Thursday, June 13, 2024

The 2016 Writers Guild Of America (WGA) Nominations

By Matt Neglia The Writers Guild Of America have announced their nominations for 2016. Remember that there were many films which were previously disqualified including:

Florence Foster Jenkins” The Lobster” Everybody Wants Some!!” Miss Sloane” “Paterson” Lion” The Handmaiden” Elle” Krisha” Finding Dory” “Julieta” Kubo and the Two Strings” Toni Erdmann” & Zootopia

With that said, click below to see this year’s nominees. Reviews are highlighted in yellow. ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Hell or High Water – Written by Taylor Sheridan
La La Land Written by Damien Chazelle
Loving – Written by Jeff Nichols
Manchester by the Sea – Written by Kenneth Lonergan
Moonlight – Written by Barry Jenkins, Story by Tarell McCraney

Arrival  Screenplay by Eric Heisserer; Based on the Story “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang
Deadpool Written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick; Based on the X-Men Comic Books
Fences  Screenplay by August Wilson; Based on his Play
Hidden Figures Screenplay by Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi; Based on the Book by Margot Lee Shetterly
Nocturnal Animals Screenplay by Tom Ford; Based on the Novel Tony and Susan by Austin Wright

Author: The JT LeRoy Story, Written by Jeff Feuerzeig
Command and Control, Telescript by Robert Kenner and Eric Schlosser, Story by Brian Pearle and Kim Roberts; Based on the book Command and Control by Eric Schlosser
Zero Days, Written by Alex Gibney You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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