Tag: 92nd academy awards

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Oscars Watch: 92nd Academy Awards Winners

“Parasite” and Bong Joon-Ho won big at the 92nd Academy Awards, taking home a total of four awards including Best Picture, Best Directing, Best International Feature Film, and Best Original Screenplay. That makes this a historic night, as a non-English film has never won the top prize in the past 92 years. Add to that the fact that South Korea has never even been … Read More Oscars Watch: 92nd Academy Awards Winners

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Oscars Watch: 92nd Academy Award Predictions

I have seen every film nominated this year, including the shorts, and the below predictions are a meld of what’s been winning, what I want to win, and what I think will win. There’s upsets every year and the pundits never get everything 100% right, so I try to mix up some of my picks with ones I prefer or ones where my gut tells me something different than what the experts are picking. These are my best guesses, so take them for what they’re worth. If you need a disclaimer, just know that I’ve never won my prediction ballot at work.

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Oscars Watch: 92nd Academy Awards Nominations Predictions Scorecard

Out of the 124 Academy Award nominations announced this morning, I was able to predict 89 of them correctly, putting my percentage at 72% correct. How did everyone else do?

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Oscars Watch: 92nd Academy Award Nominees

John Cho and Issa Rae announced the 92nd Academy Award nominees this morning from the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. The big winner was “Joker,” receiving the most nominations with 11 total. “1917,” “The Irishman,” and “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” all received 10 nominations while “Jojo Rabbit,” “Little Women,” “Marriage Story,” and “Parasite” all received six nominations each. ABC will host the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 9.

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Oscars Watch: 92nd Academy Awards Nominations Predictions

My super last minute predictions for the 92nd Academy Awards nominations, announcing Monday, January 13th, 2020 at 5:18 a.m.

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Animated Shorts in the Final Round for the 92nd Academy Awards

The Best Animated Short category has been narrowed down to ten contenders.

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Oscars Shortlist: 15 Original Songs in the Final Round for the 92nd Academy Awards

The Best Original Song category has been narrowed down to fifteen contenders. “Into The Unknown,” the anthem from this year’s “Frozen II,” seems like the only safe bet in this category.

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Oscars Shortlist: 15 Original Scores in the Final Round for the 92nd Academy Awards

The Best Original Score category has been narrowed down to fifteen contenders.

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Films in the Final Round of Best Makeup & Hairstyling for the 92nd Academy Awards

The Best Makeup & Hairsyling category has been narrowed down to ten contenders.

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 International Films in the Final Round for the 92nd Academy Awards

The International Feature category (formerly the Foreign Language Feature category) has been narrowed down to ten contenders.

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Documentary Shorts in the Final Round for the 92nd Academy Awards

The Best Documentary Short category has been narrowed down to ten contenders.

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Oscars Shortlist: 15 Documentaries in the Final Round for the 92nd Academy Awards

The Best Documentary Feature category has been narrowed down to fifteen contenders.

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Films in the Final Round for Best Visual Effects at the 92nd Academy Awards

The Best Visual Effects category has been narrowed down to ten contenders.

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Oscars Shortlist: 10 Live Action Shorts in the Final Round for the 92nd Academy Awards

The Best Live Action Short category has been narrowed down to ten contenders.

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Oscars Shortlist: 20 Films Left in the Hunt for Best Visual Effects Nominations at 92nd Academy Awards

Here we are only two months out from the Academy Awards and a little over a month away from the nominations. Today, the Best Visual Effects category has been parred down to twenty, with the biggest budget films filling the VFX landscape. The obvious front-runner has to be “Avengers: Endgame” while the yet-to-be-seen “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” already looks visually stunning.

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Oscars Shortlist: 159 Documentary Features Eligible for Nomination at 92nd Academy Awards

Even though there are 159 documentaries in contention for the Best Documentary Feature at this year’s 92nd Academy Awards, I have not seen a single one. So my guesses about what will make the final cut are really based on what got in from past ceremonies and what buzz is surrounding certain titles or how well they did at the box office. Music documentaries … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 159 Documentary Features Eligible for Nomination at 92nd Academy Awards

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Oscars Shortlist: 32 Animated Features Vying for Nominations at 92nd Academy Awards

These thirty-two Animated Features are the final in contention for the 92nd Academy Awards. Some of these have not had their required seven-day qualifying run in Los Angeles, like “Frozen II,” “Klaus,” and “Spies In Disguies,” which have not released yet, but do have tentative release dates. Dreamworks has “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” and “Abominable” in contention while Pixar has … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 32 Animated Features Vying for Nominations at 92nd Academy Awards

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Oscars Shortlist: 93 Countries and 93 Films in contention for Best International Feature Film at 92nd Academy Awards

The 2018-2019 Oscar Season is officially upon us, as 93 countries have submitted their entries into the newly dubbed Best International Feature Film category for the 92nd Academy Awards. Among the entries are front-runners like “Pain and Glory,” which debuted in America last weekend and “Parasite,” which has been receiving rave reviews and has its American debut this upcoming weekend. Animated films “Weathering With … Read More Oscars Shortlist: 93 Countries and 93 Films in contention for Best International Feature Film at 92nd Academy Awards