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10 Last-Minute Suggestions for Oscar's Acting Nominations

Well, it’s all happening: today is the last day of the “nominating phase” of this year’s Academy Awards, which means the members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are (mostly likely) just now getting around to dashing off their suggestions for this year’s Oscar nominees. 1,377 more words


Oscars 2016: Makeup & Hairstylists Guild Nominations

The Makeup and Hairstylists Guild announced their nominations today.

However, because the Makeup & Hairstyling Oscar category is so bizarre in their voting methods, we really don’t have a whole lot to talk about. 396 more words


For Your Consideration: Amy Adams & the Case for the Understated Actor

And the Oscar Goes to…

It happens every year.  Studios cram the final months with their splashiest films hoping for Oscar glory and the best performances rise to the top.   869 more words


Oscars 2016: Best Makeup & Hairstyling Shortlist

They announced the Best Makeup & Hairstyling Shortlist today.

This is the one shortlist I don’t question. I don’t know how they figure it out, and I don’t really care what they left off, because you could spend days trying to figure out the methodology. 220 more words


Oscars 2016: Best Original Song Eligibles

I love when they announce the Best Original Song eligibles. Nothing is more fun than going through all of them and listening to as many as I can (which is usually 90-95% of them). 4,384 more words


Oscars 2016: Best Original Score Eligibles

There are 91 scores eligible for Best Original Score this year.

As I do every year, I list them all, then just rip right through an eliminate 75% of them right off the bat. 2,711 more words


Oscars 2016: SAG Award Nominations

And now the SAG Awards. Oscar season is here, people.

These are the first awards that truly matter. BFCA was medium, the Globes were light. This is the one that will truly set the pace. 1,672 more words