Since 1980, it’s proven that the surest way to an Oscar nomination for Best Lead Actor is to win the Globes’ respective category for the drama genre. Ninety-seven percent of the time, this has proven to be the case. Luke Tatge reviews the odds and scenarios.
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Tom Hooper’s The King’s Speech is a predictable but touching period drama with a pair of exceptional performances from Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush. Set to be a serious Oscar contender in all of the acting categories, Andrew reviews the movie.
The highly buzzed about Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky’s latest film, has taken the world by storm. Critics and fans alike have thrown great praise around, most notably for Natalie Portman’s performance. See what Rob and Castor have to say!
Saturday, the Producer’s Guild Awards announced their nominations for the Documentary category a whole month prior to release of their other categories in order to coincide with the International Documentary Association announcement of their winners on Friday.
Making a 2011 Oscar prediction this early is crazy. But you’re reading this, so doesn’t that make you a little crazy yourself? It’s okay. I’ve learned to just accept it. But anyways, we are 11 months away from the next Oscar ceremony, and it’s never too early to predict. I mean, at this point last year “Nine”, “Invictus” and “Amelia” were sure-fire locks for Best Picture nominations. That worked out, didn’t it?
As you can see, I have never understood the fascination with really fancy and overly bold dresses. Call me boring but to me, elegant and understated is always the way to go and it’s nice to see that most of the ladies went that way on Oscar Sunday.
Let’s take a look at the worst dressed first for a change: See a pattern here? Fancy usually results in looking like a clown, a bird or a combination of the two. I love Vera Farmiga as an actress but she did not look her best in that crazy “look at me” dress.
Well, to nobody’s surprise, the little film that could was able to outlast a late invasion from a group of giant blue aliens. The Hurt Locker ended up taking home an Oscars-best six awards, including the big three of Best Picture, Best Director, and a surprising grab in Best Original Screenplay. As is the usual case, once it won the award for Best Editing, the top prize for the war movie was pretty much a lock. The movie made plenty of history with the night, including Kathryn Bigelow becoming the first female to ever take home of the Best Director award.