Welcome, one and all, to Oscars Season! There’s a long road ahead of us, and it promises to be just as messy as last year. The good news is that, at least in my opinion, the overall quality of this … Continue reading The Road to the 92nd Oscars, Part I: Fall Festival Fever
It seems like just yesterday I was venting about the awards successes of Bohemian Rhapsody and Green Book, yet here we are, jumping into another awards season! …what’s that you say? It’s only April? *checks notes* Huh, you’re right! Well, … Continue reading The Road to the 92nd Oscars: Zero Hour
Winners will be bolded as they are announced. Supporting Actress: Amy Adams, Vice Marina de Tavira, Roma Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk Emma Stone, The Favourite Rachel Weisz, The Favourite Best Documentary Feature: Free Solo Hale County This … Continue reading 91st Academy Awards Live Thread
The 91st Academy Awards will take place on Sunday February 24th, 2019. Will this year’s ceremony be a trainwreck? Most likely, YES. I will still watch it as I’m sure many of our fellow commenters will as well. I’m a … Continue reading Favorite Oscars Moment
Here’s the final batch of Oscar Nominated Short Films after the documentary and live action batches earlier this week. Sure, the live action nominees were an embarrassing lot, but the animated films are always a better and more enjoyable collection. There’s more … Continue reading Movie Reviews: Oscar Nominated Shorts – Animated (2019)
It’s time for the next batch of Oscar Nominated Short Films after yesterday’s lot of documentary titles. The live action shorts are always my least favorite of the three by a considerable margin. The films are always such a dour … Continue reading Movie Reviews: Oscar Nominated Shorts – Live Action (2019)
For the second week of this column’s celebration of Black History Month, I considered two topics. The first would be in honor of yesterday’s President’s Day and honor all the Black actors who have been called on to play that … Continue reading The Weekly Movie Thread Honors the Black Academy Award Nominees
Welcome back to another year of coverage of the Oscar Nominated Short Films. Unlike last year, I was actually able to see the documentary package in theaters and it will serve as our lead off (the other two will come … Continue reading Movie Reviews: Oscar Nominated Shorts – Documentary (2019)
The 91st Academy Awards will air starting at 8 PM Eastern on ABC on Sunday, February 24th. Below and in the comments you will find a lengthy rant about the Academy’s many inane decisions regarding this year’s telecast, continued frustration … Continue reading The Road to the 91st Oscars, Part IV: Everything’s Coming Up Roma (Final Predictions!)
The time has come. January 22, 2019. Tracee Ellis Ross and Kumail Nanjiani will be announcing the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards in just a few minutes, starting at 8:20 AM (5:20 AM PST, sucks to be them). You … Continue reading 91st Academy Award Nominations LIVE Discussion Thread
Well here we are. The eve of the eve of the eve of the eve of the 91st Oscar nominations. I have to admit something, Awardocados: this year’s Oscar nominations are going to be a mess. I’m a broken record … Continue reading The Road to the 91st Oscars, Part III: Nominations Eve Eve Eve Eve
This is the second in a series of articles about the 2018 year in film and the lead-up to the 91st Oscars. As with previous posts, I will include discussion threads for individual Oscars categories with my personal predictions in … Continue reading The Road to the 91st Oscars, Part II: Bohemian Rhaps– Are You Kidding Me!?
This is the first in a series of articles about the 2018 year in film and the lead-up to the 91st Oscars. As with last year’s posts, I will include discussion threads for individual Oscars categories with my personal predictions … Continue reading The Road to the 91st Oscars, Part I: An Oscar is Born
The ceremony will also be “shorter” now… Continue reading The Academy Has Created a New Oscar for “Popular” Movies
Winners will be bolded as they are announced. Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards … Continue reading Academy Award Live Thread
Everyone, we’ve made it. Oscars weekend is upon us, and with it the time has come for me to make my final predictions of who will be winning some big, phallic gold statues come Sunday night! Lucky us. Since my … Continue reading The Road to the 90th Oscars, Part V: Final Predictions!
I already took a look at the animated and live action nominees for Best Short Film at this weekend’s Academy Awards so let’s finish it up with those in the category of Best Documentary (Short Subject). Unlike those which I was able … Continue reading Movie Reviews: Oscar Nominated Shorts – Documentary (2018)
Now that we have the levity of the animated short films out of the way, it’s time for a bunch of serious films about serious issues. Seriously, four of these five films are exactly that, just as it is every year. … Continue reading Movie Reviews: Oscar Nominated Shorts – Live Action (2018)
Unless one goes viral, shorts rarely get any mainstream attention. They also rarely wind up even shown to most audiences unless they are attached to another movie and usually that film is from Pixar. For a select few though, an … Continue reading Movie Reviews: Oscar Nominated Shorts – Animated (2018)
The moment is upon us. In just a few short minutes, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be announcing the nominees in all 24 categories for the 90th Oscars. The road to get here has been a … Continue reading 90th Academy Award Nominations Discussion Thread!
Ten years later, Heath Ledger’s premature end still stings. Continue reading Few Actor Deaths Have Shocked Us Like Heath Ledger