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    8 Likely 2017 Awards Contenders

    With Sundance having just wrapped, here are the films—from a new Todd Solondz to another outing from Michelle Williams and Kelly Reichardt—that will likely be in the awards running later this year.

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    Idris Elba and ‘Spotlight’ Win Big at SAG Awards

    The SAG Awards were anything but #SoWhite after honoring several actors of color at its 22nd annual ceremony including Idris Elba, Viola Davis, Queen Latifah, and Uzo Aduba. “Spotlight” took best movie cast with Brie Larson and Leonardo DiCaprio taking individual film wins.

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    Rachel Bloom’s ‘Crazy’ Ride to a Golden Globe

    Make Rachel Bloom your inspiration for overcoming rejection, because she after every major network passing on her show, she’s still getting to sing and dance on “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” every week.

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    PGA Awards: ‘The Big Short’ Wins Big

    Adam McKay’s financial crisis dramedy “The Big Short” shook up the Oscar race with a big win at the 27th annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday.

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    Daisy Ridley, Lenny Abrahamson Among 2016 Oscar Wilde Honorees

    The 11th annual Oscar Wilde Awards, which honor the artistic contributions of Irish-blooded talents in Hollywood and beyond, kick off in Santa Monica Feb. 25.

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    31st Annual Artios Awards Honor Casting’s Best

    The Casting Society of America’s big night honored the greatest casting directors in the biz Jan. 21, including special honorees Danny Boyle, Michelle and Robert King, and Bernard Telsey.

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    RSVP to the (Free) Saoirse Ronan Retrospective

    Backstage is partnering with the Landmark Theatre in Los Angeles for a retrospective on the actor, spanning across four evenings with screenings of her most notable films. Backstage and Landmark are giving away 25 free tickets to each showing!

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    11 Actors Snubbed by Oscar

    The Academy welcomed actors Bryan Cranston, Tom Hardy, Brie Larson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rachel McAdams, Charlotte Rampling, Mark Rylance, and Alicia Vikander with their first ever nominations this year. The following are just 11 of many deserving actors who have yet to receive an Oscar nomination.

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    The 2016 Oscar Nominees’ First On-Camera Roles

    This proved an especially competitive year for actors in Hollywood, with many of the 20 nominees giving career-best performances. But where did Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance, Rooney Mara, and more first appear onscreen?

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    ‘The Revenant’ Leads Oscar Pack With 12 Noms

    Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s “The Revenant” led the pack with 12 Oscar nominations Jan. 14, including picture and director, while star Leonardo DiCaprio earned his fifth acting Oscar nomination as lead actor and Tom Hardy received his first bid in supporting for the survival epic.