Monday Editorial: Why Should the Length of the Oscars Matter?

UPDATE (Feb 12, 2019): Mere hours after this post went live, the Academy announced the four categories that would be presented during the commercial breaks, those being the ones for cinematography, film editing, live-action short and makeup and hairstyling. Not surprisingly, this caused a bit of an uproar, particularly in regards to cinematography and editing, since they are […]

Monday Editorial: Academy Got Changes to Oscars Wrong

Last week the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made a number of announcements surrounding the future of the Oscars, in light of the fact that last year’s ceremony was the lowest rated telecast in history with only 26.5 million viewers tuning in. The changes include the announcement of a new Oscar for Outstanding […]

Oscar 2018 Wrap-Up

The 90th edition of the Academy Awards have come and gone and at the end of the night, Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water walked away with the Oscar for Best Picture, with the film also winning Best Director, Best Score and Best Production Design. The runner-up for the most number of wins was Christopher […]

2018 Oscar Predictions

It’s time for me to make my predictions for the 90th annual Academy Awards! There are many different directions for the Oscars to go this year and we’ll see how many of my predictions I get correct this year. Best Picture: Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri This year there doesn’t seem to be a clear front-runner […]

Oscar 2018 Nominee Refresh

We are one day away from the 90th Annual Academy Awards. As always, here is a list of my reviews of the nominated films. Stay tuned for my predictions tomorrow. Best Picture Nominees Call Me By Your Name Darkest Hour Dunkirk Get Out Lady Bird Phantom Thread The Post The Shape of Water Three Billboards […]

My Thoughts on the 2017 Oscar Nominees

This morning saw the announcement of the nominees for the 90th annual Academy Awards. There is lot that I can say about this year’s nominees, so I am going to get straight to it. The leading nominee is The Shape of Water with 13 nominations, which makes me quite happy as a fan of Guillermo del […]

75th Golden Globes Predictions

If you listened to my Thought of the Moment podcast the other day, I am less interested in the Golden Globes than I have ever been. In fact, it was only within the last few hours that I decided whether or not to actually watch the awards. Here are my no frills predictions and I […]

Thought of the Moment: 75th Golden Globes

The first episode of my Patreon-exclusive “Thought of the Moment” podcast is up with me giving my (possibly only) thoughts on this year’s Golden Globe Awards. Support me for $5 or more and give it a listen! Listen Now on Patreon

Canadian Screen Awards 2017: Wrap-Up

The Canadian Screen Awards was presented last night with the big winner of the night being Xavier Dolan’s It’s Only the End of the World, which won six awards, including Best Picture and Director. The runner-up was Race, which won four awards, including Best Actor for Stephan James. The awards also solidified the fact that Tatiana […]

Canadian Screen Awards 2017: Nominee Refresh and Predictions

Tonight is the night of the 2017 edition of the Canadian Screen Awards. Because the nominees were announced so close to the Oscars announcement, I never got to writing about them. However, I have decided that I will combine my nominee refresh and predictions into one post, to help get ready for tonight’s awards. Best […]