An Oscar Update: How Do Elections Influence The Oscar Race?

An Oscar Update: How Do Elections Influence The Oscar Race?

As of today, it seems more than likely that Joe Biden will defeat Donald Trump to become the next President of the United States. While there are still Supreme Court battles to be fought, the only people fighting this projection are the current...

2020 Festival Updates: The Venice Winners, The TIFF Hits, And Your New Oscar Frontrunner

2020 Festival Updates: The Venice Winners, The TIFF Hits, And Your New Oscar Frontrunner

It’s strange to think about, as this September still doesn’t feel right, but technically speaking, we are right in the thick of festival and awards season. After all, Venice wrapped up earlier today, and Toronto is currently well under way. And...

93rd Academy Award Predictions: Best Picture

93rd Academy Award Predictions: Best Picture

I’ve been holding onto my Oscar predictions for quite some time. While the current list of predictions has remained unchanged since I first wrote it back in March, a certain pandemic made the whole thing feel sort of…slight, in the face of...

How Festivals Will Function In A Year Unlike Any Other

How Festivals Will Function In A Year Unlike Any Other

At this time in most other years, I would be providing you with solid, firm, independent updates on the announced lineups for Venice, Toronto, and the New York film festivals. We’d be reveling in which films will stealthily become our next Best...