Tag Archives: 50/50

Those Oscar Missed: Best Original Screenplay

CONTRIBUTED BY JAKE THOMPSON Best Original Screenplay refers to a screenplay in which the material is not based on another medium.  Even if the screenplay is about someone or something that was real, it would still count as an original … Continue reading

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Jonathan Levine’s Warm Bodies Trailer

It’s not usually the kind of film I look forward to, but staring ahead at early next year, the most interesting release might be Jonathan Levine’s Warm Bodies. Levine’s 50/50 was a surprise blend of comedy and drama with a … Continue reading

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The Sessions and the Oscar Bubble

Besides the obvious geekdom of loving movie nostalgia, the other reason I enjoy researching the Oscar races is because of what these awards have meant to our culture. More so than any other art form in the past century, the … Continue reading

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FINAL 2012 OSCAR NOMINATIONS PREDICTIONS

For me, the months leading up to the Oscar nomination announcement are generally the most fun. At that time you can scramble to see what’s taken seriously, what’s coming out, what little film has mainstream potential and, inevitably, what classic … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Best Actress Predictions

Current Predictions (10-13-11): Viola Davis, The Help Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn Charlize Theron, Young Adult Best Actress Notes: Some noteworthy movement in the Actress race lately. For one thing, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 50/50

Sometimes things don’t go as they were planned. Sometimes we have to deal with the last thing we want to worry about. Sometimes when shit hits the fan, the people we least expect come to the rescue and people we … Continue reading

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Best Actress Predictions

Current Predictions 09-27-11: Viola Davis, The Help Tilda Swinton, We Need To Talk About Kevin Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady Keira Knightley, A Dangerous Method Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs Best Actress Notes: Unlike the Best Actor category, this one seems … Continue reading

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Best Actor Predictions

Current Predictions 09-27-11: George Clooney, The Descendants Brad Pitt, Moneyball Gary Oldman, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Jean Dujardin, The Artist Joseph Gordon-Levitt, 50/50 Best Actor Notes: Looks like this year is shaping up to be the “year of male stars.” … Continue reading

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50/50 An Oscar Hopeful?

A quick look at early raves for Jonathan Levine’s upcoming dramedy 50/50 and it’s clear we have another legitimate contender for best picture: “Unlike most disease-of-the-week movies, 50/50 is itself split: Its focus lies half on the young man, blindsided … Continue reading

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Best Picture Predictions

Best Picture 09-25-11: The pundit world has almost universally decided that both The Artist and War Horse will be nominated. I having a sneaking suspicion that neither will actually break through and I feel pretty confident that both certainly will … Continue reading

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