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Final 2014 Oscar Nominations Predictions

Final 2014 Oscar Nominations Predictions

No intro; this rundown is long enough. I’m really excited to see how things shake out tomorrow. Here are my best guesses. Best Picture American Hustle Captain Phillips Dallas Buyers Club Gravity Her Nebraska Saving Mr. Banks 12 Years a Slave The Wolf of Wall Street Hustle, Phillips, Gravity, Nebraska, 12 Years are your locks. […]

The Best Documentaries of 2013

The Best Documentaries of 2013

It’s been said plenty—by myself and more than a few others—but 2013 has to be one of the very best years documentary filmmaking has ever seen. It’s a sentiment I seem to come back to year after year, to be honest. Part of that is me discovering the form, but I don’t think it’s an […]

What Else I’m Watching: September 2013

What Else I’m Watching: September 2013

Because you can’t review them all. Sadly, life gets in the way of writing about everything I see, so this space is as much for keeping track of what I’m watching as it is for you to share your thoughts on what are, with any luck, a group of high-quality films. It’s an eclectic bunch […]

2014 Oscar Predictions: Animated and Documentary Features

2014 Oscar Predictions: Animated and Documentary Features

Click on over to my 2014 Oscar Predictions page to see everything I’m forecasting in the major categories. Today, I unveil more new categories to add to my 2014 Oscar predictions list—2014 Best Animated Feature and 2014 Best Documentary Feature. Both categories have had great, great, GREAT years over the last half-decade, and while 2013 […]

The Best Movies of 2013 So Far

The Best Movies of 2013 So Far

It’s been an OK movie year so far. I’ve given a number of titles 3.5 stars; just one movie earned 4 stars. Yet, when I look over this list, I can’t help but think most of these films miss out on my end-of-year top ten list. I’m just not over-the-moon about many movies this year […]

2014 Oscar Predictions: What’s Changed?

2014 Oscar Predictions: What’s Changed?

Click on over to my 2014 Oscar Predictions page to see everything I’m forecasting in the major categories. In the mean time, I’m running down what’s changed over the past few months, since I last updated by 2014 Oscar Predictions just days after the most recent Oscar ceremony. I’ve also listed the few films from […]

2013 Summer Movie Preview: Part 2

2013 Summer Movie Preview: Part 2

With my most-anticipated 2013 summer blockbusters countdown out of the way, it’s time to get to the good stuff. I can’t remember a year when my excitement for a crop of indie films has exceeded my excitement for Hollywood stuff by this much. Where I struggled to find ten big studio titles to list on […]