All posts tagged "predictions"

  • Theater Reviews
    2015 Tony Awards Nomination Predictions

    The Tony Awards are Broadway’s biggest awards and the stage is set for a really interesting Tony...

  • Article
    EMMY PREDICTIONS: Creative Arts Emmys

    The Emmy Awards give out a TON of trophies.  Some people consider this much too much, however,...

  • Television
    Emmys Circuit: Best Comedy Actor

    There are some categories at this year’s Emmys that are overflowing with quality performances. Indeed, some races...

  • Article
    67th Annual Cannes Film Festival Award Predictions

    The final in-competition entry at this year’s Cannes Film Festival has screened, and with the time gap...

  • Article
    2014 Independent Spirit Awards Predictions

    The day before the Academy Awards each year, the Independent Spirit Awards are held, obstensibly to give...

  • Article
    Golden Globes Predictions – A Final Look Before the Ceremony

    Sunday night the Hollywood Foreign Press will unveil their winners for 71st annual Golden Globe Awards with...

  • Article
    National Board of Review Predictions – What Gets a Boost?

    The National Board of Review (NBR) has traditionally been first in the awards season kick off over...

  • Editor
    New York Film Critics Circle Preview – What Will Show Up Tomorrow?

    The New York Film Critics Circle will be cooking up their favorite films and performances of 2013...

  • Article
    2013 Tony Award Nominations Predictions

    Broadway is boomtown! Or at least it will be when the nominations for the 2013 Tony Awards are announced on Tuesday. The Tonys, for the uninformed, is theater’s version of the Oscar, honoring the best of the Broadway season, as well as highlighting regional theater and honorary members in the community. We...

  • Article
    Of the Upcoming Mortals and Cities

    I have read all the books in ‘The Mortal Instruments‘ series, doodled production design ideas, and even drafted different scripts with the hopes of the movies turning out as epically beautiful as the written words of Cassandra Clare, but after watching the trailer, I find my heart has dropped a bit. Being...

  • Academy Idol
    Happy Oscar Day! – A Day Full of Excitement

    The day is finally here.  All the predictions, prognosticating, bitching, and moaning has led to this.  The Academy Awards begins at 8:00 pm Eastern time tonight with the Red Carpet beginning at 7:00 pm.  However, here we have a day full of great festivities for you to enjoy. First, if you haven’t...

  • Article
    Previewing the Independent Spirit Awards!

    I’ve often said that my favorite awards show each year usually winds up being the Independent Spirit Awards. Part of that has to do with how the nominees often reflect my tastes more so than many other awards, but also I just really enjoy how unpredictable they can be. It’s not a...

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    Producers Guild of America Predictions

    The Producers Guild of America will announce their winner tomorrow.  Speaking with Staff Writer Mark Johnson yesterday, he affectionately told me that this weekend will probably just confuse us even more.  I’m scared to agree. With ten nominees: Argo Beasts of the Southern Wild Django Unchained Les Miserables Life of Pi Lincoln Moonrise...

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    Screen Actors Guild Awards Preview

    The Screen Actors Guild will unveil their winners this Sunday night simultaneously on TBS and TNT.  As a very good indicator for what can happen at the Oscars, all eyes will be on the actors to see what and who they crown.  As a group, the SAG mania can be overtly misleading....

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    Golden Globe Predictions – A Final Guess

    **UPDATE: Jessica Alba, Megan Fox, Ed Helms To Announce Golden Globe Nominations** The Hollywood Foreign Press Academy will present their nominees tomorrow for 70th annual Golden Globe Awards hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.  As the star-studded affair where Hollywood drinks, laughs, and wins awards together, the nominees are good catapults...

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    Screen Actors Guild Award Predictions and Preview

    Final SAG Predictions have been updated.  Go to the page under the menu bar, OTHER AWARD SHOWS. Here are general thoughts before you go and check them out. As tomorrow brings a lot of clarity, it can also shake things up considerably.  I am PRAYING for a tie in Best Actor so...

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    National Board of Review Preview and Predictions

    Tomorrow the prestigious National Board of Review will unveil their slate of films and performances they consider the best of 2012.  After yesterday’s long and sort of surprising announcement of the New York Film Critics, all eyes are on this group.  The National Board of Review are known to kick-start campaigns for...

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    Predicting the 2012 Cannes Film Festival Winners

    And so the most prestigious film festival in the world comes to an end, with the “awards season” taking a vague shape right behind it.  Cannes, usually to its credit, has almost always been far outside of Oscar’s wheelhouse, opting for indie and world cinema superstars over Hollywood royalty that make the...

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    MTV Movie Awards – Fiction or Rubbish?

    The Oscars are far behind and in front of us. As we start rattling our minds around awards season prospects like “Lincoln,” “The Great Gatsby,” and “The Hobbit,” MTV is gearing up to announce their nominees for the 2012 MTV Movie Awards on May 1.

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    Previewing the Spirit Awards

    There’s probably no awards show I like more year in and year out than the Independent Spirit Awards. It’s quirky as can be and tends to honor films the Academy wouldn’t touch with a 10 foot pole. As always, there’s some crossover with Oscar, but no more than usual (though ‘The Artist’...

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    Oscar 2012 Will Win/Should Win Selections (Magidson)

    An annual tradition at The Awards Circuit, I humbly present to you my picks for who/what Will Win as well as who/what Should Win at the Oscars. Before I get into it though, a few quick thoughts. After it being such a wide open season in terms of what films and performances...

  • Editor
    Oscar Circuit: Adapted Screenplay

    The screenplay categories have a strong correlation with past Best Picture winners.  In the past few years, “Slumdog Millionaire,” “No Country for Old Men,” and “The Departed” have all won the Adapted Screenplay race that translated to a Best Picture statue.  Other winners such as “The Social Network,” “Precious: Based on the...

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    Directors Guild of America Preview & Predictions

    Probably the most important precursor of them all, the Directors Guild of America announces their nominees tomorrow.  With the field of Best Picture anywhere between five and ten, the names called tomorrow morning will be essential to making the final cut in both Motion Picture and Director.  Last year, the group chose...

  • Editor
    Writers Guild of America Predictions

    While many notable contenders are ineligible for a citation from the Writers Guild of America, many films that are not in serious contention will likely show up as the group unveils their picks tomorrow.  Below are the predicted nominees.  Include yours in the comment section. Best Original Screenplay “Bridesmaids” “50/50″ “Midnight in...

  • Editor
    Producers Guild of America Predictions

    Short and sweet: The Artist Bridesmaids The Descendants Drive Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 2 The Help Hugo Midnight in Paris Moneyball War Horse “Bridesmaids” is a curve ball but I think it’s making some ground.  My one alternate is “The Tree of Life” but I don’t think enough votes...