95th Academy Award Predictions: The Screenplays

95th Academy Award Predictions: The Screenplays

With the acting categories securely in our rearview mirror, I thought now was the perfect time to turn our attention to the Screenplay categories. Alongside Best Director and Best Editing, the Screenplay categories are your best bet at predicting...

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Supporting Actress

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Supporting Actress

As always, we wrap up our look at the acting nominees with Best Supporting Actress. While it usually doesn’t play a major role in the Best Picture race, a strong Supporting Actress – be it a supportive wife or mother, a spunky ingenue, or a...

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Supporting Actor

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Supporting Actor

The largest category of every year, by far, is Best Supporting Actor. With most films still dominated by men, and the definition of “Supporting” ranging from “has one really good scene” to “Wait, they’re top billed, how are they not a Lead?” this...

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Actress

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Actress

While the Oscar race is still predominantly dominated by male actors in male-driven stories, the last five years has seen a major push on the Academy’s part for female-led pictures. The Shape of Water, Nomadland, and CODA all had female leads...

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Actor

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Actor

No matter how much progress is made in diversifying the Oscars, some things will always remain the same. In this case, it’s that the best way to get a Best Picture nomination is make a film with a Best Actor nominee. In the last 12 years, every...

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Director

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Director

We’re only in July, and already the Oscar race has gone through so much turmoil. Films like Next Goal Wins and The Maestro have been pushed to 2023, others like The Stars At Noon and Three Thousand Years of Longing had muted (or outright bad)...

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Picture

95th Academy Award Predictions: Best Picture

Well the 94th Academy Awards are officially dead and buried (cause of death: slap to the face). CODA is officially the newest recipient of the Best Picture Oscar and will have to bear the brunt of think-pieces and backlash for the next ten months...

‘CODA’ Wins Best Picture At A Messy Oscar Ceremony

‘CODA’ Wins Best Picture At A Messy Oscar Ceremony

I want to focus on the highlights of the night. I want to happily announce that CODA won three Academy Awards, including Best Picture, in a touching night for great storytelling and filmmaking. And yet, that is not what the story of the day is...