Posts in category "Awards"

Birdman Winning the Oscar Proves Hollywood is Out of Touch

Birdman Winning the Oscar Proves Hollywood is Out of Touch
When Birdman took home the Oscar for best picture Sunday, I was stunned. Sure, I knew it had a lot of buzz and had been gaining momentum throughout awards season, but the idea that it would actually triumph at the finish line seemed too absurd to consider. Before we really get into this, let me... Read more »

2015 Oscar Predictions

2015 Oscar Predictions
Here we are, boys and girls, the end of the line, the grand finale. This is what the seemingly endless array of red carpets has been leading to: The Academy Awards. And of course, it wouldn’t be an awards show if you didn’t have A Couple of Critics spouting their opinions. Now, if you’re a... Read more »

2015 Golden Globe Predictions: Television

2015 Golden Globe Predictions: Television
Time again to discuss the nonsense that are the Golden Globe nominations. This time we turn our attention to the small screen where the HFPA really lets their crazy flag fly. Kyle Owen is back once again to share in the opinions, so you can’t say you’re not fully informed. Note: As always, when I... Read more »
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2015 Golden Globe Predictions: Film

2015 Golden Globe Predictions: Film
Guess what time it is, boys and girls! Its awards season! Gather ‘round as we kick off the months long conversation about what’s more impressive: a 12 year chronicle of adolescence or Micheal Keaton in his tighty whities. We ask the tough questions here at A Couple of Critics. Joining me in my opinionating is... Read more »

2014 Emmy Predictions: Drama

2014 Emmy Predictions: Drama
With less than two weeks until Emmy night its time to take a look at my predictions for arguably the most prestigious awards for the night: the drama category. Spoiler Alert: its gonna get a little repetitive. Note: As always, when I say “Will Win” it I am basing it on the current odds and... Read more »

2014 Emmy Predictions: Comedy

2014 Emmy Predictions: Comedy
Ready for a laugh? Good, because its time to look at the Emmy nominations in the comedy category and they are hilarious! Or something, I don’t really know. I mostly just copied everything I wrote last year because that’s how much The Emmy’s like to switch things up. Note: As always, when I say “Will... Read more »
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2014 Emmy Predictions: Miniseries and TV Movies

2014 Emmy Predictions: Miniseries and TV Movies
Usually the Miniseries and TV movie category has me railing against the television industry’s inferiority complex to the film industry, but for once it looks like TV stars just might prevail. Well, TV stars and lesser movie stars, but isn’t that really the same thing? Note: As always, when I say “Will Win” it I... Read more »

2014 Emmy Predictions: Reality and Variety

2014 Emmy Predictions: Reality and Variety
The time has come again to examine the past year of television and divide the great from the passably entertaining. To begin we will take a look at what reality and variety shows the Emmy board deemed highbrow enough for their sensitive eyes. And of course, when I say “Will Win” it I am basing... Read more »

2014 Oscar Predictions

2014 Oscar Predictions
As I was compiling this list of predictions I realized what I always realize at this moment in awards season and yet manage to forget again in the ensuing year: the Oscars are kinda boring. Yes, they are the capstone of awards season and the highest honor Hollywood can bestow, but of the 24 categories... Read more »
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2014 Golden Globe Predictions: TV

2014 Golden Globe Predictions: TV
We’ve already been through our picks for the film categories of the Golden Globes and now its time to turn our attention to TV. It’s also time to laugh long and hard about the decisions made by that funny little group of jokesters known as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Mad Men and Game of... Read more »