Archive for January 25, 2021

Oscars 2020: AFI Awards

So the AFI Awards were announced today. They got the jump on NBR by a day. Usually I kick off my Oscar season with NBR, but apparently AFI just had to jump the gun. So let’s consider this the soft open. The dates article is already up, so it’s all fair game anyway.

Typically AFI is the most populist of this groups to announce, though they tend to get about half their list on the Best Picture list. Who the hell knows what the case is this year. I feel like I might have heard they were thinking of going back to a set ten, but maybe that was all just conjecture. So I’m just gonna look at this as a finger in the wind instead of a weather vane and just see where the winds are blowing before we start calculating it down to the exact direction and wind speed. (more…)

Oscars 2020: Important Dates

Here’s every date you need to know for this year’s Oscar season:

January 25thAFI Awards

January 26th National Board of Review Awards

Independent Spirit Nominations

February 3rd Golden Globe Nominations

February 4th SAG Nominations

February 8th BFCA Nominations

February 9th Best Documentary Feature Shortlist announced

Best International Feature Shortlist announced

Best Original Score Shortlist announced

Best Original Song Shortlist announced

Best Visual Effects Shortlist announced

Best Makeup & Hairstyling Shortlist announced

Best Animated Short Shortlist announced

Best Live Action Short Shortlist announced

Best Documentary Short Shortlist announced

February 16th WGA Nominations

February 18th Makeup & Hairstylist Guild Nominations

February 25th ADG Nominations

February 28th Golden Globes

March 1st MPSE Nominations

March 2ndCAS Nominations

VES Nominations

March 3rd Annie Award Nominations

March 4thCDG Nominations

March 7thBFCA Awards

March 8th PGA Nominations

March 9th BAFTA Nominations

DGA Nominations

March 10th ASC Nominations

March 11th ACE Nominations

March 13th –  USC Scripter Award

March 15thOscar Nominations Announced

March 21stWGA Awards

March 24thPGA Awards

April 3rd Makeup & Hairstylist Guild Awards

April 4thSAG Awards

April 6th VES Awards

April 10th DGA Awards

ADG Awards

April 11th BAFTA Awards

April 13th CDG Awards

April 16th Annie Awards

April 17th ACE Awards

CAS Awards

MPSE Awards

April 18th ASC Awards

April 22nd Independent Spirit Awards

April 25th – 93rd Academy Awards

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Also, reminder that my Oscar Trivia page is always available to view.


Pic of the Day: “Wanna dance or would you rather just suck face?” (40th Anniversary)