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My 2013-2014 Oscar Predicitons – Part 5: The Results

March 2, 2014

And so we have another batch of Oscar winners added to the list.  I would comment on Ellen as host, but honestly I missed her opening monologue as we got home from dinner late.  But from what I saw she seemed to be pretty comfortable, sometimes a little shaky though. So last year I only […]

My 2013-2014 Oscar Predictions – Part 4: The Majors

February 6, 2014

Now I finish my predictions with the “big 6”: the acting categories, director and of course Best Picture. BEST PICTURE: American Hustle (Sony), Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison and Jonathan Gordon, Producers Captain Phillips (Sony), Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca, Producers Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features), Robbie Brenner and Rachel Winter, […]

My 2013-2014 Oscar Predictions – Part 3: The Story Aspects

February 5, 2014

The third part of the predictions involves the storytelling through screenplays, editing, and then I threw in cinematography and the music categories just so they fit somewhere. Lets take a look! ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell Blue Jasmine, Written by Woody Allen Dallas Buyers Club, Written by […]

My 2013-2014 Oscar Predictions Part 2: The Technicals

February 2, 2014

These next categories are usually the categories I am most interested in when watching the Oscars, because they can have a tendancy to honour films that would usually be overlooked in the more prominent categories. These are the categories which focus on the video and audio details of the film. VISUAL EFFECTS: Gravity, Tim Webber, […]

My 2013-2014 Oscar Prediction Part 1: The Outliers

February 1, 2014

Wow, I’ve been doing this for 5 years now?  Crazy.  I didn’t even realize my blog was that old… Well here we go, another year another Oscars.  Lets see what predictions I can make this year. Part 1: The Outliers This group is made up of the categories celebrating whole films which are not up […]