The Writers Guild Awards Nominations! "The Dark Knight" Among Nominees 

"The Dark Knight," "Slumdog Millionaire," "Doubt," "Frost/Nixon," and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" are among the nominees in the ADAPTED SCREENPLAY category for the WGA's (Writers Guild Awards) 61st Anniversary awards show.

Winners will be announced February 7th, and will be held simultaneously between two ceremonies -- West Coast at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, and the East Coast at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.

What about "Milk" or "The Wrestler?" Click Read More to see full list of nominees! Read More...

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The NAACP Image Awards Nominations 

The NAACP has announced it's 40th Annual Image Awards nominations. In the film category, “Cadillac Records,” “The Secret Life of Bees,” “Miracle at St. Anna,” “Seven Pounds” and “Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys" have been nominated.

The TV network with the most nominations? ABC with 24 total!

The awards night will be televised on Fox, Feb. 12 from the Shrine Auditorium.

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Cinematographers Announce Nominations! 

The American Society of Cinematographers announced their nominations for Outstanding Achievement Award in the feature film category.

And the nominees are:

Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC (Revolutionary Road and The Reader)
Anthony Dod Mantle, BSC (Slumdog Millionaire)
Chris Menges, ASC, BSC (The Reader)
Claudio Miranda (The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button)
Wally Pfister, ASC (The Dark Knight)

Winner will be announced during the awards celebration at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel on February 15.

For more info, you can check out their website right here.

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Another Big Win for "Slumdog Millionaire" 

"Slumdog Millionaire" is the one to beat this Oscar season! This time, the Alliance of Women Film Journalists awarded the movie its highest honor -- Best Picture of their EDA (Excellent Dynamic Activism) Awards.

Sean Penn also scored a Best Actor win for "Milk."

But my favorite categories of the EDA Awards? Their Special Mention Awards with fun categories like the Hall Of Shame Award ("27 Dresses") or Actress Most in Need Of A New Agent Award (gasp, Kate Hudson).

The Alliance of Women Film Journalists is a great organization with members who are "highly qualified professional female movie critics, reporters and feature writers working in print, broadcast and online media."

Check their site here.

And to see the full list of winners, click read more. Read More...

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Walt Disney's "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo" 

Right after helming the upcoming "Terminator: Salvation," McG is set to direct the family film "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo" for Walt Disney Pictures.

The studio's first-ever live-action film was the 1954 original "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea." This time around, the planned film will be an "origin" type of story delving more into the Captain Nemo character and how he created his warship, the Nautilus.

So this movie will only have its characters based on the Jules Verne novel, and not the story itself.

Disney is aiming to put this film in production this year.

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