The 94th Academy Awards were an undeniable disaster, but there are glimmers of hope for the embattled ceremony. Continue reading The 2022 Oscars: Where Do We Go From Here?
Everyone – from film lovers to Hollywood artisans – deserves better than the Academy and ABC’s meltdown over the Oscars mainstream popularity. Continue reading Unpacking the Oscars’ Painful, Embarrassing Identity Crisis
The Oscars are always gonna Oscar, but the 2022 nominee class suggests some interesting paths forward. Continue reading 2022 Oscar Nomination Takeaways: Passionate Word of Mouth Conquers Precursors?
Hollywood loves a good story, and 2022’s leading Oscar contenders – Kristen Stewart, Jamie Dornan, and Will Smith – share a pretty great one. Continue reading 2022 is the Year of the Redemption Oscar
A spectacular night for ‘Nomadland’ and Andra Day. Continue reading 2021 Golden Globes Post-Mortem: Andra Day Cracks the Best Actress Race Wide Open?
With many of the contenders available, and the closing of the Oscar eligibility period weeks away, here are my early predictions. Continue reading Chasing Oscar 2021: The Predictions (Round 1)
More than usual, this year’s Oscar nominations feel designed to annoy everyone. Continue reading The Academy Really Liked ‘Joker’ (and Other 2020 Oscar Nominations Takeaways)
All due respect to the nominees, but this year’s lack of diversity feels especially egregious. Continue reading The BAFTAs Blew It Big Time