The 9 Most Influential Cinematic Trends That Took Hold In The 2010’s

The 2010's was a decade of turbulent change for the film industry. From production to distribution to exhibition, all aspects of the industry were in some way or another impacted by the trends that took hold over the last ten years. Some of these trends have a bigger influence on how Hollywood has been operating … Continue reading The 9 Most Influential Cinematic Trends That Took Hold In The 2010’s

‘Black Panther’ Star Letitia Wright Boards ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ Sequel

British actor Letitia Wright broke out as Shuri in last year's mega-blockbuster hit Black Panther. Her work in the film immediately landed her spots atop many casting directors' lists. Now it seems the 25-year-old has chosen her first post-Marvel gig. Courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, Wright will star alongside the likes of Gal Gadot, Armie … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Star Letitia Wright Boards ‘Murder On The Orient Express’ Sequel

Marvel Taps Director For First Asian-Led Superhero Film, ‘Shang-Chi’

Following the massive blockbuster successes of Black Panther and Captain Marvel, Marvel Studios is continuing to expand their cinematic roster of heroes to include previously underserved audiences. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel Studios has tapped Short Term 12 and The Glass Castle filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton to direct a feature adaptation of Shang-Chi: Master of … Continue reading Marvel Taps Director For First Asian-Led Superhero Film, ‘Shang-Chi’

Kendrick Lamar Won’t Perform ‘All The Stars’ At The Oscars

It has been a hectic year for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences leading up to the 91st annual Academy Awards. In an attempt to shorten the live broadcast and score higher ratings, the Academy made a number of controversial decisions that were met with backlash from fans and industry professionals alike and … Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Won’t Perform ‘All The Stars’ At The Oscars

Winners: 71st Writers Guild Awards

The Writers Guild is hosting their annual awards ceremony Sunday night, one week ahead of the Academy Awards on February 24th. It is important to note that the WGA, like most guilds in the film industry, recognize achievements in mediums outside of film as well; however, I will only include the film categories here in … Continue reading Winners: 71st Writers Guild Awards

Winners: The 23rd Art Directors Guild Awards

Last night the Art Directors Guild handed out their annual awards during their 23rd ceremony. If you are interested in getting your hands on any advantage you can for your Oscar pool at work, then these you will definitely want to check out last night's outcomes. As is the case with most other guilds, the … Continue reading Winners: The 23rd Art Directors Guild Awards

Winners: The 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards

The 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, better known as the SAG's, were held last night and I'm happy to report that a diverse selection of wonderful films and performances were recognized. Now, there were a couple of curve balls thrown, but nothing egregious, I think. Again, SAG did honor performances in television, but for … Continue reading Winners: The 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards

2019 Costume Designer Guild Awards Nominees

The road to the Oscars is still being paved by the nominations of the guilds. The Costume Designer Guild Awards have officially announced their nominees for their 21st annual awards ceremony. The nominations span the worlds of both television and film. For the purposes of this blog, I have chosen only to include the nominations … Continue reading 2019 Costume Designer Guild Awards Nominees

Winners: The Critics’ Choice Awards

Last night was the Critics' Choice Awards, the ceremony where every film critic who is somebody come together to honor the year that just was in film. The Critics' Choice Awards are mostly important for your Oscar pool because no other organization has a better track record for accurately predicting that year's Academy Award Winners. … Continue reading Winners: The Critics’ Choice Awards

2019 Producers Guild Awards Nominees

Awards season is in full swing. So far we've seen the nominees for the Golden Globes, SAG Awards, and even some shortlists for the upcoming Oscars. Most recently the nominations for the Producers Guild of America Awards were announced. Like the SAG's and to a much lesser extent the Golden Globes, the PGA Awards are … Continue reading 2019 Producers Guild Awards Nominees