Oscar 2017 Wrap-Up

Well, that happened…. In perhaps the biggest Academy Awards mess-up of all time, presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were seemingly given the wrong envelope when it was time to announce Best Picture. Beatty was quite confused at the contents of the envelope and handed the card to Dunaway, who quickly read out La La Land. The […]

2017 Oscar Preditions

Tonight is the 89th annual Academy Awards and it seems like the focus will be on anything but the films themselves. For the first time since 2003, when the ceremony went on despite the start of the war in Iraq, the political climate is probably going to be front and centre this year. Despite, all […]

Oscar 2017 Nominee Refresh

The Oscars are this Sunday and it is time once again for me to link back to my reviews of nominated films. Stayed tuned for my official Oscar predictions on Sunday. Best Picture Nominees Arrival La La Land Lion Manchester by the Sea Moonlight Other Nominees in Major Categories Elle (Best Actress) Nocturnal Animals (Best […]

My Thoughts on the 2016 Oscar Nominees

This morning saw the announcement of the nominees were announced for the 89th annual Academy Awards. The nominees were announced in a different fashion this year, opting more for pseudo-documentary testimonials from past nominees and winners, instead of the usual live event. The question on everyone’s mind this year is whether there would be any […]

Golden Globes Wrap-Up

It was a pretty predictable night at the Golden Globes last night as La La Land ended up being the big winner of the night with a clean sweep of its 7 nominations, including Best Picture – Comedy/Musical, Best Director, and acting awards for stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. It seems like the stage is […]

2017 Golden Globes Predictions

It is time for the 2017 Golden Globe Awards. This is the official kick-off for awards season and while the Hollywood Foreign Press Association does make odd choices at times, there are always a few awards that will given an idea how the Oscars are going to turn out. So, here are my predictions for […]

My Thoughts on the 2017 Golden Globe Nominees

Awards season has officially begun with the announcement of nominees for the 74th annual Golden Globes. Every year, this bunch of awards handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association treads a fine line between being a predictor for the Oscars and being a populist joke. Every year has some nominees that leave you scratching […]

Canadian Screen Awards 2016 Wrap-Up

Last night saw the presentation of the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards and it is probably no surprise to anyone that Room ended up being the big winner of the night, taking away 9 of its 11 nominations, including Best Picture and Achievement in Directing for Irish director Lenny Abrahamson. Probably, the biggest surprise among Room‘s wins […]

Canadian Screen Awards 2016 Predictions

Well, we have arrived at the date of the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards. The broadcast gala will be airing on CBC television at 8:00PM EST and I will be tuning in to see which Canadian films will win the big awards. I should note that I updated my nominee refresh post from last week to […]

Canadian Screen Awards 2016 Nominee Refresh (Updated: 03/13)

Tomorrow marks the beginning of Canadian Screen Week, which will consist of multiple events leading up to Canadian Screen Awards broadcast gala in a week’s time. This will be my first year providing full coverage of the Canadian Screen Awards and I will make various posts throughout the week. I thought that I would start […]