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Spotlight: 20 Best Films of 2018

Having officially finished the Oscars Challenge for the 91st Academy Awards and having seen 130 films released in the year of 2018, there’s no better time then to finally release a list of my favorite films of the year. These are the films that captivated me more than any others. The ones that captured my imagination, made me feel something, or entertained me to … Read More Spotlight: 20 Best Films of 2018

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2019 Oscars Challenge: [25] “First Man” – Four Nominations

“FIRST MAN” Director: Damien ChazelleProducers: Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen, Isaac Klausner, and Damien ChazelleWriters: Josh SingerBased On: “First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong” by James R. HansenCinematography: Linus SandgrenEditor: Tom CrossComposer: Justin HurwitzDistributors: Universal PicturesRelease Date: October 12, 2018Budget: $59 millionRun-time: 141 minutes FILM SYNOPSIS: In 1961, test pilot and engineer Neil Armstrong joins NASA, which has been charged with landing an … Read More 2019 Oscars Challenge: [25] “First Man” – Four Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 17th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards

OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “Avengers: Infinity War” “Christopher Robin” “Ready Player One” “Solo: A Star Wars Story” “Welcome to Marwen” OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING VISUAL EFFECTS in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “First Man” “12 Strong” “Bird Box” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “Outlaw King” OUTSTANDING ANIMATED CHARACTER in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “Avengers: Infinity War” – Thanos “Christopher Robin” – Tigger “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” – Indoraptor “Ready … Read More Oscars Watch: 17th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards

Tuesday Releases: First Man & Johnny English Strikes Again

Official Synopsis: Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight. A visceral and intimate account told from Armstrong’s perspective, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the film explores the triumphs and the cost—on Armstrong, his family, … Read More Tuesday Releases: First Man & Johnny English Strikes Again

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Oscars Watch: My Personal 91st Academy Awards Nomination Prediction Results

Marked in green is everything I got right and marked red is everything I got wrong. Marked in blue are the nominees that ended up getting the spot rather than the ones I picked. BEST PICTURE “Roma” (FRONT-RUNNER) “A Star Is Born” (FRONT-RUNNER) “BlacKkKlansman” (LOCKED) “Black Panther” (LOCKED) “Bohemian Rhapsody” (LOCKED) “The Favourite” (POTENTIAL) “Green Book” (POTENTIAL) “Vice” (POTENTIAL) “Crazy Rich Asians” (POTENTIAL) ACTOR … Read More Oscars Watch: My Personal 91st Academy Awards Nomination Prediction Results

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Oscars Watch: 91st Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

BEST PICTURE “Roma” (FRONT-RUNNER) “A Star Is Born” (FRONT-RUNNER) “BlacKkKlansman” (LOCKED) “Black Panther” (LOCKED) “Bohemian Rhapsody” (LOCKED) “Crazy Rich Asians” (POTENTIAL) “The Favourite” (POTENTIAL) “Green Book” (POTENTIAL) “Vice” (POTENTIAL) Long Shot: “If Beale Street Could Talk” Want: “First Man” ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Christian Bale – “Vice” (FRONT-RUNNER) Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” (FRONT-RUNNER) Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” (LOCKED) Viggo … Read More Oscars Watch: 91st Academy Awards Nomination Predictions

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Oscars Watch: 17th Annual Visual Effects Society Award Nominees

OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “Avengers: Infinity War” “Christopher Robin” “Ready Player One” “Solo: A Star Wars Story” “Welcome to Marwen” OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING VISUAL EFFECTS in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “12 Strong” “Bird Box” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “First Man” “Outlaw King” OUTSTANDING ANIMATED CHARACTER in a PHOTOREAL FEATURE “Avengers: Infinity War” – Thanos “Christopher Robin” – Tigger “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” – Indoraptor “Ready … Read More Oscars Watch: 17th Annual Visual Effects Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Denver Film Critics Society Award Nominees

Best Picture “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Man” “First Reformed” ​“Roma” Best Director Ryan Coogler – “Black Panther” Alfonso Cuaron – “Roma” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Paul Schraeder – “First Reformed” Best Actress Yalitza Aparicio – “Roma” Toni Collette – “Hereditary” Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” Lady Gaga – “A Star Is Born” Melissa McCarthy – “Can You Ever Forgive … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Denver Film Critics Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 54th Annual Cinema Audio Society Award Nominees

Motion Picture — Live Action “Black Panther” Production Mixer – Peter Devlin, CAS Re-recording Mixer – Steven Boeddeker Re-recording Mixer – Brandon Proctor Scoring Mixer – Christopher Fogel, CAS ADR Mixer – Doc Kane, CAS Foley Mixer – Scott Curtis “Bohemian Rhapsody” Production Mixer – John Casali Re-recording Mixer – Paul Massey Re-recording Mixer – Tim Cavagin Re-recording Mixer – Niv Adiri, CAS “First … Read More Oscars Watch: 54th Annual Cinema Audio Society Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Award Nominees

Best Picture “BlacKkKlansman” “Eighth Grade” “The Favourite” “First Man” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” “A Quiet Place” “Roma” “A Star is Born” “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Best Director “BlacKkKlansman” – Spike Lee “The Favourite” – Yorgos Lanthimos “If Beale Street Could Talk” – Barry Jenkins “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón “A Star is Born” – Bradley Cooper Best Actor Christian Bale–”Vice” Bradley … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Georgia Film Critics Association Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 69th Annual ACE EDDIE Award Nominees

BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (DRAMATIC) “BlacKkKlansman” – Barry Alexander Brown “Bohemian Rhapsody” – John Ottman, ACE “First Man” – Tom Cross, ACE “Roma” – Alfonso Cuarón & Adam Gough “A Star Is Born” – Jay Cassidy, ACE BEST EDITED FEATURE FILM (COMEDY) “Crazy Rich Asians” – Myron Kerstein “Deadpool 2” – Craig Alpert, ACE, Elísabet Ronaldsdóttir & Dirk Westervelt “The Favourite” – Yorgos Mavropsaridis, … Read More Oscars Watch: 69th Annual ACE EDDIE Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 33rd Annual American Society of Cinematographers Award Nominees

Theatrical Release Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Matthew Libatique, ASC – “A Star is Born” Robbie Ryan, BSC, ISC – “The Favourite” Linus Sandgren, ASC, FSF – “First Man” Łukasz Żal, PSC – “Cold War” Spotlight Award Joshua James Richards – “The Rider” Giorgi Shvelidze – “Namme” Frank van den Eeden, NSC, SBC – “Girl” TELEVISION Episode of a Series for Non-Commercial Television Gonzalo Amat … Read More Oscars Watch: 33rd Annual American Society of Cinematographers Award Nominees