This is the second part of my Oscar Predictions and I made these predictions. These are just how I think these categories will shake out, and in this second part of two prediction articles (Part 1 of predictions can be found here), I’m covering 8 of the 23 categories with the Screenplay categories, Original Song, Cinematography, Documentary, Editing, and the Best Leading categories.
My Oscar Predictions (Part 1, Best Picture, Best Supporting Categories and more)
I figured I’d add to the Oscars discourse with my predictions, as I made these predictions on the Extra Features Podcast on April 11, and these are my predictions from then. These are just my thoughts on every category for the big night, and, to let you know, the images in the article won't always align to what I picked for that specific category. As well, this will be the first part of two articles where I cover 15 of the 23 categories in this first part, including International Film, Best Animated Film, Best Picture, the Supporting Categories, Directing, Production Design, and more...
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Released: March 11, 2016. Directed by: Louis Leterrier. Starring: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Isla Fisher. Runtime: 1hr, 23 min. I’m a huge fan of Sacha Baron Cohen’s work in Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan – the titular journalist character is rather brilliant. And his creation of the … Continue reading The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Triple review: ‘Bedtime Stories,’ ‘Mr. Deeds’ and ‘You Don’t Mess with the Zohan’
These are a few Sandler movies that are being reviewed from memory... Released: December 25, 2008. Director: Adam Shankman. Stars: Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Guy Pearce. Runtime: 99 min. "Bedtime Stories" is imaginative and it's one of Sandler's more family-friendly efforts, but it's lame, boring and forgettable. Score: 38/100 Released: June 28, 2002. Director: … Continue reading Triple review: ‘Bedtime Stories,’ ‘Mr. Deeds’ and ‘You Don’t Mess with the Zohan’
The Dictator (2012)
The Dictator Release Date: May 16, 2012 Director: Larry Charles Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Ben Kingsley, Anna Farris Runtime: 98 min (Extended Version) The Republic of Wadiya is ruled by an eccentric and oppressive leader named Hafez Aladeen. Aladeen is summoned to New York to a UN assembly to address concerns about his country's nuclear … Continue reading The Dictator (2012)