Predicting The 91st Academy Awards

Thanks to subscription services like Moviepass, AMC A-List, Netflix, and others, I was able to see more new releases in 2018 than any year previous. I didn’t see everything, of course, but I saw a lot. All the nominees in the major categories and a bunch that I felt were better films that got overlooked. Below, find my picks in bold, as well as some … Continue reading Predicting The 91st Academy Awards

Follow-up: Oscar Predictions

Earlier today I posted the rankings of the 43 movies I saw that were released in 2016. Included in those 43 were all nine of the films nominated for Best Picture at this weekend’s Academy Awards. I don’t think any of my favorite movies have a shot at winning (as most aren’t even nominated-COME ON! No nomination for “Drive It Like You Stole It” in … Continue reading Follow-up: Oscar Predictions

2016 Oscar Predictions

   I tried my best to see every movie nominated this year, but I fell short by one. I don’t think I’m going to make it to a theater (at least a theater that isn’t playing Krull in glorious 70MM) before Sunday night, so that will be a strike against me trying to make these predictions. I’ll give it my best shot. Best Supporting Actor … Continue reading 2016 Oscar Predictions

2015 Academy Awards: Predicting The Winners

If you happened to see my Grammy predictions, you know that I am terrible at this. For some reason I struggle to hit the 50% mark year after year, regardless of the awards show. I’m trying my best here, but I’m sure this will again be a complete failure. We’re a full week away, but I’m putting this up now so I can’t say “Well, … Continue reading 2015 Academy Awards: Predicting The Winners

Oscars Best Losers: Ten Songs That Should Have Won

The Academy Awards are just a few days away, and with most of the winners already assumed, it’s another boring build-up to the ceremony. I’m hoping for a couple upsets-mostly a DiCaprio win over McConaughey and a June Squibb dark horse victory (maybe Lupita Nyong’o and Jennifer Lawrence split the votes, you never know). A big one would happen if Karen O and Spike Jonze … Continue reading Oscars Best Losers: Ten Songs That Should Have Won