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Directors Guild Nominations Will Clarify Oscar Race: Spielberg, Tar, Top Gun, Banshees, Everything Everywhere


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Here are the DGA nominations for feature film. No woman, no POC, and those will be talking points today. Wiped out is Sony’s “The Woman King,” which had the best shot. Also no “Avatar” or “Black Panther Wakanda Forever.”

Steven Spielberg– The Fabelmans

Todd Field – Tar

The Daniels– Everything Everywhere All at Once

Joseph Kosinski– Top Gun Maverick

Martin McDonagh– Banshees of Inisherin

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Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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