My Oscar Predictions (Part 2/2), predicting Writing Categories, Leading Actor and Actress and more

My Oscar Predictions (Part 2/2), predicting Writing Categories, Leading Actor and Actress and more

This is the second part of my Oscar Predictions and I made these predictions. These are just how I think these categories will shake out, and in this second part of two prediction articles (Part 1 of predictions can be found here), I’m covering 8 of the 23 categories with the Screenplay categories, Original Song, Cinematography, Documentary, Editing, and the Best Leading categories.

Ender’s Game (2013)

Released: November 1, 2013. Directed by: Gavin Hood. Starring: Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld. Runtime: 114 min. Ender is conveniently named because he is called upon to lead the war against the genocidal species the Formics after they nearly annihilated the human race in an earlier invasion. He must end it all, in a [...]

Prisoners (2013)

Released: September 20, 2013. Directed by: Denis Villeneuve. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Terrence Howard. Runtime: 153 min. Thought-provoking and engaging, "Prisoners" represents a type of film that I I love. It asks the question: What would you do if your child was kidnapped? What lengths would you go to get them back? Thanksgiving for [...]

The Help (2011)

Released: August 10, 2011. Director: Tate Taylor. Stars: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer. Runtime: 146 min. Did you know? Director Tate Taylor and the author of the book, Kathryn Stockett, were childhood friends in Jackson, Mississippi. Plot: An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the [...]

Disturbia – A film review by Daniel Prinn – A film kind of reminiscent of Rear Window; bonus review.

Disturbia Release Date: April 13, 2007 Director: D.J. Caruso Stars: Shia LaBeouf, David Morse, Carrie-Anne Moss Runtime: 105 min Tagline: Every killer lives next door to someone. A lot of people say this flick is like Hitchcock’s Rear Window, but when I was watching that film – I didn’t think of this one once. Well, after [...]