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Predicting the Oscar Nominations

Tomorrow morning is just another Thursday for some people, but for us film lovers, it’s the second coming of Christmas. Alright, that was too far. But it is the announcement of Oscar nominations, almost six weeks before the actual ceremony, and we’ll get an idea of just which films will dominate the box office and… Read more »

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The Best Male Leads of 2012

Note: I have yet to see Amour, for which Jean-Louis Trintignant could possibly have shown up on this list. I apologize for the exclusion, but I will be seeing the film in early January. There are always outstanding performances each year, but I can’t think of one in recent memory that has held a stronger… Read more »

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The Best Supporting Actresses of 2012

Supporting actresses are often the lifeblood of ensemble films, making or breaking the material depending on just how rich the roles are. This year, there weren’t as many ensembles prominent that dictated these performances, but rather smaller, compact films that focused on a few main characters. It just so happened that some of these women… Read more »