Tag Archives: Best Documentary Feature

Hollywood Contenders – The State of The Race: Looking at potential Best Documentary Feature contenders

Ahoy there folks! For what might be my final installment of the annual category/contender rundown, I’m finishing up by again moving on from the big eight categories. Yes, I’m taking a look now at one of the in betweens, or as I call them “mini-majors”. This time out, that happens[...]

Hollywood Contenders – The Best Documentary Feature short list reduces the Oscar hopefuls to 15

Last night, the short list for Best Documentary Feature was revealed, whittling down the field of contenders to just 15. As always, there were some obvious picks and some surprises (both in terms of what was chosen and what wasn’t), but I think the overall list is pretty strong now.[...]

124 Documentaries will contend for Oscar nominations this year

As is always the case around this time of year, the Academy has given us a hint as to what’s eligible for nominations in certain categories. Today, I have the recently released list of eligible contenders in Best Documentary Feature to share with you all. There’s 124 docs in total[...]

Michael Moore’s “Where to Invade Next”: Looking at potential Best Documentary Feature contenders

Ahoy there folks! For my final installment of the annual category/contender rundown, I’m finishing up by again moving on from the big eight categories and taking a look now at one of the in betweens, or as I call them “mini-majors”. This time, that happens to be the rarely boring[...]

Ethan Hawke flexes a new muscle with the documentary “Seymour: An Introduction”

I’m not sure Ethan Hawke gets the credit that he deserves. Not only is he a well respected actor, but he’s a novelist and a filmmaker as well, having put out narrative features previously, and now a documentary. Yes, this Friday, his doc Seymour: An Introduction hits theaters, and it’s[...]

Ranking the contenders in Best Documentary Feature

Today, for the next installment of my still weekly 2015 contender re-rundown, I’m moving on once again from the big eight categories (after starting this second part to the series with Best Animated Feature last week) and taking a look now at one of the in betweens, which happens this[...]

“Citizenfour”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Laura Poitras Written by: N/A (documentaries don’t have credited writers, for obvious reasons) Main Cast: Edward Snowden, Laura Poitras, and Glenn Greenwald appear, among others… Past Oscar relations: Poitras is a former nominee in Best Documentary Feature for co-directing the doc P.O.V. Today we have another article in this particular series[...]

Bowling for Columbine: The Top 25 (Best Documentary Feature)

Continuing the weekly series I’m doing here on the site, we’re talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about all of the Academy Award categories out there for us to discuss. Aside from the short form categories and likely something much harder to rank like Best Sound Editing or[...]