June Best Picture Predictions

  Predicted Ten: The Birth of a Nation Cast: Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Aunjanue Ellis, Aja Naomi King, Gabrielle Union, Penelope Ann Miller & Jackie Earle Haley Director: Nate Parker (directorial debut) Writer: Nate Parker Why?: Rave reviews from Sundance are already calling this one of the best films of the year.  And with #OscarsSoWhite, you know the Academy will be looking for more diversity since … Continue reading June Best Picture Predictions

June Best Actor Predictions

1. Joel Edgerton in Loving: Just like Ruth Negga’s praise in Loving, lead actor Joel Edgerton is receiving praise for his performance as well.  I think he has a very good shot after the reading the reviews, though Ruth Negga’s performance may upstage him. 2. Michael Keaton in The Founder: Michael Keaton has really been doing well in his career lately.  He received an Oscar nomination for his role … Continue reading June Best Actor Predictions

June Best Actress Predictions

It’s almost July, which means more Oscar-type films are going to slowly be coming out until we reach fall.  At the end of each month, Film Glamour will give updated predictions into Oscar categories, starting with Best Actress. 1. Ruth Negga in Loving: Ruth Negga could very well land her first Oscar nomination for Jeff Nichols’ film, Loving.  This story about an interracial couple who … Continue reading June Best Actress Predictions

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“My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” Film Review

Opa!  The Portokalos family is back and louder than ever with a sequel to the 2002 hit, My Big Fat Greek Wedding.  While not as fresh and clever as the first, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 still offers plenty of laughs and fun for true fans of the first film.  The real stars of the show Michael Constantine and Lainie Kazan, as it’s more about … Continue reading “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” Film Review

Oscar Possibilities Still to Come & No Goes

This year has been pretty tame so far in terms of Oscar excitement.  I know.  It’s only June, almost July, but it would be nice to see some excitement! This week, Gary Ross’s new film Free State of Jones, starring Matthew McConaughey, is being released, and reviews are not looking good.  Sorry, Ross.  This year will not be a Seabiscuit, Dave or Big moment for you. … Continue reading Oscar Possibilities Still to Come & No Goes

Ten Worst Mothers in Film

1. Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford in Mommie Dearest Probably one of the most terrifying, mother performances that I have ever seen comes from Faye Dunaway’s performance as Joan Crawford.  I don’t think anyone will truly know the truth about Crawford, and if she was as terrible as people say.  However, Dunaway really took on the terrible mother role quite well, even if the film won … Continue reading Ten Worst Mothers in Film

Upcoming Spring Films to Watch For

May: Money Monster (May 13) Starring: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O’Connell, Dominic West & Caitriona Balfe Director: Jodie Foster (The Beaver, Home for the Holidays) Writers: Alan DiFiore, Jamie Linden (Dear John, 10 Years) & Jim Kouf  (Rush Hour, National Treasure) The Nice Guys (May 20) Starring: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Keith David, Kim Basinger & Margaret Qualley Director: Shane Black (Iron Man 3, … Continue reading Upcoming Spring Films to Watch For

2016 Pictures to Watch Out For – Best Picture

The BFG Cast: Ruby Barnhill, Mark Rylance, Rebecca Hall, Jemaine Clement, Bill Hader & Penelope Wilton Director: Oscar winner Stephen Spielberg (Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan, E.T. the Extra Terrestrial) Writer: Oscar nominee Melissa Mathison (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Kundun) Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk Cast: Joe Alwyn, Vin Diesel, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin, Chris Tucker, Ben Platt & Tim Blake Nelson Director: Oscar … Continue reading 2016 Pictures to Watch Out For – Best Picture

2016 Actresses to Watch Out For – Best Actress & Best Supporting Actress

Best Actress: Alicia Vikander in The Light Between Oceans Just coming off of her Oscar win for The Danish Girl, Vikander will be starring in Derek Cianfrance’s (Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond the Pines)  latest film The Light Between Oceans, which looks amazing. Amy Adams in Nocturnal Animals & Story of Your Life Nocturnal Animals is directed & written by Tom Ford, who directed Colin Firth … Continue reading 2016 Actresses to Watch Out For – Best Actress & Best Supporting Actress