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'Moonlight' and 'Arrival' take top honors at the Writers Guild Awards, where political barbs abound

At its annual awards show – one of the final indicators of which way the winds of Oscar buzz may be blowing before the Academy Awards – the Writers Guild of America honored “Moonlight,” the poetic story of a gay black youth’s coming of age in Miami, and the cerebral sci-fi film “Arrival.” "Moonlight"...

James Woods Stole Patton Oswalt’s Shoe at the WGA Awards; Quite a Feat

Tonight, comedian Patton Oswalt and his full glass of scotch hosted the Writers Guild West Awards ceremony, greeting everyone with, “Hello, alcoholic shut-ins!” Though Patton’s opening monologue was aimed at Trump and his administration (like when he said Ben Carson uses “La La Land” as a euphemism for “vagina”), Patton ... More »

Newswire: The Writers Guild really liked Moonlight and Atlanta

With the Academy Awards next week, all of the smaller organizations are giving out as many trophies as they can before returning to their relative irrelevance. Tonight it’s the Writers Guild Association Awards, which highlights the best...Show More Summary

Newswire: Goofball James Woods rushed the stage during Patton Oswalt’s WGA Awards intro

Patton Oswalt introduced tonight’s Writers Guild Awards with a bunch of political jokes that mostly riffed on the impending death of the written word, but before he made any specific jokes about Donald Trump, he mentioned that he had...Show More Summary

Kerry Washington Goes Sexy in Black at the Writers Guild Awards

Kerry Washington strikes a pose as she arrives on the red carpet for the 2017 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday night (February 19) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. The 40-year-old Scandal actress went gothic chic in a black dress with leather corset for the awards show. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics [...]

WGA Awards: John Waters Strikes A Blow For The Not-Normal – And For The Union

Producer/director and fellow proud son of Baltimore David Simon John Waters tonight paid homage tonight to John Waters, who received the Career Achievement In Writing Award from the Writers Guild of America. Calling Waters at heart and essentially a writer, Simon said that, "he is the great modern master of self-effacement and self-parody. Show More Summary

Oliver Stone’s Critique Of America: It’s Not Just Donald Trump, “But A System” – WGA Awards

In presenting Oliver Stone with the Writers Guild West Laurel Award tonight, Salvador actor James Wood said, “Oliver had the temerity to ask me once, ‘Do you think I should just retire?’ I said, ‘Are you fcking kidding me? Trump just got elected. Show More Summary

WGA Awards Ceremony Rips Donald Trump So Much, He (Sort Of) Makes An Appearance

Trump dumping was in full force today at the Writers Guild West Awards ceremony. At previous award shows this season – from the Golden Globes to the DGA awards – winners, honorees and presenters made impassioned speeches against theShow More Summary

Watch an Irascible James Woods Steal Patton Oswalt’s Shoe at the WGA Awards

The best awards shows to watch (and presumably to attend) are the ones with open bars, and it looks like the 2017 Writers Guild Awards, held Sunday night in dual ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York, falls into that category. SomeShow More Summary

2017 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced

At concurrent ceremonies concurrent ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York City The post 2017 Writers Guild Awards Winners Announced appeared first on

WGA Honoree Susannah Grant on Pocahontas, the Decline of Middle-Class Screenwriters, and Why She Loved Moana’s Character Design

On February 19, the Writers Guild of America will present its annual awards for writing achievements across film, TV, digital, and video-game formats at dual ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. It will also honor a handful of industry luminaries whose careers exemplify the best of their guild, including ... More »

Filmmakers Behind the Year’s Most Acclaimed Movies — ‘La La Land,’ ‘Arrival,’ ‘Moonlight,’ ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘Fences’ and Others — Reveal the Challenges They Faced, Lessons They Learned … and the Worst Notes They Received

With the Academy Awards coming up later this month — the ceremony is set for Sunday, Feb. 26 — and the Writers Guild Awards just around the corner this Sunday, Feb. 19, the filmmakers behind many of the awards season’s...

Deadpool Is an Oscar Contender, and It’s Got a “For Your Consideration” Ad to Prove It

The unlikeliest dark-red horse in this year’s Oscar race is Deadpool, the foul-mouthed superhero movie whose nomination for awards from the Directors Guild, the Writers Guild, and the Producers Guild puts it several steps ahead of previously presumed contenders like Martin Scorsese’s Silence. Show More Summary

Dan Wilcox Set For WGA West’s Morgan Cox Award

Veteran TV writer Dan Wilcox has been named this year's recipient of the WGA West's Morgan Cox Award, which is given in recognition of "exemplary service to the guild." The award will be presented at the Writers Guild Awards L.A. ceremony...Show More Summary

‘Deadpool’ Snags PGA Nomination, Along With ‘Moonlight’ and ‘La La Land’

One of the big surprises of this awards season so far has been Deadpool‘s emergence as the scrappy little superhero movie that could. While its Golden Globe nomination wasn’t entirely unexpected, its Writers Guild nomination raised a few eyebrows. Show More Summary

Hugh Jackman Hopes Deadpool and Ryan Reynolds Win the Oscars, the Golden Globes, and the Writers Guild Awards

last monthHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Hugh Jackman may not be able to fulfill his friend Ryan Reynolds' greatest wish, which is for a Deadpool/Wolverine buddy movie. But Jackman is still doing his best to ensure Deadpool gets plenty of awards.

2017 Writers Guild Awards Nominations Announced

The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominees for the 2017 screenwriting awards. Once again, Oscar hopefuls like "La La Land", "Manchester by the Sea",... For more, visit our blog !

Deadpool Screenplay Earns Writers Guild Awards Nomination

Deadpool continues its march to a potential Oscar nomination with recognition from the Writers Guild. The post Deadpool Screenplay Earns Writers Guild Awards Nomination appeared first on

Writers Guild Screenplay Nominations (All Three Of Them) Are Out

2 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"The Writers Guild of America hands out only three movie awards - a paltry number compared to the guild's 26 TV categories - but this year's list of nominees is complete with an interesting split from the Academy."

‘Deadpool’ Gets Nominated For A Writer’s Guild Award For ‘Best Adapted Screenplay’

2 months agoHumor / odd : Nerd Bastards

With the new year comes the award season for movies in 2016. To everyone surprise, Deadpool has garnered two nominations from the prestigious Golden Globes. One for “Best Actor In A Musical Or Comedy” and the other for “Best Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy.” To be even nominated is already a miracle in the […]

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