Category Archives: Oscars

Reactions to the 2023 Oscar Nominations

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominations for the 95th Oscars on Tuesday. There wasn’t a whole lot to get too mad about. Seven of the 10 Best Picture nominees made my own top 10 list, … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2023

BEST PICTUREAll Quiet on the Western FrontAvatar: The Way of WaterBabylonThe Banshees of InisherinElvisEverything Everywhere All at OnceThe FabelmansTÁRTop Gun: MaverickWomen Talking Dark Horse: Triangle of SadnessLong Shot: The WhaleTotal Shock: RRR The skinny: It’s a little funny to me … Continue reading

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Oscar Picks: December 2022

BEST PICTUREAvatar: The Way of WaterBabylonThe Banshees of InisherinElvisEverything Everywhere All at OnceThe FabelmansTÁRTop Gun: MaverickThe Woman KingWomen Talking Falling off: Armageddon Time, She Said, White NoiseRising star: Triangle of Sadness The skinny: Despite underperforming even last year’s flop West … Continue reading

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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks – November 2022

BEST PICTUREArmageddon TimeAvatar: The Way of WaterBabylonThe Banshees of InisherinEverything Everywhere All at OnceThe FabelmansShe SaidTÁRWhite NoiseWomen Talking Falling off: Bardo, Empire of Light, The SonRising star: Top Gun: Maverick The skinny: After flopping at multiple festivals, the latest self-indulgent … Continue reading

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Too Early for This: Oscar Picks – August 2022

I’m not going in-depth this time because only – checks notes – one potential Best Picture nominee has come out so far. So enjoy the mystery for now. BEST PICTUREArmageddon TimeAvatar: The Way of WaterBabylonBardoEmpire of LightEverything Everywhere All at … Continue reading

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TV Recap: Mar. 27-Apr. 2, 2022

NEW SHOWS94th Academy Awards (D)An absolute disaster of a show, right up until an unscripted moment of insanity. Everyone will be talking about Will Smith’s outburst until the end of time. But it was the only interesting moment in an … Continue reading

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Oscar Re-Do: 2011

You know the drill. Winners in bold, then we break it down. BEST PICTUREThe ArtistThe DescendantsExtremely Loud & Incredibly CloseThe HelpHugoMidnight in ParisMoneyballThe Tree of LifeWar Horse Should have won: The Tree of LifeNot even nominated: Take Shelter There’s a … Continue reading

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Oscar Guide 2022

BEST PICTUREBelfastCODADon’t Look UpDrive My CarDuneKing RichardLicorice PizzaNightmare AlleyThe Power of the DogWest Side Story Will win: The Power of the DogCould win: CODAShould win: Drive My CarShould have been nominated: Mass The skinny: CODA seems to be surging, picking … Continue reading

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My Dream Oscar Ballot 2022

BEST PICTUREAnnetteThe Card CounterDrive My CarThe French DispatchLicorice PizzaMassNine DaysThe Power of the DogWest Side StoryThe Worst Person in the World BEST DIRECTORLeos Carax, AnnetteRyusuke Hamiguchi, Drive My CarWes Anderson, The French DispatchJane Campion, The Power of the DogSteven Spielberg, … Continue reading

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Reactions to the 2022 Oscar Nominations

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 94th Oscars on Tuesday. As usual, there were snubs and surprises. Some indie films had no shot, including Benedetta, The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain, Nine Days, Pig … Continue reading

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