Critics' Choice Awards

Critics’ Choice Awards Preview – A Quick Prediction

The Broadcast Film Critics Association will announce their nominees for the Critics’ Choice Awards tomorrow and while I’m an active and voting member of the group, by popular demand, I’m venturing some guesses for tomorrow’s announcements. Nominees in the film categories will be announced tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. ET / 6:30 a.m. PT Full […]

2016 National Board of Review Preview – What Film Starts as the Oscar Frontrunner?

The National Board of Review has the distinct honor of kicking off the precursor season this year. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, they will unveil their favorite films and performances of 2016. In the last six years, their Best Film winner has gone on to a nomination for Oscar’s Best Picture five times (naming “A Most […]


Golden Globes Update: Prediction Shifts Due to Controversy and Possible “Star-Mania!”

The Golden Globes are an integral part of the awards season and has the race unfolds for the next six months, we’ll continue to monitor all the big races that will help shape the Academy Awards in February. As new changes come down the pike, such as the Nate Parker controversy, or the announcement of […]

Emmys 2016: Are ‘House of Cards’ and Netflix Ready for the Drama Series spotlight?

Political scandal, a contentious race for presidency, a First Lady fighting for candidacy, domestic terrorism – these sound more like news headlines from just this last year, but “House of Cards” bridges the gap between fiction and reality, showcasing there’s often truth to fantasy and hyperbole to facts. The latest season of the acclaimed Netflix […]

2016 Oscar Circuit: Best Production Design

Welcome to our annual Oscar Circuit series, our deep down look into each and every category that will be presented at the upcoming Academy Awards.  Each writer of will tackle a different category, offering up their own perspectives on those specific races.  If you miss a piece, click on the tag titled Oscar Circuit 2016. You can […]

Emmys Circuit: Best Comedy Actor

There are some categories at this year’s Emmys that are overflowing with quality performances. Indeed, some races are sporting six or seven plausible winners. Some races, however, are quite lacking not only in possible winners, but in worthy nominees. For roughly four seasons now, Best Actor in a Comedy Series has been such a category… […]

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 between speculation and results much smaller than the Oscar race, it’s time once again for my spitballing, mostly-in-the-dark, probably inaccurate predictions on who will emerge victorious from the Croisette tomorrow. Strict Academy Award hounds shouldn’t write off these upcoming results […]

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 host Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.  With a more than solid slate of nominees in virtually every category, this looks to be a very interesting race to watch.  Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave and David O. Russell’s […]