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    It's back to business as usual at the Oscars. The last awards season, which ended on March 2, was elongated by the Winter Olympics. This time the timetable for the 87th Academy Awards is determined by the already announced Oscar show date of February 22.

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    Women Comprise Majority of WGA's 2014 Writer Access Project Honorees

    The Writer Access Project discovers and awards mid-level writers from one of five diversity categories, including women.

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    Sarah Polley, Breaking Bad's Gennifer Hutchison Win Big at WGA Awards

    "Stories We Tell" and "Breaking Bad" were feted as the 2014 Writers Guild favorites this weekend.

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    Writers Guild Awards Go for 'Captain Phillips' and 'Her'

    Given all the films that aren't eligible, the Writers Guild Awards gives a boost to other movies in the Oscar race. Saturday night Spike Jonze took home original screenplay for "Her"--ironically, thanking the rival he beat, "American Hustle"'s David O. Russell, for helping him with his script-- and ...

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    Oscar Talk: Nominations and Predictions

    In this week's Oscar Talk Kris Tapley of In Contention and I debate and assess the state of the Oscar race post-nominations and PGA tie. DGA is Saturday.

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    Reading the Oscar Tea Leaves via Guilds; Art Director & Costume Guild Votes

    To get the most accurate lay of the land as PriceWaterhouseCoopers starts to tabulate filed Oscar ballots and nominations approach January 16, it helps to look at what the guilds are doing.

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    Paul Mazursky to Receive Writers Guild West's 2014 Screen Laurel Award

    Writer, director and actor Paul Mazursky is set to receive the Writers Guild West's Screen Laurel Award at the upcoming 2014 ceremony. The honor recognizes Mazursky's lifetime of work in the film industry.

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    WGA Nominates Women Screenwriters for Dallas Buyers Club, Before Midnight

    The Writers Guild of America announced their 2014 award nominees today. Only two female screenwriters -- "Dallas Buyers Club" co-writer Melisa Wallack and "Before Midnight" co-writer/star Julie Delpy -- were honored.

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    Writers Guild Nominations 2014 Show Strength of 'Dallas Buyers Club' and 'Blue Jasmine'

    The WGA has unveiled its 2014 predictions. Again, PGA nominees "Dallas Buyers Club" and "Blue Jasmine" are showing strength while the Coens' "Inside Llewyn Davis" reveals its weakness. The Weinstein Co. did better today, and Peter Berg's "Lone Survivor" finally appears on the awards scoreboard.

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