Tag Archives: Josh Boone

The films that will sadly be shut out on Oscar nomination morning

In less than two weeks, the mystery is going to be solved in terms of who and what receive Academy Award nominations (with some mystery going away earlier today with the announcement of the Producers Guild of America nominations, but I’ll chime in on that tomorrow). At the same time,[...]

Cinematic gifts from 2014

With folks all over unwrapping presents today and the year just about over, I wanted to commemorate the time by looking at the gifts that the world of cinema bestowed on us in 2014. What do I mean when I say that? Well, in my eyes, it can mean a[...]

Re-ranking the contenders in Best Director

As I mentioned last week, with the festival season well underway and a good portion of the major contenders for the Academy Awards having screened or about to screen, now seems like as good a time as any to take a look at the big eight categories and see what’s[...]

The Best of the first two thirds of 2014

Can you believe that it’s the end of August already? Yes, by the time this weekend comes to a close, it’ll be September and two thirds of the year will be gone. As such, I figured I would do something you won’t see many other places…an article on the best[...]

Are we underestimating “The Fault in Our Stars” as an Oscar contender?

Over the weekend, Josh Boone’s The Fault in Our Stars all but swept the 2014 Teen Choice Awards. Now, believe me when I say we shouldn’t put much stock into that particular award show, but considering how few of my colleagues seem to agree with me that the film will[...]

“The Fault in Our Stars”: Oscar Contenders from the First Half

We’re officially on to the second half of the year folks, and as such, it makes sense to look back a bit and see where we stand, awards wise through six months. As such, today I’ll be going over which films are the most likely Oscar contenders from January through[...]

“The Fault in Our Stars” – Shailene Woodley: Awards Race

Directed by: Josh Boone Written by: Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (based on the novel by John Green) Main Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Willem Dafoe, Mike Birbiglia, and others… Past Oscar relations: Willem Dafoe is a two time Best Supporting Actor nominee, for Platoon and[...]

Bennett Miller: 2015 Best Director contenders

As you folks all know, it’s one thing to read early Academy Award predictions at this point in the year in order to see what folks like myself think will happen six months from now, but it’s another thing entirely to actually know something about what will be in contention.[...]

Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber: the most underrated writers in Hollywood

There are tons of screenwriters in the business that have been unjustly passed over for awards attention before, but few have been as unjustly snubbed in their careers so far as the team of Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber have. They’ve given us two instant classics in (500) Days[...]

An Early Glimpse at some Advance Oscar Predictions

Now that we’re officially a quarter of the way through 2014, I figured I’d debut my year in advance Academy Award predictions. These are actually the ones that I came up with back in March the night of the Oscars, so they’re not the most up to date, but they’re[...]
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