2017 Academy Awards Predictions

It’s never fun when it feels like something is going to be a clean sweep. La La Land, poised to clean house at the 89th Academy Awards is nominated for 14 awards, tying with All About Eve and Titanic for most nominations for a single film. Whether or not it deserves that, well, this isn’t a …

2016 Academy Award Predictions

Here it is, Oscar night, the Super Bowl for people like me. Every year I like to do a quick blog post about my predictions in the Top Categories. I did a better job this year of seeing many of the nominated films – so here’s hoping I’m a bit more accurate than last year! …

2015 Academy Awards Predictions

Tonight is the night, and I’m going to give you a quick run down of my predictions for the major categories! Best Actor Steve Carell, Foxcatcher Bradley Cooper, American Sniper Benedict Cumberbatch, Imitation Game Michael Keaton, Birdman Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything I believe this race to be really close, personally, I was blown …

2015 Academy Award Nominations

Awards season is in full swing as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the Academy Awards this morning.  The standouts certainly are “Birdman,” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” which tied for 9 nominations. With 8 nominations, “The Theory of Everything,” follows in a close second, and “American Sniper,” with …

2014 Oscar Predictions

The 86th Annual Academy Awards are this weekend, and it looks to be another interesting race for the nominees. It was a hard one to finalize my predictions on, but I feel like I’m putting forward a decent list. Back a few years ago, “Hugo” picked up most of the technical achievements, and “The Artist,” …

Film Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Martin Scorsese has made some of the most iconic films of our time: classics inspired by the history of cinema and including superior performances, cinematography, and editing that have in turn inspired countless other filmmakers. “Wolf of Wall Street,” the director’s latest collaboration with regular lead Leonardo DiCaprio, is a stunning combination of all the …