Archive for December 7, 2015

Oscars 2015: Online Film Critics Society Nominations

The Online Film Critics Society announced their nominees earlier today.

I really put no stock into this as an Oscar precursor at all (critics don’t vote for awards. You think OFCS nominated Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close?), so really this is just gonna be about seeing how closely they match up with my tastes and the general tastes of the season.

So here we go: (more…)


Oscars 2015: Best Visual Effects Longlist

The Academy announced their longlist for Best Visual Effects. There are 20 films on it. In a few weeks, this list will be narrowed down to 10 films, and then of those 10, 5 will be nominated. So really all there is to do now is speculate about how unlikely a bunch of these movies are to even be shortlisted. Because Terminator? Okay.

Anyway, here’s your longlist:

Ant-Man
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Bridge of Spies
Chappie
Everest
Ex Machina
Furious Seven
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
In the Heart of the Sea
Jupiter Ascending
Jurassic World
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
The Revenant
Spectre
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Terminator Genisys
Tomorrowland
The Walk (more…)


Oscar Central 2015

I’m trying something new this year. One link, including everything you need to follow all the Oscar coverage this site will provide. As each new article goes up, and with each bit of coverage I provide, I’ll link to it all here.

This link will be posted from now until Oscar night on the right hand side of this site, above my Twitter feed and below that quote about the ODB.

I honestly gave zero thought to ever doing this until about five minutes ago, so I really don’t know how this is going to turn out. Let’s find out together.

Here’s everything about the Oscar season you need to know: (more…)


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Pic of the Day: “Miss Haynes, if you’re ever under a falling building and somebody runs up and offers to pick you up and carry you to safety, don’t think, don’t pause, don’t hesitate for a moment, just spit in his eye.” “What did that mean?” “It means we’re going to Vermont.”

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