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Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards

Best Film “1917” Outstanding British Film “1917” Best Director Sam Mendes“1917” Leading Actor Joaquin Phoenix“Joker” Leading Actress Renée Zellweger“Judy” Supporting Actor Brad Pitt“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” Supporting Actress Laura Dern“Marriage Story” Adapted Screenplay “Jojo Rabbit”Taika Waititi Original Screenplay “Parasite”Han Jin Won & Bong Joon Ho Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer “Bait”Mark Jenkin, Kate Byers, Linn Waite Original Score … Read More Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual British Academy Of Film And Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards


Oscars Watch: 72nd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards

Sam Mendes is solidifying his Academy Award win with the Director Guild awarding him with the top honors in directing this year. Add to that multiple Golden Globe wins and the Producers Guild’s top honors, and the film is sweeping the big deciders heading into the Oscars.


Oscars Watch: 2019 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

BEST PICTURE “1917” BEST DIRECTOR Sam Mendes“1917” BEST ACTOR Joaquin Phoenix“Joker” BEST ACTRESS Scarlett Johansson“Marriage Story” BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Brad Pitt“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS(TIED) Florence Pugh“Little Women”&Laura Dern“Marriage Story” BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY “Knives Out”Rian Johnson BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY “Little Women”Greta Gerwig BEST ANIMATED FILM “Toy Story 4” BEST DOCUMENTARY “Honeyland” BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM “Parasite” BEST VISUAL EFFECTS “Avengers: … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 Denver Film Critics Society Awards


Oscars Watch: 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

Despite having fourteen nominations, “The Irishman” only took away one award from the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” on the other hand, had twelve nominations was able to win four including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.


Oscars Watch: 2019 Music City Film Critics Association Awards

Cutting into the “Parasite” winning streak, tally up another win for “1917,” having been awarded Best Film by the Music City Film Critics Association.


Oscars Watch: 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Sam Mendes and “1917” were big winners at the 77th Golden Globe Awards, winning Best Motion Picture – Drama and Best Director.


Oscars Watch: 2019 Utah Film Critics Association Awards

The Utah Film Critics Association named “Parasite” the Best Picture of the year, where it also won Best Original Screenplay and Best Non-English Language Film. “1917” won a few awards as well, including Best Director and Best Cinematography, while “Marriage Story” took both Leading Actor and Actress awards. “Apollo 11” won three awards, including Best Documentary, Best Original Score, and Best Film Editing.


Oscars Watch: 2019 North Texas Film Critics Association Awards

“The Irishman” is awarded Best Picture by the North Texas Film Critics Association. The rest of the awards were pretty spread out over many different films including “1917,” “Joker,” and “Knives Out.”


Oscars Watch: 2019 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

“Joker” sweeps in and takes Best Picture from the Phoenix Film Critics Society along with Best Actor going to Joaquin Phoenix. “1917” cleaned up the technical awards, including Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Film Editing, and Best Production Design.


Oscars Watch: 2019 Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

“1917” and “Marriage Story” took home the lion share of the awards from the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association. “1917” took Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Musical Score while “Marriage Story” took Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Screenplay.


Oscars Watch: 2019 Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards

Stepping out from what most critics awards have done thus far, the Kansas City Film Critics Circle awarded their Best Picture category to “1917,” which also brought home Best Director for Sam Mendes and Best Cinematography for Roger Deakins. “Us” and “Dolemite Is My Name” were honored.

New Trailer: 1917 — Official Trailer #1

1917 DECEMBER 25, 2019 DIRECTED BY: SAM MENDES Official Synopsis: Two young British soldiers during the First World War, are given an impossible mission: deliver a message, deep in enemy territory, that will stop their own men, and Blake’s own brother, walking straight into a deadly trap. Starring: George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, with Colin Firth, and … Read More New Trailer: 1917 — Official Trailer #1

2016 Oscars Challenge: [29] “Spectre” – Best Original Song

“WRITING’S ON THE WALL” FROM “SPECTRE” Music and Lyric by Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith In 2013, the James Bond series was completely reinvigorated with “Skyfall,” an ode to the character and the franchise while being one of the best films of the year. It garnered five Academy Award nominations and even won two, including Best Original Song. Bond was never a stranger to … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [29] “Spectre” – Best Original Song

Movie Review: Revolutionary Road (2008)

REVOLUTIONARY ROAD BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLMAY 16, 2013 Not much can be said for a film involving its main characters screaming at each other for most of the run-time, but at least with “Revolutionary Road,” some of the most talented and attractive actors are picked to do the screaming. Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet are reunited as man and wife in this 60’s novel adaptation … Read More Movie Review: Revolutionary Road (2008)

Movie Review: Skyfall (2012)

SKYFALL BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 10, 2012 What I would consider the best James Bond film yet, “Skyfall” does for the 007 series, what “The Dark Knight” did for the Batman series. The genius poured into Christopher Nolan’s Batman turned an entire generation onto a character known mainly to comic book enthusiasts. “Skyfall” takes the whimsical, two-dimensional James Bond and gives him a depth unseen … Read More Movie Review: Skyfall (2012)

New Trailer: Skyfall – Official Trailer #1

SKYFALL / Punchy and erotic, the newest 007 trailer gives very little away while remaining completely action-packed and visually stunning. Though probably not as theatrically sound as last year’s Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Skyfall will still pack a heavy punch, I am sure of it. With Daniel Craig continuing his stellar role as James Bond, after knocking out his previous dramatic thriller role in … Read More New Trailer: Skyfall – Official Trailer #1