3 I Say a Little Prayer
4 (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
5 Do Right Woman, Do Right Man
6 Chain of Fools
7 Spanish Harlem
8 I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)
9 Rock Steady
I’m afraid Riley, Stanfield, Diggs, Wright, and Washington are pipe dreams, and Coogler, Boseman and Jordan are very unlikely.
That said, there’s a good chance of the Best Director lineup consisting of almost or entirely people who aren’t white cis men. Personally, I’m predicting only Damien Chazelle to represent that demographic in the category,…[Read more]
The point of the Oscars is to run forever and celebrate craftspersonship, so I couldn’t be more unhappy with the decision to not air some of the below-the-line categories.
Best Popular Feature is an unnecessary and blatantly populist addition for multiple reasons already stated on this forum.
I can only hope neither will be repeated next…[Read more]
Updated with BlacKkKlansman. As always, the current winner is the first one listed.
A Quiet Place
Isle of Dogs
Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
Ryan Coogler, Black Panther
Ari Aster, Hereditary
John Krasinski, A Quiet Place
Sally Potter,…[Read more]
I think the only question mark is: will the movie be well-received enough to give Close the wings she needs? Yes, it has 95 % on RT, but upon closer (no pun intended) inspection, the notices are respectful rather than rapturous, all showering Close in praise but considering the film itself a rather conventional affair.
It doesn’t seem to be the…[Read more]
Love Simon, Black Panther, Tully, Hereditary, A Quiet Place.
Each one is daring, forward-looking and unconventional in its own way, and each one successfully combines social commentary with cinematic skill and ambition.
Your top five silver screen thespians of all time?
(real: “Under neon loneliness”)
– Manic Street Preachers: Motorcycle Emptiness
“I’ve got this feeling inside my balls”
(real: “I’ve got this feeling inside my bones”)
– Justin Timberlake: Can’t Stop the Feeling
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