After a long, strange year and a mostly-virtual award season, 2020 in film is about to officially come to a close.
While 2020 obviously wasn’t a great year, there were still some great films made by several talented artists.
In the end, I got 17 right and six wrong in my predictions.
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The Golden Globes always seem to have some surprises, and as a result, my predictions haven’t always looked great.
I’m sure the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has some interesting picks tonight and I’ll probably have a fair share off. But, I’m giving it a shot here. These are my predictions and also some opinions on who I think should win.
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The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has pushed the Golden Globes ceremony because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Normally the Globes, which honors both film and television productions, takes place in early- to mid-January. However, with COVID-19 impacting the film industry, the ceremony will be scheduled for Feb. 28, 2021, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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“Parasite” capped off a great award season run with a golden night Sunday, as it earned the top prize from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Along with Best Picture, “Parasite” earned wins in categories such as Original Screenplay and Directing. Also having a good night was “1917,” which earned wins in Visual Effects, Sound Mixing and Cinematography.
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Oscar Sunday is here and after a lot of movie watching and research, I’m ready to make my picks for nearly all of the categories.
I’ve already written prediction pieces for some of the other categories, such as acting and directing. However, there are plenty others I still need to pick.
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With just one week to go before the Oscars, “Parasite” and “1917” set themselves up nicely for award season’s final night, taking home major prizes from two recent ceremonies.
On Saturday, “Parasite” won the Writers Guild of America award for Best Original Screenplay, and on Sunday, “1917” earned the top prize from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Best film was just one of several awards picked up by “1917” Sunday. Continue reading “Special Movie Report: Writers Guild, BAFTA Award winners”
Sam Mendes continued his great award season run Saturday, winning the Directors Guild of America award for Best Theatrical Feature Film.
Saturday’s win followed other directing honors from the Critics Choice, and the Golden Globes. His success so far sets himself up as a front runner for the Academy Award in directing.
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A preview of award season’s grand finale was released this morning with the announcement of nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards.
Earning the most nominations is “Joker,” with 11 total, including Best Picture. “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” meanwhile, also earned several nominations, including Best Picture.
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It was a great night for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” at Hollywood’s biggest party Sunday night. The film, directed by Quentin Tarantino, earned three wins at the 77th Golden Globes Award Ceremony.
Also having a good night was “1917”, which earned Best Picture Drama and Best Director. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association also awarded Tom Hanks with the Cecil B. DeMille, the organization’s annual lifetime achievement honor.
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Award season is in full swing with Monday morning bringing the nominations for the annual Golden Globe awards, set to take place in a few weeks.
“Marriage Story” leads the nominations race with six, followed by “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “The Irishman” which each earned five. Along with the Globe nominations, several film critic organizations have also announced their awards for 2019 movies.
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