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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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    'American Hustle,' 'Her' and 'Wolf' Vying for Writers Guild Screenplay Honors; '12 Years' Not Eligible

    The Writers Guild of America today announced the nominations for their 2014 Writers Guild Awards. "American Hustle," "Her," "Blue Jasmine" and "Wolf of Wall Street" are all up for awards. Most notably though, John Ridley's script for "12 Years a Slave" was shut out of the competition.

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    All Award Season Screenplays Now Available Online: Oscar Frontrunners and Contenders UPDATED

    All of the award season screenplays are now available online. In the glut of promotional material sent out to Academy members at this time of year, so far copies of real books like "Lone Survivor," "The Book Thief," "12 Years a Slave" and "Philomena" by Martin Sexsmith and Will Haygood's "The Butler...

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    A Guide To The 2013-14 Awards Season: All The Winners and Nominees So Far

    Award season is in full swing, with basically three straight months of announcements from critics groups, guilds, boards, and yes, academies, underway.

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