Awards

Boyhood Leads Gotham Awards With 4 Nominations Awards

Boyhood Leads Gotham Awards With 4 Nominations

You might be thinking “Already?!” but yes, award season is already starting. Today, New York’s Gotham Independent Film Awards put out their nominees, a list filled with pleasant surprises and some very obvious choices. Let’s start with the obvious choice: Boyhood. Any indie award would be insane to deny Richard Linklater’s film, possibly the indie Read More
2014 Oscar Winners Awards

2014 Oscar Winners

The big winner Oscar Sunday was Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity, winning seven awards including Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, and Best Visual Effects. Though for the second year in a row, the winner for Best Director did not go on to win the top prize of Best Picture. Instead the honors went to 12 Years Read More
2014 Spirit Award Winners Awards

2014 Spirit Award Winners

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave was unsurprisingly the big winner at the Film Independent Spirit Awards today with a total of five wins including, Best Feature, Best Director, Best Supporting Female, Best Cinematography, and Best Screenplay. There were some great acceptance speeches from Matthew McConaughey who had the most inspirational speech (yes, it began Read More
Oscars 2014 Predictions Awards

Oscars 2014 Predictions

Over the past several weeks we have provided an extensive individual breakdown for all of the major Oscar categories. Today we have compiled our 2014 Oscars Predictions on a convenient one sheet for you, along with links to our previous analysis. Oscar night is right around the corner, so be sure to tune in to Read More
Oscar Analysis 2014: Best Picture Awards

Oscar Analysis 2014: Best Picture

Last week we predicted that Gravity’s Alfonso Cuarón would get the win for Best Director, so historically speaking that would mean Gravity should have a 73% chance of winning Best Picture because of how closely tied those categories are. However, we do not have to go back very far to see split category winners. Last Read More
Oscar Analysis 2014: Best Director Awards

Oscar Analysis 2014: Best Director

It requires a lot of restraint for me not to put down Steve McQueen as the director that should win the award on Oscar night. I believe he is one of the best upcoming directors of our time, so I am delighted that he is finally starting to be recognized for his brilliant work. In Read More
Oscar Analysis 2014: Best Actor Awards

Oscar Analysis 2014: Best Actor

What started out as one of the most competitive categories of the Oscar race is looking to be the easiest one to predict. The Oscar statue is now Matthew McConaughey’s to lose, but is his performance as Ron Woodroof truly the best performance of the year? I’d say no, as I can name at least Read More
BAFTA Awards: ‘Gravity’ & ’12 Years A Slave’ Take the Most Trophies Awards

BAFTA Awards: ‘Gravity’ & ’12 Years A Slave’ Take the Most Trophies

The 67th British Academy Film Awards was this past Sunday, February 16th. Sometimes providing a potential glimpse at what Oscar night may bring, the winners were fairly safe bets and may prove as consolation prizes if Academy members vote rogue this year. Gravity took home the most statues with 6 wins, including Best Director and Read More
Oscar Analysis 2014: Best Actress Awards

Oscar Analysis 2014: Best Actress

The one question on everyone’s mind about Best Actress is, “Can we give this to Cate Blanchett already so we can all go home?” It’s another easy category to predict, and rightfully so. Blanchett hasn’t had a proper lead role in at least 5 years, and with Blue Jasmine she makes a hell of a Read More