Oscar 2019: Wrap-Up

The 91st annual Academy Awards happened last night and despite the controversies over its format, and lack of host, the ceremony actually ended up running quite smoothly, with the broadcast concluding before 11:30 pm. In what can be considered a upset by many, though I correctly predicted it, Green Book walked away with the Oscar […]

Oscar 2019 Predictions

Tonight is the the 91st Academy Awards and it is time for me to make my annual Oscar predictions! Let’s get straight to them! Best Picture – Green Book In a perfect world, I would say that Roma would be a shoe-in for the big prize and I’m sure that film will still end up […]

Oscar 2019 Nominee Refresh

The 91st annual Academy Awards are tomorrow and it is now time for the annual round-up of my reviews for the Oscar nominated films. Best Picture Nominees Black Panther BlacKkKlansman Bohemian Rhapsody The Favourite Green Book Roma A Star is Born Vice Other Nominees in Major Categories The Wife (Best Actress) If Beale Street Could […]

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 […]