Oscar Prediction 2017 – Best Picture

  KIMMEL: And here to present tonight’s final award, from ‘Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later’ Malik Aziz, and the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. (Malik and Obama walk on to the stage.  There’s a fifteen minute standing ovation, shattering Chaplin’s record.) OBAMA: Thank you.  West Texas outlaws.  An African-American homosexual […]

Oscar Predictions 2017 – Best Director

  Here are the nominees for Best Director: Denis Villeneuve – Arrival Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge Damien Chazelle – La La Land Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea Barry Jenkins – Moonlight Who Should Win: Might as well start the ‘La La Land’ vs ‘Moonlight’ debate out the blocks.  Like MVPs in sports, is […]

‘Arrival’

  Put another notch in the ‘A list’ belt for Amy Adams. Hard to underestimate Lois Lane at this point, but she anchors this science fiction film for the grownups, playing a linguistics professor who gets called into duty when several spaceships arrive from outer space and position themselves strategically around the planet.  Forrest Whitaker […]