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The Writers Guild of America Awards Nominations Released!

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The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominations for the best writing in film for 2014. The biggest surprise may be the inclusion of Guardians of the Galaxy.

For the complete list of nominations for original, adapted and documentary screeplays, follow the jump.

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Boyhood Dominates New Film Critics Circle Awards!

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Boyhood was the only triple winner at the 80th New York York Film Critics Circle Awards – snapping up the Best Picture, Best Director (Richard Linlater) and Best Supporting Actress (Patricia Arquette) awards. The Immigrant nabbed two awards – Best Foreign Language Film and Best Actress (Marion Cotillard).

The Lego Movie was chosen for Best Animated Film and citizenfour got the award for Best Nonfiction Film. A complete list of winners follows the jump.

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Toronto Film Critics Name Boyhood Best Film!

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Boyhood picked up three awards from the Toronto Film Critics Association last night – Best Film, Best Director – Richard Linklater, and Best Supporting Actress – Patricia Arquette.

Tom Hardy took Best Actor honors for Locke; Marion Cotillar was named Best actress for her work in The Immigrant, and J.K. Simmons got Best Supporting Actor for Whiplash.

Follow the jump for the complete list of winners.

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Birdman Leads 20th Critics’ Choice Awards!

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The nominations for the 20th Critics Choice Awards included some big surprises. Not the thirteen moms for Birdman, necessarily, but the eleven for Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel which was released way back in March (ancient history for most awards voters). Boyhood was next with eight gongs.

For a complete list of nominees, follow the jump.

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Michelle says Birdman Starts Strong but Stumbles Across The Finish Line

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In many ways Birdman is a case of a great film that cannot sustain it’s greatness for more than 60 minutes. It eventually fails to live up to the amazing cast and the quirky tone that it sets up. The question is can I overlook the awfulness of the last 30 minutes?

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