Film Nominations for the 73rd Annual Writers Guild of America Awards
The Writers Guild of America has just announced their nominations for film, including Original, Adapted, and Documentary Screenplay. As usual, the WGA embarrassingly disqualified several nominees due to their nonsensical rules, with major victims this year being "Nomadland," "Mank," "The Father," and more. Speaking of embarrassing, the biggest surprise of the nominees today was seeing the dreadful "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm" steal a slot from the much more deserving "I'm Thi
The Parallax View: A Mixed-Bag Political Thriller (Criterion Blu-ray)
The Film: Political thrillers have been a beloved sub-genre for several decades, giving us such renowned classics as "JFK," "All the President's Men," "The Manchurian Candidate," and works of more recent acclaim like "Argo," "Zero Dark Thirty," and "Bridge of Spies." Films like these keep you on the edge of your seat as they weave the audience threw their webs of conspiracies and intricate plots, continually making you wonder who's to be trusted or who's trying to further the
Film Nominations for the 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
The Screen Actors Guild has just finished announcing their nominees for 2020, and as usual, we were thrown a few curveballs this morning. In a rather wild year, we've ended up with a four-way-tie for the lead in nominations, with "Da 5 Bloods," "Minari," "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," and "The Trial of the Chicago 7" all earning three nods. The biggest surprises here are Helena Zengel for "News of the World," who replaces one of the assumed top picks Amanda Seyfried for "Mank."
Nominations for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards
Earlier this morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominations for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards, and as usual, there were one or two surprises to be found. Leading the pack was David Fincher's "Mank" with six nominations, including Best Motion Picture (Drama), Director, Screenplay, and Actor (Gary Oldman). Following right on its heels was Aaron Sorkin's "The Trial of the Chicago 7" with five, including Best Motion Pictrue (Drama), Director, and