web analytics
Home / Tag Archives: hidden figures

Tag Archives: hidden figures

The Oscars Still Has a Woman Problem

Hidden Figures was the top-grossing Best Picture nominee this year but 2004's Million Dollar Baby is still the last Best Picture winner fronted by a woman

  Hidden Figures was the top-grossing Best Picture nominee this year but 2004’s Million Dollar Baby is still the last Best Picture winner to be fronted by a woman This year’s Oscars, both in nominations and wins, saw a breakthrough in non-white talent in front of and behind the camera. From Moonlight to Fences to Hidden Figures, the diversity pledge ...

Read More »

2017 Oscars: Stats, Facts and Trivia and the Million Dollar Baby Connection

oscar-stats-trivia-moonlight-million-dollar-baby-la-la-land

Despite the truly bizarre ending of the wrong film initially being announced as Best Picture, last night’s Oscars was filled with lots of streaks that held true, some that broke and history made. Here are some of the statistics, facts, and trivia about the winners and losers of the 89th Academy Awards.   Broken Streaks, Broken Records and Firsts La La ...

Read More »

FINAL 2017 Oscar Winner Predictions

oscar-statues

The 89th Academy Awards are this Sunday, February 26th and the FINAL Oscar winner predictions from the Gold Rush Gang are locked and loaded. It’s been an easy ride for some, like Best Picture frontrunner La La Land. The film captured the Golden Globe and BAFTA for Best Film plus the PGA and DGA. Losing after all of that would ...

Read More »

Oscar Podcast #51: FINAL Oscar Winner Predictions

oscar-podcast-logo-banner-large

Well, here we are. The last prediction podcast of the 2016-2017 Oscar season. I am joined by Gold Rush Gang members Kenneth and Evan for a deep dive into all 24 categories, starting off with the last batch of guilds that announced and using them as the jumping-off points for those Oscar categories. That carries us into a conversation about Hidden ...

Read More »

La La Land, Hidden Figures, The Crown Score 2017 Costume Designers Guild Wins

la-la-land-costumes-dresses

  Mary Zophres was double-nominated in two different categories (Contemporary for La La Land, where she won and Period for Hail, Caesar!) and Colleen Atwood is also nominated twice but in the same category – Fantasy (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children). Atwood lost both of her bids to Alexandra Byrne for ...

Read More »

2017 Oscar Predictions: Frontrunner Friday Sees Some Close Races in the Final Stretch

oscar-statues-banner

We’re just over a week away from the Oscars and as we head into the final stretch something surprising is happening. We’re seeing cracks in previously ‘locked’ categories, opening the door for former frontrunners to be overtaken by late-breaking films and performances. Specifically, Best Actor is now a true horserace with Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) and Denzel Washington ...

Read More »