DGA Awards Go to Jane Campion, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and More!
The Directors Guild of America sure didn’t leave any Oscar surprises last night. In giving their top prize to Jane Campion for The Power of the Dog, DGA has confirmed what we all already knew. Campion has this Academy Award locked up. For the rest of the DGA winners, see below, but Campion and Maggie […] More
Awards Season / Oscar Predictions Update: More Precursors Are About to Chime In With Uncertainty Reigning Supreme
Normally, I like to update my predictions for a Friday. However, a few things kept that from happening this week. One was just life-related, as I was flying out to California from New York for the Critics Choice Awards, which happens to fall on my birthday. So, while Sunday will be happy birthday to me, […] More
Awards Season / Oscar Predictions Update: Precursors Galore…What Do We Make Of It All?
We live in a very different cinematic reality today than we did early yesterday morning. Not only have nearly all of the precursors chimed in with their nominations…Oscar voting has begun. Yes, the Academy has started to have their membership put virtual pen to virtual paper, selecting their top films and performances. I spent a […] More
The 2022 Directors Guild Award Nominees Include Jane Campion, Steven Spielberg, and Denis Villeneuve
The Directors Guild Awards has predicted the Best Director winner at the Academy Awards 65 times out of its historic 73-year run. This year directors Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza), Kenneth Branagh (Belfast), Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog), Steven Spielberg (West Side Story), and Denis Villeneuve (Dune) will vie for the top spot […] More
DGA Awards to Require Exclusive Theatrical Release to Qualify for 2022 Awards
The Director’s Guild of America announced on Tuesday it’s eligibility window and release requirements for the 2022 awards season. Among those, the DGA announced that to be eligible for the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film Award, films released after Jun 15th 2021 must have an exclusive seven-day theatrical run before hitting any other […] More
DGA Awards Given to Chloé Zhao and Darius Marder
Tonight, the Directors Guild of America held their big awards ceremony. Of course, we all went in to this DGA show knowing that Chloé Zhao was going win the big category for her Nomadland work. That proved to be the case, as Zhao beat back Lee Isaac Chung (Minari), Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman), David […] More
DGA Lineup Includes Lee Isaac Chung and Emerald Fennell!
The Directors Guild of America released their feature film nominees moments ago, potentially giving us some major insight into the Best Director field at the Oscars. There isn’t always complete crossover between the DGA five and the Oscar five, but four usually is a pretty safe bet. This year, it looks like the DGA nominated […] More
DGA Reveals Commercial, Documentary, and Television Nominees
The Directors Guild of America have announced their nominees for the last year in their television, documentary, and commercial categories. Among the nominees are Spike Lee, receiving some love for his David Byrne concert documentary American Utopia. Lee surely hopes to hear his name again tomorrow when the DGA announces the nominees for their film categories. Also included was […] More