The Mackendrick film’s plot and imagery both rely on the timely, English steam trains that always seem to be within earshot of the action.
This is a complete list of our predicted winners at the 2011 Academy Awards.
The ascendance of the stuttering king and Oscar’s perceived instantaneous regression into the mottled pastures of White Elephant Cinema has rendered some of our most reliable barometers speechless.
Six. That’s the number of times the DGA winner has failed to win the Oscar. Advantage: Tom Hooper. Two thousand and three.
And so it is that Oscar bloggers, seeking to itch the scratch Leo’s blatant assertion that campaigning, not prognosticating, is what wins Oscars, have collectively shifted the balance of power back to the plucky 14-year-old girl who tore through every scene (every. scene.)
Conventional wisdom says that one film wins both sound awards only about half the time.
In the five years since this category, which was previous known as Best Sound Effects, was bumped up from three to five nominations.
You should probably cross Sandy Powell off the list right off.
The first wave of guilds—directors, producers, and actors—all supplicated down on their knees for The King’s Speech.
Here’s one of those categories where the spoils usually go to whoever shows us the “most” of whatever it is they’re nominated for.
This ought to be chapter three in a series of prediction entries no longer than the amount of time it takes the orchestra to cut off the acceptance speeches of the winners in the short film categories.
I see no reason why this entry need be any longer than Ed’s post yesterday.
Jeff Bridges does meet the challenge, but he does so by kind of skirting around it.
Now, to be clear, Inception, which makes the juggled alternate realities of Back to the Future Part II seem complicated in comparison.