76th Golden Globe Nomination Predictions

76th Golden Globe Nomination Predictions

Tomorrow morning, the Golden Globes will announce their nominations for the 76th ceremony. And as we look down on the precipice of the next phase of Oscar nominations, I thought I’d take a quick look at predicting the booziest awards show in...

2018 AFI Awards Honor ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ ‘Atlanta,’ And ‘Roma’

2018 AFI Awards Honor ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ ‘Atlanta,’ And ‘Roma’

Last year, I called the list of AFI Award winners predictable, due to my ability to predict 9 out of 10 film winners and 5 out of 10 television winners. I believe the Institute read my article and took that comment to heart, because they went out...

91st Academy Awards Predictions: Best Supporting Actor

91st Academy Awards Predictions: Best Supporting Actor

You know, it’s funny. When I started writing this article a few weeks ago, I had no frontrunner. I toyed with a few of the names on my list, but I just couldn’t get excited for any of the names, nor did I feel the excitement in the industry for...

What I Watched, What You Watched #88

What I Watched, What You Watched #88

Sacred Walloween is one week old and…I’m already a bit behind on my 31 Days of Horror. Not terribly – I can still catch up within the course of a day or two – but I’m currently 3/6, and I don’t love those numbers. My apologies about that – I’ve...

Post-Festivals Oscar Update: Who’s Up, Who’s Down, And Who’s Breaking Free

Post-Festivals Oscar Update: Who’s Up, Who’s Down, And Who’s Breaking Free

With the Toronto International Film Festival wrapped up, officially closing the fall festival season, it’s time to take a quick look back on my previous Oscar predictions and give them a nice polishing. What films have been bolstered, what films...

91st Academy Award Predictions: Best Actress

91st Academy Award Predictions: Best Actress

In a lot of ways, it may have actually worked out in my favor to delay these Oscar predictions until after the festival season had passed. While I haven’t changed my predictions significantly since early August, I do have a stronger look at the...

A Venice And Telluride Update: What’s Big, What Tanked, And What Will Win Best Picture?

A Venice And Telluride Update: What’s Big, What Tanked, And What Will Win Best Picture?

Welcome to the Oscar race! That’s right: this past weekend, the Venice and Telluride film festivals kicked off, and considering the duo has crowned the eventual Best Picture for the past ten years, this seems like our best bet to follow along...

75th Venice Film Festival Lineup

75th Venice Film Festival Lineup

Ladies and gentlemen, we are officially in the pre-season for the Oscar race. After the TIFF lineup announcement last week, we now have a lineup for the Venice Film Festival – a festival that has given us three of our last four Best Picture...

2018 Toronto International Film Festival Lineup

2018 Toronto International Film Festival Lineup

After months of decent, but below average films to help us get through the summer slog, we finally are on the Oscar hunt as Canada has finally brought us the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival Lineup! While most Best Picture winners in...