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Producers Guild and Screen Actors Guild predictions

This weekend, two of the major guilds will chime in and really set the stage for Tuesday morning’s Academy Award nominations. Yes, the Producers Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild awards will be held. lending ammo to certain contenders and potentially causing major damage to others. What happens[...]

Which films could the Academy shut out this year?

Each year, the Oscars leave out many a deserving title from their slate of nominations. This year, we seem poised to exclude a bunch of movies that are very strong, while also rightly snubbing a handful of lesser flicks. Today, I want to do the opposite of what I did[...]

Paul Dano’s “Wildlife”: Films to anticipate at the Sundance Film Festival

Starting tomorrow, Park City over in the state of Utah transforms. It goes from being a quiet ski resort town to the epicenter of the independent film world. Of course, we all know why. Yes, the Sundance Film Festival will be getting underway, and that’s exciting for all sorts of[...]

Penultimate Predictions a week out from the Oscar nominations

Seven days from now, we’ll know who and what the Academy Award nominees are. My final set of predictions will drop on Monday, but for now, I wanted to tinker just a little bit first. For what it’s worth, over the coming weekend, the Producers Guild of America and the[...]

Which films could lead the Academy Award nominations this year?

Voting for the Oscars has ended. The ballots are in. Now, we wait. In the meantime, why not ponder some possibilities? Today, we’re going to be looking at movies that could end up the overall nomination leader once the Academy makes their announcement. It’s an interesting thing to ponder, as[...]

“The Shape of Water” wins big at the 23rd Critics’ Choice Awards

Last night, the critics portion of the precursor season came to a head with the 23rd annual Critics’ Choice Awards. Chosen by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, the winners here get a nice little boost as Academy Award voting is currently wrapping up. Remember, critics aren’t members of the Academy,[...]

Directors Guild of America nominations announced

We now have another piece of the puzzle folks. Just a few moments ago, the Directors Guild of America revealed their nominees. DGA doesn’t always match up with the Academy Awards lineup of Best Director, but it’s safe to assume that at least three or four of the honored individuals[...]

Updated Academy Award predictions as voting is going on

In just a few days, ballots for the 90th Academy Award will be due, which means that now is literally the most crucial point in the season. If a screener is going to be watched, it’s going to be watched today. The voters I’m in contact with still have things[...]

“The Shape of Water” leads the BAFTA nominations

In the wee hours of the morning, the British Academy announced their BAFTA nominations, putting into place yet another major Oscar precursor. This voting block, known as the British vote, does hold some sway with the Academy. At the Academy Awards, they represent a solid portion of membership, so while[...]

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” surprises at the Golden Globe Awards

Last night, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association again defied expectations with their Golden Globe selections. As always, the HFPA do their own thing, the Academy be damned. Now, that’s a bit different this year, as voters for the Academy Awards were potentially watching, with voting currently going on. In that[...]
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