The Big Night: The 88th Academy Awards TONIGHT!

Hope you’ve made your Academy Award predictions for tonight! To remind you, all nominees are listed at the Internet Movie Database at the following link: http://www.imdb.com/awards-central/oscars Carol's in the RoomSpotlight bears a Revenant:Beasts of Tangerine!#OscarsSoWhite #Haiku #micropoetry — Garett Thomas (@directorG2011) February 28, 2016 Write your no-guts-no-glory predictions, then tune in at 4 pm to Read More …

Point Shoot ‘n’ Eat: Academy Awards Preview for 02.28.2016

See my latest vlog entry, taped on a GoPro! I discuss the upcoming Academy Awards, who might win and why, plus touch on how Host Chris Rock will handle #OscarsSoWhite. Seen 7 out of 8 Best Pic nominees now (all but Brooklyn at this point — just one to go!). Viewed The Revenant twice… Hosted Read More …

Talking Movies with PenTV – 105 – Discussing the 88th Academy Awards Nominations

Host Gina Mazzetti and myself discuss the down-low about the 88th Academy Award nominations for films of 2015. We touch on everything, with topics ranging from #OscarsSoWhite and LGBT superheroes, to keeping movies unusual and which current film is the best regardless of nominations. Recorded 1.22.2015 at Peninsula Television, Inc. — pentv.tv I’m also adding Read More …

Livestream: The 88th Academy Award Nominations

Nominations to get updated throughout the morning of THU 1/14. Announcements begin at 5:38 am! TBA below… BEST PICTURE The Big Short Bridge of Spies Brooklyn Mad Max Fury Road The Martian The Revenant Room Spotlight BEST DIRECTOR Adam McKay, The Big Short George Miller, Mad Max Fury Road Alejandro G. Iñarritu, The Revenant Lenny Abrahamson, Read More …

Shared from Variety: ‘Spotlight’ Named Best Picture by National Society of Film Critics

At today’s National Society of Film Critics’ Awards for 2015, “Spotlight” was selected as Best Film, Todd Haynes as Best Director for “Carol,” Charlotte Rampling as Best Actress for “45 Years,” and Michael B. Jordan as Best Actor for “Creed.” Read more info at this full link: http://variety.com/2016/film/news/national-society-of-film-critics-awards-2016-full-list-1201670781/

Shared from The Playlist: ‘Carol,’ ‘Beasts Of No Nation,’ & ‘Spotlight’ Lead 2016 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations

The noms have been announced, and Todd Haynes’ “Carol” leads the Spirit Award nominees this year with six nods including Best Feature, Best Director, Best Screenplay and two Best Female Leads (Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara). Next in line with five nominations apiece are “Beasts Of No Nation” and “Spotlight” Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s Read More …