Reprinted from Variety by Kristopher Tapley on January 3, 2017.
Films such as Blade Runner 2049, Dunkirk and Baby Driver joined television series like Black-ish, Better Call Saul and The Handmaid’s Tale as nominees for American Cinema Editors’ 68th annual ACE Eddie Awards Wednesday.
Blade Runner and Dunkirk were nominated in the dramatic film category along with Molly’s Game, The Post and The Shape of Water. Baby Driver was recognized alongside Get Out, I, Tonya, Lady Bird and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri in the comedy field.
The Three Billboards nomination is noteworthy as the film competes in the drama category at the Golden Globes this year, yet it has been situated as a comedy with ACE.
Other TV series nominated include Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Portlandia, Will & Grace, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Fargo and Game of Thrones, while miniseries/TV movies in the mix include Feud, Genius and The Wizard of Lies. HBO’s Big Little Lies was chalked up in the drama series category. …