For me, here are what I consider to be the Top 10 most “shocking” snubs from the Oscar nominations; 1) Emma Thompson (Saving Mr Banks)- Best Actress I think everyone was surprised that Thompson was the Actress who didn’t make … Continue reading Oscar Snubs?
The Golden Globes SHUT OUT The Butler. Wow. Another surprise was no nomination for James Gandolfini, but they nominated Julia Louis Dreyfus anyway for Enough Said. Greta Gerwig snuck in a nomination. Idris Elba finally gets some recognition for Mandela. Best Drama 12 Years A Slave Captain Phillips Philomena Gravity Rush Best Comedy or Musical American Hustle Her Inside Llewyn Davis Nebraska The Wolf Of Wall Street Best Director Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips) Steve McQueen (12 Years A Slave) Alexander Payne (Nebraska) David O’Russell (American Hustle) Best Actor In A Drama Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave) … Continue reading Golden Globe Nominations (Film Categories)
American Hustle won big today with the New York Film Critic’s Circle. It scored big wins for Best Film, Best Supporting Actress for Jennifer Lawrence, and Best Screenplay. American Hustle had stayed relatively under the radar early in the awards … Continue reading Awards Watch: NYFCC Announces The Winners for 2013
Here’s my second “power list rankings” of how films are tracking right now, and how I think the race is shaping up. Gravity and 12 Years A Slave are massive contenders right now. Best Picture 1) 12 Years A Slave … Continue reading Awards Watch- #2
Palme d’or- Blue Is The Warmest Color Grand Prix- Inside Llewyn Davis Jury Prize- Like Father, Like Son Best Director Award: Amat Escalante for Heli Best Performance By An Actor: Bruce Dern (Nebraska) Best Performance By An Actress: Bernice Bejo (The Past) Best Screenplay: A Touch of Sin Best Short Film: Safe Special Mention: 37 degrees 4S; Whale Valley Camera d’Or: Ilo Ilo Continue reading Cannes Festival Awards