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    USC Scripters Awards Go to '12 Years a Slave,' 'Philomena,' 'Captain Phillips' and Some Offbeat Surprises

    Sssssshhhhhhhhh!!… the librarians are deliberating… and the winner will be the recipient of the 26th annual Scripters Award, bestowed by the USC Libraries, a group that seems to have its own Dewey Decimal System of prognostication. At a time of year when every half-baked assemblage of film nerds is ...

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    USC Scripter Goes For 'What Maisie Knew' and 'Spectacular Now' Over 'Wolf of Wall Street'

    The USC Libraries have named the authors and screenwriters of "Captain Phillips," "Philomena," "The Spectacular Now," "12 Years a Slave," and "What Maisie Knew" as finalists for the 26th annual USC Libraries Scripter Award.

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    'The Grandmaster,' 'Gravity, '12 Years A Slave' & More Earn ASC Nominations, No 'Wolf' Or 'Hustle'

    With just over a week to go until the Oscar nominations, the guilds continue to honor their colleagues with the PGA, WGA and DGA nominations all handed out over the last seven days or so. And now another groups has revealed their honorees.

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    'Gravity' And '12 Years A Slave' Lead 2014 BAFTA Nominations

    Awards season ticks along and the wee hours of this morning have brought an announcement from the British Academy Of Film And Television Arts, or BAFTA, that as ever, is full of surprises. "Gravity" leads the field with eleven nominations, with "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" just behind wi...

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    Directors Guild Award Nominations Include Alfonso Cuaron, David O. Russell & Martin Scorsese But No Coens

    The Coens might want to hold on putting down that deposit for a tuxedo, as it seems their wonderful "Inside Llewyn Davis" is not registering with voters. After being shut out of the Producers Guild and Writers Guild awards nominations, the directorial duo have once again been left in the cold, this ...

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    'American Hustle,' 'Wolf Of Wall Street,' 'Before Midnight' & More Earn WGA Nominations But Not Coens

    Are awards season voters no longer entranced by the magic of the Coen Brothers? Even with "Inside Llewyn Davis" earning no shortage of acclaim, that has not translated into very much love from awards types, with the film getting completely shut out of the Producers Guild Award nominations yesterday....

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    'American Hustle,' 'Gravity,' 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' & More Lead PGA Nominations

    For the past couple weeks, one of the running threads about Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" was that it was just too hardcore and raunchy for the (generally older) awards season voters. But don't tell that to the Producer's Guild—one of the best augurs of future Oscar glory—as they have ...

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    PGA Nominations 2014: Ten Features Reveal Where Oscar Voters Might Go, Weinsteins Shut Out

    The Producers Guild has unveiled its ten 2014 nominees, with a shocking shutout of all the Weinstein' Co.'s potential Best Picture contenders.

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    Pakistani Action Film 'Waar,' 'The Wolf Of Wall Street' & '12 Years A Slave' Top IMDb Best Of 2013 Poll

    Yeah, we know....it's only hours until the ball drops in Times Square and yes, we'll be getting our party hats on soon. But one more list for you before we say hello to 2014: it's the IMDB Best Of 2013 Poll.

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    The Most Memorable Movie Moments Of 2013

    Can you feel it? The end of 2013 is hurtling toward us like a stampeding rhino. And as our year-end wind down is winding down, we're letting ourselves off the leash a little and assembling this unwieldy monster—an unashamedly scrappy and random list of The Most Memorable Movie Moments of the Year ak...

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