This short category’s best nominee, Heroin(e), is nowhere near as cloying as its title would appear to imply.
Somehow, Katja Benrath and Tobias Rosen’s Watu Wote avoids being the most infomercial-adjacent nominee.
Our gurus of gold are in agreement that Garden Party has set a new bar for photorealism in animation.
Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday morning, with Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water leading the way with 13 nominations.
Until proven otherwise, we see no reason not to be optimistic about the Grand Pooh-Bah of film prizes’ potential for further underdog surprises.
Cannes isn’t the Oscars, but there’s still a certain formula that often defines the recipients of the Palme d’Or.
This is a complete list of our predicted winners at the 2017 Academy Awards with links to individual articles.
Wouldn’t it be heartening if the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences threw a bone to the real world?
It’s difficult to not give the side-eye to Moonlight’s slotting in the category of adapted screenplay.
Not every category seems to have cleared the decks for a La La Land rampage. But some slates have aroused our suspicions.
There’s only so many ways one can say that the average Academy member can’t tell the difference between sound mixing and sound editing.
There are only three statuses to assign to La La Land’s Oscar chances: all sewed up, highly probable, and Ryan Gosling.
To those who’ve been relishing the shade Eric has been throwing at La La Land, I apologize, because I will not be taking Emma Stone to the library today.
No film has reached the current record for most Academy Awards won (11, at least for the next nine days) without also taking this award.
We’re at that point in our rolling Oscar prediction coverage when fatigue turns to exasperation.
La La Land editor Tom Cross may even deserve this for cutting dance sequences around Ryan Gosling’s meandering, apathetic dudebro saunter.
Mahershala Ali’s performance self-effacingly articulates the humanity of a man that so many in our country would like to pretend is non-existent.
We feel involuntarily compelled to speculate on how Denzel Washington could edge out Casey Affleck at the last minute.
In the end, the aggressively woke Zootopia’s message comes down to telling us that racism is bad.
If the cutoff music begins to play, we hope La La Land director Damien Chazelle hauls off and just starts scatting.