Greenbrier,” is connected to the Emmy-winning TV series. His hometown newspaper, the Albuquerqu…

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Oscars Best Picture race: ‘A Star is Born’ leaps ahead of ‘Roma’ with experts by Paul Sheehan

In the first week of November, “A Star is Born” has pulled ahead of “Roma” in the Best Picture race according to the predictions of the 26 Oscar Experts at Gold Derby…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Oscars Best Picture race: ‘A Star is Born’ and ‘Roma’ remain tied for lead with 7/1 odds by Paul Sheehan

“A Star is Born” and “Roma” lead the Best Picture race according to the predictions of the 25 Oscar Experts at Gold Derby. Bradley Cooper‘s remake of the Hollyw…

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‘A Star is Born’ would make Golden Globes history with wins for Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper by Paul Sheehan

Bradley Cooper‘s remake of “A Star is Born” looks set to make Golden Globes history. Just two weeks after the news came that the studio was submitting it as a drama, we are…

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Oscars 2019: Warner Bros. has red-hot remake of ‘A Star is Born’ and ‘Creed II’ by Paul Sheehan

Last year, Warner Bros. did well at the Oscars with Christopher Nolan‘s WWII epic “Dunkirk,” which won three of its eight bids. And the studio’s co-production “…

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

2018 Tony Awards: Complete list of winners (and nominees) in all 26 categories [UPDATING LIVE] by Paul Sheehan

The 72nd annual Tony Awards took place on Sunday, June 10 at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. Two previous nominees, composer Sara Bareilles (“Waitress”) and actor Josh Gr…

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Who decided the winners of the 2018 Tony Awards? by Paul Sheehan

The winners of the 2018 Tony Awards were decided by 846 folks who make their living working on Broadway. The voting process began after nominations for the 72nd Tonys were announced on May 1…

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