Awards Season / 24.01.2018

Surprises aplenty with this year's Academy Award nominations. While a whole host of nominations went according to plan, there were far more shocks than usual. On the plus side, the majority of these surprises are wonderful, meaning there is far more to celebrate this year than be disappointed by. That makes the unavoidable heart breaks (The Florida Project, sob!) somewhat manageable. So it's time to break down the good, the bad, and the ugly of the 90th Academy Award nominations. THE GOOD As expected, our potential new frontrunner The Shape...

Awards Season / 23.01.2018

I've said it before of the film industry, and I'll say it again - nobody knows anything. And, in the craziest awards season we've seen in years, that rings especially true when attempting to predict the Academy Award nominations. Nobody really knows how this year is going to play out. Every single category is wildly unpredictable, even more so than usual. That being said, we Oscar prognosticators like to foolishly believe we can somehow read the tea leaves of the precursor season, and decipher how the Academy will...

Awards Season / 22.01.2018

It's time to hear what the actors have to say about this year's awards race, and it could be the turning point, for many different reasons. The Screen Actors Guild Awards are often the most accurate precursor awards for the acting categories. But, every now and then, they go off on their own tangent, like we saw last year with Denzel Washington taking home Best Actor, but losing to Casey Affleck at the Oscars. The actors ultimately make up the largest group of Academy voters, so their opinion is...