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Forum Oscar Poll Results – November 2016

BEST PICTURE (hover over the graph for more details…) 01. La La Land (98%; 151 votes) 02. Manchester by the Sea (96%; 148 votes) 03. Silence (93%; 143 votes) 04. Jackie (92%; 142 votes) 05. Moonlight (89%; 137 votes) 06. Arrival (74%; 114 votes) 06. Fences (74%; 114 votes) 08. Sully (53%; 81 votes) 09. Lion (49%; 75 votes) 10. ...

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‘Moonlight’ Tops 2017 Chlotrudis Awards; Isabelle Huppert, Joel Edgerton Win Acting Honors

The 2017 awards season isn’t quite finished, folks. The 23rd Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film announced their winners on Sunday and the Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight picked up another win with the group, along with Director (Barry Jenkins), Supporting Actor (Oscar winner Mahershala Ali) and Ensemble. Oscar nominee Isabelle Huppert won Best Actress for Elle and Joel Edgerton won ...

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WATCH: The Speeches from the 2017 Oscar Winners

Undoubtedly, nothing will be able to top the reveal of Best Picture…and then the reveal of the actual Best Picture winner from this year’s Oscars but it doesn’t (or shouldn’t) overshadow the wins and speeches from Viola Davis to Mahershala Ali to Anousheh Ansari accepting the award for Foreign Language Film for Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman. Here are the speeches ...

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

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 ...

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89th Academy Award Winners: Moonlight Upsets La La La for Best Picture

MOONLIGHT won the 2017 Oscar for Best Picture, one of its three wins of eight nominations. But it wasn’t met without a period of confusion as presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty announced La La Land as the winner. It turns out Beatty and Dunaway, who announced the winner, was given the wrong envelope and announced La La Land as the ...

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Oscar Podcast #51: FINAL Oscar Winner Predictions

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 ...

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AwardsWatch’s 50 Favorite Performances of 2016

It’s time for the annual 50 Favo(u)rite Performances list from AwardsWatch and this year features actors with multiple film mentions and films with two, three and even gets four performances making the cut. The voting begins in the forums in phases of nominations that create a shortlist from which the final nominee list is produced. From that group a ranked list ...

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Mahershala Ali or Dev Patel – Why Supporting Actor Is So Tough This Year

Every Oscar season us awards watchers generally find ourselves in two camps; getting bored or frustrated when everything seems inevitable and freaking out when there are open races just days before the big show and fretting over our predictions. Despite a steamroll for La La Land in many categories, Supporting Actor isn’t one of them and after BAFTA it’s turned ...

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