93rd Academy Award Predictions Vs Winners

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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78th Golden Globe Predictions

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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2020 Summer Movie Awards

The summer of 2020 sure was different for us movie fans. Fortunately, though, with digital media being so prominent, we weren’t completely deprived of film.

While there wasn’t the quantity of movies to choose from for this type of post as there’s been in past years, there were still some quality films put out.

Here are my awards for what this summer had to offer.

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Monday Movie Report: Golden Globes pushed back, casting news

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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Special Movie Report: ‘Parasite’ surges on Oscar night

“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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92nd Academy Award Predictions

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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Special Movie Report: Writers Guild, BAFTA Award winners

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”

Special Movie Report: ‘1917’ picks up big win from Directors Guild

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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Monday Movie Report: Oscar Nominations Announced

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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Special Movie Report: Golden Globe Winners

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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