Award Season Campaigning Articles

Celebrity Awards Season campaigning and PR strategy.

Here comes Amy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 19, 2014 15:10:22 September 19, 2014 15:10:22
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“I think she’s the best actress in the world right now” – what Jacek just said to me while I was watching the first trailer for Tim Burton’s Big Eyes about Amy Adams. And he was only listening. He didn’t even see her on the screen. But ever since American Hustle, which he compulsively plays on re-run, he’s been her #1 fan. Full Story

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Oscar jockeying: Patricia Arquette edition

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 18, 2014 15:34:22 September 18, 2014 15:34:22
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Have you seen Boyhood yet? One of the best films of the year, if not THE best film of the year. And Patricia Arquette gives an incredible performance. Joanna sent this article to me today - even though Arquette’s role in Boyhood is a lead, IFC Films will be submitting her for Oscar consideration in the Best Supporting Actress category instead. Full Story

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Champagne means they’re breaking up again

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 16, 2014 15:51:59 September 16, 2014 15:51:59
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JayZ changed the lyrics to a song in Paris the other night about being pregnant with a second one, or something, and the Carter narrative quickly changed from divorce to baby. Then Life+Times tweeted this photo yesterday of Beyonce and Jay after On The Run showing Beyonce with a champagne glass which means…   #OnTheRunTour Full Story

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Team Birdman on the way

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 27, 2014 15:58:04 August 27, 2014 15:58:04
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Venice. Birdman opens the festival tonight. Here’s the cast with director Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu at the photo call today…already looking triumphant? Everyone is watching Birdman as one of the expected contenders for Oscar. They’ve been talking like Michael Keaton is a lock. Full Story

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Nomination Hunting featuring Eddie Redmayne & Robert Pattinson

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 15, 2014 16:26:15 August 15, 2014 16:26:15
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As Sarah just wrote in the Chris Evans article before this, it’s time to solicit favour with the awards boards now. And, well, they say it’s never hard to solicit favour with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. They nominated The Tourist and Jennifer Love Hewitt for Christ’s sake. Full Story

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Jennifer & Justin: a celebration trip

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 14, 2014 15:22:20 August 14, 2014 15:22:20
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PEOPLE posted an article yesterday about Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux. They’re on holiday in Bora Bora. They left on August 7 and were supposed to be away for a week. So it was timed for when they got back. According to US Weekly – and they reported it first – the two were at the Four Seasons. Full Story

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Eddie in the race

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 8, 2014 14:51:17 August 8, 2014 14:51:17
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It’s been trailer porn for the last few weeks, non? They’re all rolling out previews for fall releases and award season contenders. This year looks to be a strong one for Actors. When isn’t it a strong year for Actors? Right now, it’s looking like Michael Keaton for Birdman is the only legitimate lock. Full Story

Face Balls for Emmy

Lainey Posted by Lainey at August 1, 2014 17:21:23 August 1, 2014 17:21:23
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Julia Roberts was on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night. Everyone else has said this already but now I want on that bandwagon too: his writing and production staff make the show. It’s ridiculous. The games are ridiculous. Like the dumbest ideas ever… And I laugh every single time. Full Story

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Benedict Cumberbatch enters the Oscar race

Sarah Posted by Sarah at July 21, 2014 19:25:41 July 21, 2014 19:25:41

In 2011 the Black List was topped by a script for a biopic of Alan Turing, the computer scientist who developed the early computer that the British used to break the German’s Enigma code. You might also recognize his name from the Turing Test, a series of questions meant to determine if a machine is capable of fooling a human interrogator into thinking it’s human. Full Story