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'Deadpool' Scribes Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick On This Awards Season's Biggest Surprise Candidate

In a year filled with high achievements in entertainment, the Ryan Reynolds-starring Marvel film Deadpool was among the greatest and most surprising; and while T.J. Miller’s Weasel thinks it sounds like a “f*cking franchise,” to writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the extent of the film’s success was as startling as it was to anyone else. 2,207 more words


Oscars 2016: WGA Nominations

The Writer’s Guild announced their nominations.

Generally you can only really believe about 60% of what you see with them, just because every year a bunch of scripts go in different categories (two years ago, Whiplash was nominated in Original at WGA and was pushed Adapted for the Oscars), or are just straight up ineligible at the WGA for various reasons. 503 more words


2017 Academy Awards Nomination Predictions - Best Original Screenplay

After watching hours upon hours of backlogged RedLetterMedia videos over the holiday, I am well aware of the fatigued nature by which Hollywood shoves pre-sold intellectual properties down our throats year in and year out so folks can cash in on an easy payday. 173 more words

Award Ceremonies

"Moonlight" Had Another Amazing Weekend at the Box Office

Moonlight‘s historic performance at the box office last weekend was no fluke; despite still not being in wide release yet, Barry Jenkins’ critically adored film managed to shine bright after expanding into a few more theaters. 944 more words


FINAL 2017 Oscar Predictions: Best Original Screenplay & Best Adapted Screenplay

This post was updated January 13th and predictions are FINAL

Best Original Screenplay

The Predicted Nominees

You always have to take the Writers Guild nominations with a grain of salt since they have differing views than the Academy on what “original” and “adapted” mean, as well them simply disqualifying films that lack guild affiliation.  483 more words


Good Will Hunting

SO! I have finally watched the beautiful movie Good Will Hunting nearly 20 years since the movie first came out. Yes, I cannot believe myself too. 441 more words


Rendering "Realistic" Technological Future(s)

It is easy to forget (while watching or afterward) that Her is a science fiction movie. Having recently viewed Gamer and Her 690 more words