Screen Writers Guild nominations are in

Posted: January 3, 2014 in Movies

Award season is in full swing with several organizations already having announced their nominations; such as the Screen Actors Guild, Producers Guild of America, and of course – the Golden Globes.  The Screen Writers Guild is usually one of the last organizations to announce their nominations, all of which have a bearing on the Academy Awards and who that organization nominates.

The WGA has nominated 15 films in three different categories up for awards:

Original Screenplay

American Hustle: written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell; Columbia Pictures

Blue Jasmine: Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics

Dallas Buyers Club: Written by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack; Focus Features

Her: Written by Spike Jonze; Warner Bros.

Nebraska: Written by Bob Nelson; Paramount Pictures


Adapted Screenplay

August: Osage County: Screenplay by Tracy Letts; Based on his play; The Weinstein Company

Before Midnight: Written by Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke; Based on characters created by Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan; Sony Classics

Captain Phillips: Screenplay by Billy Ray; Based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty; Columbia Pictures

Lone Survivor: Written by Peter Berg; Based on the book by Marcus Lutrell with Patrick Robinson; Universal Pictures

The Wolf of Wall Street: Screenplay by Terence Winter; Based on the book by Jordan Belfort; Paramount Pictures


Documentary Screenplay

Dirty Wars: Written by Jeremy Scahill & David Riker; Sundance Selects

Herblock – The Black & The White: Written by Sara Lukinson & Michael Stevens; The Stevens Company

No Place on Earth: Written by Janet Tobias & Paul Laikin; Magnolia Pictures

Stories We Tell: Written by Sarah Polley; Roadside Attractions

We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks: Written by Alex Gibney; Focus Features


Via Cinemablend


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