Generation Film’s 2017 Oscar Nomination Predictions

Below are my predictions for the 2017 Academy Award nominations before they’re officially announced on Tuesday, January 24th a week from now. I’ll admit there’s a bit of bias in some of the prognostications…especially in my denial of Meryl Streep in my Best Actress pick, Hidden Figures as a Best Picture pick, as well as a love … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Official 2016 Oscar Ballot for the 88th Academy Awards

The Academy Awards are a week away and the anticipation isn’t necessarily high, mostly due to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that may or may not be valid (let’s assume it is due to overall lack of diversity throughout Hollywood and move on). But let’s not let that diminish the fun of guessing, prophesizing, or routing for … Continue reading

Generation Film’s 2016 Oscar Nominee Snubs, Omissions, and Surprises

My previous predictions of 20 of the 24 categories weren’t exactly spot on, though I believe they were almost in the range of being 80% correct (or solid C+/B-  work in terms of my own grading scale on this site). There were some surprising omissions from some prominent categories and some minor to major snubs … Continue reading

Generation Film’s 2016 Oscar Nominee Predictions

This Thursday (January 14th, 2016) the 88th Academy Award nominees will be announced for their inevitable annual presentation February, 28th.  In a year where the awards race has been inconsistent and surprising, there’s no really telling which categories are 100% determined. While there might be one or two definite contenders within each category, the remainder … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Top 25 Most Anticipated Films of 2016

25. War on Everyone Director: John Michael McDonagh (Calvary, The Guard) Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Peña, Tessa Thompson, Theo James, Stephanie Sigman Synopsis (from IMDB): Two corrupt cops in New Mexico set out to blackmail and frame every criminal unfortunate enough to cross their path. Things take a sinister turn, however, when they try to … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Official 2015 Oscar Ballot for the 87th Academy Awards (Final Update)

Come this Sunday the long, drawn out Award season shall come to a nail-biting close as we finally learn the choices the Academy has chosen for their prestigious and usually predictable handing out of self-congratulatory trophies. Even though the honor of what is deemed Best Picture or who is considered Best Actor or Director of … Continue reading

Generation Film’s 2015 Oscar Nomination Predictions for the 87th Academy Awards (Updated)

Below will be my Oscar Predictions for the 2015 Academy Awards. I will explain my reasoning for most of the categories and reveal my risky dark horse choices for a couple of the prominent races as well as provide my own list of which film, which actor, or which technician I would have nominated in … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Official 2014 Oscar Ballot Picks

Below is my official ballot for the 2013 Oscars that will be airing tomorrow. What you’ll notice about my picks is that I’ll choose who is most likely to win and also comment on who I personally think deserves to win the award. As you’ve noticed in years past these two hardly ever overlap but … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Golden Globe Winner Predictions 2014

Best Picture (Drama) Nominees 1. 12 Years a Slave 2. Gravity 3. Captain Phillips 4. Rush 5. Philomena Who Will Win: 12 Years a Slave; Who Should Win: 12 Years a Slave No other film this year has captured all of our physical, atmospheric, and emotional senses as strongly as Steve McQueen’s gripping slavery drama 12 … Continue reading

Generation Film’s 2013 Academy Award (Oscar) Nominee Predictions Pt. 2: The Acting Categories

Best Actor Who will most likely be nominated: Chiwetel Ejiofor (12  Years a Slave) Bruce Dern (Nebraska) Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) Robert Redford (All is Lost) Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips) Some potential sleepers: Forrest Whitaker (Lee Daniels’ The Butler), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Joaquin Phoenix (Her), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street), … Continue reading