Tag: Awards Roundup

75th Golden Globe Nominees Announced

This morning, Kristen Bell, Garrett Hedlund, Sharon Stone, and Alfre Woodard announced the 2018 Golden Globe nominees live from the Beverley Hilton Hotel. The ceremony will be broadcast live on Sunday, January 7th and will be hosted by Seth Meyers. The major player this year is Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, which led the way with seven nominations. This is a huge win for the fan-favorite director and genre filmmaking. The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri followed with six nominations each. Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk also received some love, though without recognition in any of the...

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A Complete List of Winners from the 89th Academy Awards 

You know what day it is! It’s Thinkpiece Eve for filmgoers! It’s also Oscar night, the evening of the most prestigious ceremony in the American film industry. We’ve weathered all the scuffles and odds and all of the internet shame for enjoying Oscar season, and here we are. I, for one, admittedly enjoy and actively engage with Award Season, and particularly The Oscars. I view the Academy Awards the same way I view other industry awards– as less of a competition and more of an effort to historically elevate and preserve what we see as the best of our...

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Live Updates of the 88th Academy Awards Winners

The 88th Annual Academy Awards are underway at the Dolby theater in Los Angeles. The nominees, presenters, and attending stars are finishing up their red carpet entrances. The awards are voted upon and the ceremony is presided over by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Tonight’s ceremony is hosted by Chris Rock, potentially the perfect host given the recent controversy over the racial exclusion in the most important nomination categories. Many will be watching to see how the broadcast reacts to the criticism and amends for the exclusion. Others will want to see if Leonardo DiCaprio finally gets his long-earned...

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Spotlight Makes One Last case: A 2016 Spirit Awards Winners Roundup

The 2016 Spirit Awards were held on Saturday, February 27 in Santa Monica California. The ceremony was televised on IFC and hosted by Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live cast member and soon-to-be Ghostbusters reboot star, and Silicon Valley‘s Kumail Nanjiani. Jessica Chastain, a renowned champion of independent film, served as honorary chair. With a little over 24 hours to go before the Academy Awards, this ceremony serves as the final predictive stepping stone before the big show. This year, Spotlight took most of the, well, spotlight, but a complete list of winners is offered below. Best Feature Anomalisa Beasts...

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Updated with Winners: The 2016 AEcademy Awards Nominees and Prize Giveaway

(Updated with Winners on 2/27/2016) Well, they messed it up again. The film community is less than pleased and the online world is abuzz with righteous reactionary anger to last week’s announcement of the nominees for the movie world’s most prestigious and sought-after annual awards. Luckily, that’s where we come in.  It’s time again for the SECOND ANNUAL AECADEMY AWARDS. Below you can find this year’s list of nominees, which we believe to be a much improved collection relative to the “real deal.” We’ve diplomatically and democratically selected what we think stand as the best entrants in each category,...

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