Why The Oscars Got it Wrong

I was looking forward to hearing Toni Collette for Best Actress in Hereditary. It is man or woman to be the best performance of 2018. My brother loved the movie, my sister not so much. Most people, even some who didn’t like it can look at that performance as deserving of recognition. Collette is already an Oscar nominee….

The 2018 Oscars That Were

The 90th Academy Awards marked change in the air, but the Academy of old suitably shouted ‘This Is Me’. By: William Hume [To every young filmmaker] This is the door. Kick it open and come in. – Guillermo del Toro, Academy Award Winning Director/ Producer of The Shape of Water  Watching this year’s Academy Awards, I…

Historic Oscar Nominations Mostly Get it Right

Official Oscar nominations were announced this morning and my second favourite movie of the year and pick to win Best Pic ‘Three Billboards’ received 7 nominations (Picture, Screenplay, Actress, Supporting Actor x2, Score, Editing) while my favourite movie of the year Blade Runner 2049 received 5 nominations in the technical categories and did not bubble up to…

A Perfect and Backlash-Free Choice Oscar Nomination List

Although actual nominations won’t be in until Tuesday I added a mix of predicted favourites and personal choices of mine for wishful thinking purposes. Read to get some sort of context and personal filter on what to expect and hope for come January 23rd for the 90th Annual Academy Awards. Best Picture Blade Runner 2049…