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…)
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:
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Bridge of Spies
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
In the Heart of the Sea
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
The Walk (more…)
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…)