Posts tagged "Oscar nominations"

Movie Essentials: Best Actress Nominees 2010

Essential Jennifer Lawrence?  Yup.  You're looking at it.  This is it.  Unless you count her stint as a daughter on The Bill Engvall Show.  Which I don't.  Lawrence has a promising career ahead of her though so this is just the beginning.  You'll be able to see her next as Mystique in this summer's X-Men: First Class.
In past years, the Academy was hard-pressed to find five leading actress roles worthy of a nomination.  That’s not a knock against women or the actresses themselves, it just means that Hollywood regularly neglects films with strong, interesting women at the center.  Thankfully, that’s not the case this year.  All five nominees were given a... Read more »

10 Movies The Oscars Made Me Hate

10 Movies The Oscars Made Me Hate
I despise what the Academy Awards have done to me.  They have made me a negative, bitter old crone (more than usual). Every year the Academy chooses a list of films that they deem worthy of praise and attention.  Every year some of my favorites are left out, and every year the Oscar race itself... Read more »

Oscar Nominations: Snubs, Surprises, Frustrations, Cool Picks, and More - Oh My!

Oscar Nominations: Snubs, Surprises, Frustrations, Cool Picks, and More - Oh My!
  Well, the Academy went and did it again.  Even though the nominations were predicted months ago, and we’ve all had plenty of time to steel ourselves for the results, I still feel annoyed by some of the Academy’s choices.  It’s like this every year, and you always think that it will be different, but... Read more »
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