The 91st Academy Awards: My Picks and Predictions

Happy Oscar Sunday! It’s been quite an awards season, with different movies taking the top prizes at the precursors, making it all more uncertain as to which movies will end up winning at Hollywood’s biggest show. As is my annual tradition on this blog, I’ll make predictions on which films will win the Academy Award…

Oscar’s Most-Nominated: Best Actress (Part II)

We’re exactly one week away from the 91st Academy Awards! Today I’m wrapping up my series of posts highlighting the actors and actresses that earned four or more Oscar nominations throughout their careers, concluding with the actresses that received six or more nods. And this last entry boasts a couple of the all-time Oscar records:…

Oscar’s Most-Nominated: Best Actress (Part I)

Just as I did this time last week with the actors, I’m now highlighting the actresses who received most or all of their Oscar nominations for a leading role. This list was even longer than their male counterpart, even after I divided into two sets again. So this post only showcases the actresses who received…

Oscar’s Most-Nominated: Best Supporting Actress

Last weekend, I highlighted all the actors who received four or more Oscar nominations throughout their careers, and this weekend I’m taking a look back at the actresses! So as I did last week, I’m kicking it all off today with the ones who received the most nominations in the supporting category. Note: This list…

Oscar’s Most-Nominated: Best Actor (Part II)

As I’ve shown over the past two days, there have been many actors that have received a good handful of Oscar nominations. Today I conclude my look back at the actors who received six or more nominations, with most of their nods in the leading category. And as you’ll see, a couple of legendary actors…

Oscar’s Most-Nominated: Best Actor (Part I)

Today I’m continuing my look back at the actors with the most Academy Award nominations in my lead-up to the Oscars ceremony toward the end of the month, this time in the leading category. This list is much longer than the supporting one, so I’m splitting the list into two parts. So for this post,…

Oscar’s Most-Nominated: Best Supporting Actor

The 91st Academy Awards are coming up toward the end of the month, and this year there are a few nominees in the acting categories who are receiving the latest of their many Oscar nominations. So to lead up to the ceremony this year, I wanted to look back at all the actors and actresses…

Films in 2019: January

The first month of 2019 is officially in the books! As I usually do during the first month of the year, I caught up with several movies from the previous years, especially those in awards contention. But I also squeezed in some older films in between, including spending last Saturday in San Francisco for my…

Films in 2018 Review

It’s been a few days since the new year started, but before diving into 2019, I wanted to wrap up what I watched in 2018. I’m not listing all the new-to-me movies I watched this past year (you can look at that on my Letterboxd here, or look through my monthly entries), but I’ll be…

Films in 2018: December

Happy New Year! Before we begin a new year of film discoveries, I need to recap the last month of 2018, which was mostly spent catching up with new releases. My viewing numbers went down to my more normal amount compared to November, when I was watching as many movies as I could on FilmStruck…