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Quvenzhané Wallis Makes History - Youngest Actress Nominated For Best Actress Oscar

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 10, 2013 8:56 AM
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Ok, let's see. First, a huge congrats to Quvenzhané Wallis who, as the title of this post states, has made history, becoming the youngest actress ever to be nominated for an Academy Award. She's just 9 years old. The previous record holder was Keisha Castle-Hughes, who was nominated for Whale Rider in 2003. She was 14.

Tyler Perry Picks Up Razzie Nominations For Worst Actor AND Worst Actress (Wait... What?)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • January 9, 2013 10:43 AM
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Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, 'Django,' Peter Ramsey Get Golden Globes Recognition

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 13, 2012 9:47 AM
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Nominations for the 70th Golden Globe Awards were announces this morning at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, presented by Megan Fox, Ed Helms and Jessica Alba.

Alfre Woodard, Denzel Washington Individually Recognized On SAG Awards Nominees List

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 12, 2012 10:22 AM
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Everything and the kitchen sink follow via press release below; Of course Denzel Washington is nominated for his Flight performance. But, as you'd guess, there are very few of "us" on this list.

Making Sense Of The 44th NAACP Image Awards Nominees...

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • December 11, 2012 3:12 PM
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Well... what can I say, other than, that it's the NAACP Image Awards. And as it happens annually, several of the selections on the list (or not on the list, but really should be) leave me utterly confused by the committee's selection process, and I hope we can get someone over there to talk to us. 

'Key & Peele' Are 2013 Writers Guild Awards Nominees! No 'Scandal' Love (Cable TV Dominates)

  • By Courtney
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  • December 6, 2012 1:54 PM
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Proving once again that the best-written shows (especially dramas) are on cable TV... here are your 2013 WGA nominees for TV, news, and radio.

'Middle Of Nowhere,' 'Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Well-Repped On 2013 Spirit Award Nominees List

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 27, 2012 2:20 PM
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In case you haven't noticed, it's awards season! 

Emayatzy Corinealdi, 'Beasts,' 'Oversimplification of Her Beauty' Take Home Gotham Awards Trophies

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 27, 2012 9:52 AM
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The 22nd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards ceremony took place last night, Monday, November 26th, at Cipriani’s Wall Street, and was streamed live via the IFP's YouTube channel, which I embedded right here for you folks to watch.

Gotham Independent Film Awards Tonight Will Be Live-Streamed ('Middle Of Nowhere, 'Beasts,' 'Oversimplication' Up For Trophies)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • November 26, 2012 2:44 PM
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The 22nd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards ceremony takes place tonight, Monday, November 26th, at Cipriani’s Wall Street, and will be streamed live via the IFP's YouTube channel, which you can watch below! 

Voting For IFP Gotham Awards AUDIENCE Award Now Open (Several Familiar Titles On The List)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2012 8:53 PM
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Several films we've covered on S&A like Bay Of All Saints, Call Me Kuchu,The Girls In The Band, Under African Skies, and Trash Dance are all candidates for the 3rd annual Gotham Awards Audience Award, brought to you by IFP and Festival Genius.