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Erik Anderson

Erik thanks his mother for his love of all things Oscar, having watched the Academy Awards together since he was in the single digits; making lists, rankings and predictions throughout the show. This led him down the path to obsessing about awards. Much later, he found himself at GoldDerby, led by Tom O’Neill and then migrated over to Oscarwatch (now AwardsDaily), headed up by Sasha Stone before breaking off to create AwardsWatch. He is a member of the International Cinephile Society, GALECA (The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics), the International Press Academy and is the founder/owner of AwardsWatch.

‘The Favourite’ tops 2019 BAFTA nominations with 12

The Favourite tops the 2019 BAFTA nominations with 12, following by Bohemian Rhapsody, First Man and Roma all with 7, Vice with 6, BlacKkKlansman with 5 and Green Book with 4. Shocking snubs came in Best Actress with Emily Blunt missing for Mary Poppins Returns (which only managed three nominations) and the surprise inclusion of Viola Davis in Widows (the …

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‘The Favourite,’ ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?,’ ‘Pose,’ ‘Schitt’s Creek’ top GALECA’s 10th Dorian Awards Winners

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics, comprised of over 200 gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and ally entertainment journalists in the U.S., Canada, Australia and U.K., has announced its 10th Dorian Award winners across 26 TV and film categories. Select GALECA winners and nominees will be celebrated at the group’s freewheeling Winners Toast this Saturday, January 12, an invitation-only party …

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2019 BAFTA predictions: expect big numbers for ‘The Favourite’

The Favourite BAFTA nominations will be announced at 7:25am GMT – that’s 11:25pm and 2:25am for the west and east coast of the US, respectively. I fully expect The Favourite to clear double digits and be the nomination leader. I’m predicting 13, hitting nearly every category save Sound, Special Visual Effects and Music. I think Nicholas Hoult could sneak in …

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‘The Favourite,’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ and ‘A Star Is Born’ lead the Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA) nominations

The Favourite, If Beale Street Could Talk and A Star Is Born lead the Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA) nominations with nine apiece including Best Picture and Best Director. Next up was Black Panther and ROMA with 7 and First Man and BlacKkKlansman with 6. Winners will be announced on January 11th. Here is the full list of nominations. Best …

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Television and Documentary nominations: ‘The Americans,’ ‘Atlanta’ and ‘Mrs. Maisel’ double up

The Americans series finale “START” The Directors Guild of America (DGA) nominations for Television, Commercials and Documentary Features were announced today. In Dramatic Series were Ozark, Homeland, The Americans, Succession and The Handmaid’s Tale. In Comedy Series the five spots were taken up by just three shows as Atlanta and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel gobbled up two apiece and Barry …

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