Celebrating The Films of 2021 With Awards That Don’t Exist at The Oscars

The third annual Not A Real Person Yet awards (The NARPYs?) have arrived. We are only a handful of days away from the 94th Oscars. But before the Academy disappoints us with their choices, I need to hand out my own—much more legitimate, prestigious, and relevant—awards. For the third year in a row, I've created … Continue reading Celebrating The Films of 2021 With Awards That Don’t Exist at The Oscars

2022 Oscar Nominations: Snubs, Surprises, Winners, and Losers

Results of My Predictions: 80/105 (76%) As always, we received a mix of good, bad, surprising, and confounding choices from the Academy this morning. Overall, I would say I was mostly pleased with this year's nominees. There were a handful of genuinely exciting nominations that help illustrate the positive ways in which the Academy has … Continue reading 2022 Oscar Nominations: Snubs, Surprises, Winners, and Losers

Predicting the Nominees for the 2022 Oscars

The nominees for the 94th Academy Awards will be revealed tomorrow. After a poorly received and scarcely watch ceremony last year, I'm very interested to see what the voters decided to nominate this year. Getting inside the mind of an Academy voter is a difficult and terrifying task, so I have no doubt I'll be … Continue reading Predicting the Nominees for the 2022 Oscars

Which Best Picture Nominees Would be Best for Film Fans, Oscar Ratings, and the Industry?

Oscar nomination voting officially ended yesterday. On Tuesday, we will find out which films have been nominated in every category, including which ten will compete for Best Picture. With those announcements looming, I couldn't help but wonder what ten nominees would be the best case scenario for film fans, the Oscars ratings, and the film … Continue reading Which Best Picture Nominees Would be Best for Film Fans, Oscar Ratings, and the Industry?