Generation Film’s 2013 Academy Award (Oscar) Nominee Predictions Pt. 1: Best Picture and Best Director

It’s that time of year again where rushed movie outings occur to catch up on all of the missed films so that faux-Oscar ballots can be created in order to compete with family and friends at home in an epic showdown that always leaves friendships damaged and family separated. Okay, perhaps it doesn’t get that … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Updated and Final Oscar Picks for 2013’s Academy Awards

(Update): It’s the last week up until the acclaimed ceremony of the Academy Awards begins and since it’s been such an unconventional and unpredictable year I’ve decided to make some unconventional and unpredictable changes for my final choices. Many of the last couple of award ceremonies from the Eddies to the WGAs to the BAFTAs … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Official Oscar Ballot and Picks

(Update): It’s the last week up until the acclaimed ceremony of the Academy Awards begins and since it’s been such an unconventional and unpredictable year I’ve decided to make some unconventional and unpredictable changes for my final choices. Many of the last couple of award ceremonies from the Eddies to the WGAs to the BAFTAs … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Full Oscar Nominee Predictions (Updated)

As the time gets nearer to the announcements of the Academy Awards this upcoming Thursday I thought it would be wise to revisit my original predictions made in November. By this point in time I’ve seen all the contending films minus some of the foreign titles and have kept myself up to date on the … Continue reading

Generation Fim’s Top 15 Anticipated Films of 2013

15. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (Robert Rodriguez-Frank Miller)/Kick Ass 2 (Jeff Wadlow)- It’s cheating to include two titles on a limited list of fifteen movies but these are my two most anticipated comic book movies coming out in 2013. If the second installment, or technically the prequel, of Sin City does indeed … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Top 20 Films of 2012

20. Safety Not Guaranteed- This debut feature film from the collaborative minds of director Colin Trevorrow and screenwriter Derek Connolly was one of the more charming and subtly humorous independent comedies of the year. Creating a simple story with themes of loneliness and acceptance while focusing on diverse and believable characters was what gave Safety … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Oscar Nominee Predictions 2012 Pt. 2

Now the technical awards aren’t as exciting as the major categories but they are extremely important. Without these artists, sound designers, editors, or cinematographers we really wouldn’t have the movies that entertain us (or don’t entertain us) every week. These are my predictions for the announced nominees and not my picks for my official Oscar … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Oscar Nominee Predictions 2012 Pt. 1

Well it’s that time again when all the big Oscar contenders begin to be released. They are usually a collection of serious contenders, forcibly made rubbish, or independent surprises and while the awards are practically meaningless when authenticating a film as a good one the awards still seem to grab our attention including our hopes … Continue reading

Generation Film’s 2012 Oscar Predictions

Academy Awards 2012 The following is a duel list consisting of what will most likely win (my ballot picks) and then who I think should rightfully receive the recognition. Hopefully you’ll enjoy agreeing or disagreeing with the list and hopefully you’ll post your own to compete with my own ballot (last year I got 20 … Continue reading

Opinion: 2012 Oscar Predictions Phase One

It’s always fun to practice my speculative abilities as to which films will garner notice this year for the Academy Awards. The Academy is quite often wrong on most of their accolades so it’s actually quite easy to get into the mindset of the Academy and guess which films will be recognized and which ones … Continue reading