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2021 Oscars Challenge: [27] “The Trial of the Chicago 7” (Six Nominations)

THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 BEST PICTUREBEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLEBEST CINEMATOGRAPHYBEST FILM EDITINGBEST MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)BEST WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY) What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police. Protest organizers were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot, and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious … Read More 2021 Oscars Challenge: [27] “The Trial of the Chicago 7” (Six Nominations)

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Oscars Watch: 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

The Oscar race took one step closer to answering some of our questions Sunday night while leaving us even more puzzled with others. Taking the big Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture award was “The Trial of the Chicago 7.” Not long ago, pundits called Aaron Sorkin’s film the Best Picture front-runner for the Oscars because it had been nominated or … Read More Oscars Watch: 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Oscars Watch: My Predictions for the 93rd Academy Awards Nominations

Early tomorrow morning, the nominees for the longest Oscars award season of all-time will be announced by Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas. At 5:19AM PST nonetheless. An unprecedented year for everyone will finally answer some questions about what has been deemed the best movie of the year? There are some solid “locks” in some categories. “Nomadland” and Chloé Zhao were the darlings of the … Read More Oscars Watch: My Predictions for the 93rd Academy Awards Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominees

Before the buzz had even died on the Golden Globe nominations from yesterday, the Screen Actors Guild announced their nominees this morning. Many of the same nominees carried over from the Globes. And many of the “mistakes” that the Hollywood Foreign Press were accused of were rectified by SAG. However, some new problems might have been raised. One of those problems is likely to … Read More Oscars Watch: 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominees

This year’s batch of Golden Globe nominations is bound to ruffle some feathers. Voted on by the 90 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press (journalists and photographers from mostly outside the United States), the Golden Globes is never the most significant predictor for the Academy Awards. Compare that to the Academy, which comprises almost 10,000 members and includes professionals in the industry. The decisions … Read More Oscars Watch: 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

The Denver Film Critics Society has announced the winner of their yearly awards, honoring Netfliix’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” with their Best Picture award, straying from the general consensus of “Nomadland.” However, they are not straying from Chloé Zhao being the Best Director of the year, following suit with that honoree. One other pick that sets them outside the box if their … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Denver Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2020 Hawaii Film Critics Society Awards

The Hawaii Film Critics Society has announced Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” as the Best Picture of 2020, also honoring it with Best Original Screenplay and Best Editing. For Best Director, they awarded Spike Lee for his work on “Da 5 Bloods,” which also won Best Actor for Delroy Lindo. “Nomadland” (Best Actress for Frances McDormand and Best Adapted Screenplay) and … Read More Oscars Watch: 2020 Hawaii Film Critics Society Awards

Friday Releases: Honest Thief

OCTOBER 16, 2020 <Click film’s poster to see info/trailer> HONEST THIEF Directed By: Mark WilliamsStudio: Open Road Films Hoping to cut a deal, a professional bank robber agrees to return all the money he stole in exchange for a reduced sentence. But when two FBI agents set him up for murder, he must now go on the run to clear his name and bring … Read More Friday Releases: Honest Thief