What a year it is when we’re talking about a Martin Scorsese film being “unlikely” to win Best Picture. Top that off with a film that’s garnering ten nominations, at least as far as my projections, is “unlikely” to win all ten. I expect “The Irishman” to be completely shut out this year and that’s absolutely bonkers when you think of how prestigious Scorsese is. But it just goes to show you what kind of year we’ve had for movies.
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The Black Film Critics Circle awarded “Dolemite Is My Name” with four awards, including Best Film, Eddie Murphy for Best Actor, Da’Vine Joy Randolph for Best Supporting Actress, and Best Ensemble. They also awarded “The Irishman” and “Parasite” with some honors as well.
The Dublin Film Critics Circle named “Marriage Story” the Best Film of 2019, along with Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Screenplay. Noah Baumbach missed the Best Director category, however, with Martin Scorsese pulling off the win for “The Irishman.”
The Oklahoma Film Critics Circle picked “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” as their Best Picture of the year, along with Brad Pitt taking Best Supporting Actor and Robert Richardson taking Best Cinematography.
The Chicago Film Critics Association may have awarded “Parasite” their Best Picture of the year, along with Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Foreign Language Film, but “Little Women” tied it for the most wins, grabbing Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Costume Design, and Best Original Score.
Straying from the crowd slightly, the Philadelphia Film Critics Circle awarded “Knives Out” with their Best Picture honor during their Sunday night deliberations. They also awarded it Best Script.
THE IRISHMAN SEPTEMBER 27, 2019 DIRECTED BY: MARTIN SCORSESE Official Synopsis: A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa. Starring: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Anna Paquin, Jesse Plemons, Stephen Graham, Harvey Keitel, Joe Pesci, Bobby Cannavale, Jack Huston, and Ray Romano Screenplay By: Steven Zaillian Based On: “I Heard You Paint Houses” by Charles Brandt Cinematography By: Rodrigo … Read More New Trailer: The Irishman — Official Teaser Trailer #1
Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joey McFarland and Emma Tillinger Koskoff Martin Scorsese is no stranger to the Best Picture category and with “The Wolf Of Wall Street” becoming one of his best films in an illustrious career, it’s no question that it deserves all the recognition that it’s receiving. Yes, the film is not about nice people and most of the main characters are … Read More 2014 Oscars Challenge:  The Wolf Of Wall Street – Five Nominations
THE WOLF OF WALL STREET BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJANUARY 3, 2014 Leonardo DiCaprio gives one of his best performances of his career in Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street”, a brutally honest look at the life of real-life New York stockbroker, Jordan Belfort, who scammed rich people out of their money to live his lavish, no holds barred lifestyle. Almost pornographic, the film brings … Read More Quick Review: The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)
HICK / Here’s the breakdown: Chloe Moretz is one of the best young actresses ever. Her mature nature and down-to-earth show through in her performances and will carry her on to an abundantly successful career. So, taking the leading role of the film Hick is a new challenge for her and if the trailer is anything like the film, it will be a success. … Read More New Trailer: Hick – Official Trailer
[9 OUT OF 46 FILMS REMAINING]-[7 DAYS TO OSCARS] If there is one film in the Best Picture category that could possibly knock out “The Artist” (which seems unlikely at this point), it would be “Hugo”. With Martin Scorsese at the helm (who has an Academy Award for Best Director from “The Departed”) and a stellar screenplay, “Hugo” has the most nominations of any … Read More 2012 Oscars Challenge:  Hugo & 11 Nominations
TOP TEN FILMS The Descendants The Artist Hugo Moneyball The Tree of Life Drive Midnight in Paris Win Win War Horse The Help BEST ACTOR Winner – George Clooney (The Descendants) Runner-up – Michael Fassbender (Shame) BEST ACTRESS Winner – Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady Runner-up – Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Winner – Christopher Plummer, Beginners Runner-up … Read More Oscars Watch: 2011 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards