The Best Of Telluride And Venice: A Critical/Oscar Roundup

The Best Of Telluride And Venice: A Critical/Oscar Roundup

It’s that time of year, folks! When critics much higher than me get invites to Venice and Colorado to see some of the year’s hottest commodities before anyone else, as well as spark Oscar buzz not only for us pundits, but for Academy members...

What I Watched, What You Watched #126

What I Watched, What You Watched #126

IT’S FESTIVAL SEASON, FOLKS! That’s right, we’ve waited six months for it, and now awards season is finally upon us! Because I’ve been so carefully following the awards race, as well as attending a football game on a prime movie day, I haven’t...

2019 Telluride Film Festival Lineup

2019 Telluride Film Festival Lineup

Last year, we witnessed one of modern award predicting’s longest stats fall flat on its face. After ten years, a non-Telluride premiere won Best Picture. And while there’s all sorts of reasons Green Book managed to undo history and math to claim...

92nd Academy Award Predictions: The Screenplays

92nd Academy Award Predictions: The Screenplays

Far and away, my favorite categories every year happen to be the Screenplay awards. Maybe it’s the writer in me, maybe it’s because these are the spots where creativity truly shines, but I love seeing credit being given to the brains behind our...

92nd Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress

92nd Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actress

It was all supposed to be so easy. I had a solid list of five actresses ready to take on the Best Supporting Actress category, and for once in my life, they weren’t going to be Supportive Wives! Alas, fate had other plans, and two of my original...