The Oscars 2018: My Predictions

The Oscars 2018: My Predictions

Bold signifies who I think will win. Underlined signifies who I want to win. I will be updating the winners and tallying my score live with the Oscars THIS SUNDAY!

I. Best Picture:

  • Call Me By Your Name
  • Darkest Hour
  • Dunkirk
  • Get Out
  • Lady Bird
  • Phantom Thread
  • The Post
  • The Shape of Water
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Winner: The Shape of Water

II. Best Actor:

  • Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
  • Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
  • Daniel Kalyuua, Get Out
  • Denzel Washington, Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Winner: Gary Oldman

III. Best Actress:

  • Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
  • Saiorse Ronan, Lady Bird
  • Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
  • Meryl Streep, The Post

Winner: Frances McDormand

**I am also okay with McDormand or Hawkins winning.

IV. Best Supporting Actor:

  • Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 
  • Woody Harrelson, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
  • Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
  • Christopher Plummer, All the Money in the World

Winner: Sam Rockwell

V. Best Supporting Actress:

  • Allison Janney, I, Tonya
  • Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
  • Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water
  • Lesley Manville, Phantom Thread
  • Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird

Winner: Allison Janney

VI. Best Director:

  • Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water
  • Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk
  • Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread
  • Jordan Peele, Get Out
  • Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird

Winner: Guillermo del Toro

VII. Best Adapted Screenplay:

  • Scott Frank, Michael Green, & James Mangold, Logan
  • James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name
  • Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, The Disaster Artist
  • Aaron Sorkin, Molly’s Game
  • Virgil Williams and Dee Rees, Mudbound

Winner: Call Me By Your Name

VIII. Best Original Screenplay:

  • Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor, The Shape of Water
  • Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick
  • Jordan Peele, Get Out
  • Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird

Winner: Get Out

*I want either Big Sick or Lady Bird.

IX. Best Animated Feature

  • Coco
  • Loving Vincent
  • Ferdinand
  • The Boss Baby
  • The Breadwinner

Winner: Coco

X. Best Cinematography:

  • Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049
  • Bruno Delbonnel, Darkest Hour
  • Dan Laustsen, The Shape of Water
  • Rachel Morrison, Mudbound
  • Hoyte Van Hoytema, Dunkirk

Winner: Blade Runner 2049

XI. Best Film Editing:

  • Dunkirk
  • The Shape of Water
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Baby Driver
  • I, Tonya

Winner: Dunkirk

XII. Best Production Design:

  • The Shape of Water
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Dunkirk
  • Darkest Hour
  • Beauty and the Beast

Winner: The Shape of Water

XIII. Best Original Score:

  • Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water
  • John Williams, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Hans Zimmer, Dunkirk
  • Johnny Greenwood, Phantom Thread
  • Carter Burwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Winner: The Shape of Water

XIV. Best Original Song:

  • “Remember Me,” Coco
  • “This Is Me,” The Greatest Showman
  • “Mystery of Love,” Call Me By Your Name
  • “Stand Up for Something,” Marshall
  • “Mighty River,” Mudbound

Winner: Remember Me

XV. Best Costume Design:

  • Phantom Thread
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • The Shape of Water
  • Darkest Hour
  • Victoria & Abdul

Winner: Phantom Thread

XVI. Best Hair and Makeup

  • Darkest Hour
  • Wonder
  • Victoria & Abdul

Winner: Darkest Hour

XVII. Best Sound Editing

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Dunkirk
  • Baby Driver
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • The Shape of Water

Winner: Dunkirk

XVIII. Best Sound Mixing

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Dunkirk
  • Baby Driver
  • The Shape of Water
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Winner: Dunkirk

XIX. Best Visual Effects

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Kong: Skull Island

Winner: Blade Runner 2049

XX. Best Foreign Language

  • Lovesless
  • On Body and Soul
  • A Fantastic Woman
  • The Square
  • The Insult

Winner: A Fantastic Woman

XX1I. Best Documentary Feature

  • Faces Places
  • Icarus
  • Abacus: Small Enough To Jail
  • Last Man in Aleppo
  • Strong Island

Winner: Icarus

XXII. Best Animated Short

  • Lou
  • Dear Basketball
  • Garden Party
  • Negative Space
  • Revolting Rhymes

Winner: Dear Basketball

XXIII. Best Documentary Short

  • Edith+Eddie
  • Heroin(e)
  • Knife Skills
  • Traffic Stop
  • Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405

Winner: Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405

XXIV. Best Live Action Short

  • DeKalb Elementary
  • The Silent Child
  • The Eleven O’Clock
  • Watu Wote/All of Us
  • My Nephew Emmitt

Winner: The Silent Child

SCORE: 19/24 (19-5)

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Time Out for Sports IV: Bring It Home

Time Out for Sports IV: Bring It Home

Let’s Just Relive This For A Moment

 

Okay now with that out of the way, it’s time to talk about the Championship round!

 

AFC Championship:

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are the obvious choice here. They had a nice showing last week against the Titans. Now, here’s the kicker. The Jacksonville Jaguars are their opponents this week. The Jags are an unstoppable force of nature on defense, absolutely stunning the Steelers last week. It’s the Jags year to play in the Super Bowl and they’re gunning for Tom Brady. Brady is easy to fluster if you can stay in his face and that’s exactly what the Jags will do. I see Sacksonville bringing it and dethroning the reigning AFC champions. The Jags will win, 50-35.

NFC Championship:

The world is on the side of the Vikings now. Case Keenum and the Vikings pulled of a miracle last week (see above video). They are on a collision course with the Lombardi trophy and nothing is stopping them. The Philadelphia Eagles have a good defense, I just don’t think they will be able to shut down this incredible offense. The Vikings defense is also going to ruin Nick Foles and the offense’s day. It’s a Minnesota victory, 28-14.

My Super Bowl prediction remains in tact, so until next week, when we have the official Super Bowl LII lineup, this is Kaleb signing off.

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The First Annual KohOscars: Streamies

The First Annual KohOscars: Streamies

This is a KohOscar ceremony structured the same as the regular KohOscars, but is set aside for the films that I saw for the first time this calendar year through a streaming service.

Best Picture:

  • The Prestige
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Young Frankenstein
  • Heathers
  • Fargo
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Quiz Show
  • The Breakfast Club
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Fright Night
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Death Note
  • Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) 
  • Django Unchained

Best Actor:

  • Hugh Jackman, The Prestige*
  • Robert Downey Jr, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Gene Wilder, Young Frankenstein
  • Russell Crowe, A Beautiful Mind
  • Ralph Fiennes, Quiz Show
  • Hugo Weaving, V for Vendetta
  • Logan Lerman, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • George Clooney, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Taron Egerton, Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Jim Carrey, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • Judd Nelson, The Breakfast Club*
  • Kurt Russell, The Hateful Eight
  • Michael Keaton, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)*
  • John Travolta, Pulp Fiction
  • Jamie Foxx, Django Unchained
  • Ryan Gosling, The Nice Guys

*denotes tie

Best Actress:

  • Winona Ryder, Heathers
  • Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Frances McDormand, Fargo
  • Michelle Monaghan, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Kiera Knightley, Begin Again
  • Allison Williams, Get Out
  • Mélanie Laurent, Inglorious Bastards 
  • Imogen Poots, Fright Night
  • Seychelle Gabriel, Sleight
  • Margaret Qualley, Death Note
  • Molly Ringwald, The Breakfast Club

Best Supporting Actor:

  • Val Kilmer, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Christian Bale, The Prestige
  • David Haskell, Godspell
  • Michael Angarano, The Stanford Prison Experiment 
  • Colin Firth, Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Mark Ruffalo, Begin Again
  • Steve Buscemi, Fargo
  • Christian Slater, Heathers
  • Paul Bettany, A Beautiful Mind
  • Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
  • Walton Goggins, The Hateful Eight*
  • Samuel L. Jackson, Pulp Fiction
  • David Tennant, Fright Night
  • Edward Norton, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) 
  • Ezra Miller, The Perks of Being a Wallflower*
  • Russell Crowe, The Nice Guys

*Denotes tie

Best Supporting Actress:

  • Scarlett Johannson, The Prestige
  • Madeline Kahn, Young Frankenstein
  • Jennifer Connolly, A Beautiful Mind
  • Hailee Steinfeld, Begin Again
  • Sofia Boutella, Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Holly Hunter, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Diane Kruger, Inglorious Bastards
  • Uma Thurman, Pulp Fiction
  • Robin Lamont, Godspell
  • Ally Sheedy, The Breakfast Club

Best Director:

  • Christopher Nolan, The Prestige
  • Shane Black, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Joel and Ethan Coen, Fargo
  • Robert Redford, Quiz Show
  • Matthew Vaughn, Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • John Carney, Begin Again
  • David Fincher, Zodiac
  • Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight
  • Craig Gillsepie, Fright Night
  • Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • David Greene, Godspell
  • John Hughes, The Breakfast Club

Best Cameo:

  • Mark Hamill, Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Jack Davenport, Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Michael Caine, Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Adam Levine, Begin Again
  • James Corden, Begin Again
  • John Goodman, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Michael Madsen, The Hateful Eight
  • Jon Schnepp, The ABCs of Death
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained
  • Samuel L. Jackson, Django Unchained

Best Comic Book Movie:

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Batman: The Killing Joke
  • V for Vendetta
  • Justice League: Gods and Monsters
  • Batman and Harley Quinn

Best Sequel:

Best Remake/Reboot:

  • Fright Night
  • Death Note

Best Animated Feature:

  • Batman: The Killing Joke
  • Justice League: Gods and Monsters
  • Batman and Harley Quinn

Best Adapted Screenplay:

  • James Vanderbilt, Zodiac
  • Christopher and Jonathan Nolan, The Prestige
  • Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks, Young Frankenstein
  • Akiva Goldsman, A Beautiful Mind
  • Jane Goldman and Matthew Vaughn, Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Joel and Ethan Coen, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Paul Attanasio, Quiz Show
  • Tim Talbott, The Stanford Prison Experiment
  • Shane Black, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • The Wachowskis, V for Vendetta
  • Marti Nixon, Fright Night
  • James Krieg and Bruce Timm, Batman and Harley Quinn
  • Charley Parlapanides, Vlas Parlapanides, and Jeremy Slater, Death Note
  • Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • David Greene and John Michael-Telebak, Godspell

Best Original Screenplay:

  • Daniel Waters, Heathers
  • Joel and Ethan Coen, Fargo
  • John Carney, Begin Again
  • Gerald Di Pego, Phenomenon
  • Joel and Ethan Coen, Barton Fink
  • Quentin Tarantino, The Hateful Eight
  • Robert D. Seigel, The Founder
  • J.D. Dillard and Alex Theurer, Sleight
  • James Gunn, The Belko Experiment
  • Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, and Armando Bo, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained
  • Shane Black and Anthony BagarozziThe Nice Guys
  • Quentin Tarantino, Pulp Fiction
  • John Hughes, The Breakfast Club
  • Max Landis, Chronicle

Best Cinematography:

  • Get Out
  • The Prestige
  • Fargo
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Quiz Show
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Zodiac
  • The Stanford Prison Experiment
  • The Founder
  • Fright Night
  • Death Note
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Django Unchained
  • The Nice Guys
  • Pulp Fiction

Best Film Editing:

  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • The Prestige
  • Fargo
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • Phenomenon
  • Fright Night
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Django Unchained
  • Godspell

Best Production Design:

  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • The Prestige
  • Fargo
  • Young Frankenstein
  • Zodiac
  • The Founder
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Django Unchained
  • The Nice Guys
  • Pulp Fiction
  • The Breakfast Club

Best Original Score:

  • Get Out
  • The Prestige
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Fargo
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Fright Night
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Django Unchained
  • The Nice Guys
  • Godspell

Best Original Song:

  • “Like A Fool,” Begin Again
  • “Lost Stars,” Begin Again
  • “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” Young Frankenstein
  • “Man of Constant Sorrow,” O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • “Pennies from Heaven,” The Founder
  • “Don’t Pull Your Love,” Batman and Harley Quinn
  • “Django Theme Song,” Django Unchained 
  • “Prepare Ye,” Godspell
  • “Beautiful City,” Godspell
  • “All for the Best,” Godspell
  • “Don’t You (Forget About Me),” The Breakfast Club

Best Costume Design:

  • The Prestige
  • Heathers
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • V for Vendetta
  • Young Frankenstein
  • Fright Night
  • Sleight
  • The Breakfast Club
  • The Nice Guys
  • Godspell

Best Hair and Makeup:

  • Young Frankenstein
  • Fargo
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • Barton Fink
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Fright Night
  • The Nice Guys
  • Godspell

Best Sound Editing:

  • Get Out
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Zodiac
  • The Prestige
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Fright Night

Best Sound Mixing:

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Zodiac
  • The Prestige
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Fargo

Best Visual Effects:

  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Young Frankenstein
  • V for Vendetta
  • Get Out
  • Phenomenon
  • Fright Night
  • Sleight
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Death Note
  • Chronicle 

Best Stunts:

  • Fright Night
  • V for Vendetta
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Django Unchained
  • The Prestige

Best Ensemble:

  • The Hateful Eight
  • Django Unchained
  • The Prestige
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Death Note
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Godspell
  • The Breakfast Club

Best Soundtrack:

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Django Unchained
  • Kingsman: The Secret Service
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Godspell

Special Achievement Award:

  • Tommy Wiseau, The Room

The First Annual KohGrammys

The First Annual KohGrammys

The KohGrammys is the first official music awards on this blog. We decided we’d adopt the same categories as the Grammys and accept all music released between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2017, with the addition of music from October-December 2016, seeing as they will also be included in the Grammy season.

Record of the Year:

  • “Shape of You,” Ed Sheeran
  • “It Ain’t Me,” Kygo featuring Selena Gomez
  • “Waiving Through A Window,” Ben Platt
  • “Feels,” Calvin Harris featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Big Sean
  • “Give Love,” Andy Grammer featuring LunchMoney Lewis
  • “Gorgeous,” Taylor Swift
  • “Sorry Not Sorry,” Demi Lovato
  • “I’ll Find You,” Lecrae featuring Tori Kelly
  • “That’s What I Like,” Bruno Mars

Artist of the Year:

  • Ed Sheeran
  • NF
  • Demi Lovato
  • Lecrae
  • Bruno Mars

Album of the Year:

  • ÷, Ed Sheeran
  • Dear Evan Hansen (Original Broadway Soundtrack)
  • All Things Work Together, Lecrae
  • Tell Me You Love Me, Demi Lovato
  • Evolve, Imagine Dragons

Song of the Year:

  • “This Town,” Niall Horan
  • “Castle on the Hill,” Ed Sheeran
  • “Give Love,” Andy Grammer featuring LunchMoney Lewis
  • “Boy,” Lee Brice
  • “Say You Won’t Let Go,” James Arthur
  • “Cry Baby,” Demi Lovato
  • “Praying,” Kesha

Best New Artist:

  • Niall Horan
  • Magic & Bird
  • Wordsplayed
  • James Arthur
  • Ben Platt
  • Aha Gazelle
  • 1K Phew

Best Pop Solo Performance:

  • “New Man,” Ed Sheeran
  • “This Town,” Niall Horan
  • “What About Us,” P!nk
  • “Words Fail,” Ben Platt
  • “Praying,” Kesha
  • “Say You Won’t Let Go,” James Arthur
  • “Sorry Not Sorry,” Demi Lovato
  • “This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things,” Taylor Swift
  • “Pray,” Sam Smith

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:

  • “Give Love,” Andy Grammer featuring LunchMoney Lewis
  • “It Ain’t Me,” Kygo featuring Selena Gomez
  • “You Will Be Found,” The Cast of Dear Evan Hansen
  • “It’s Not Like I Like You,” Static-P
  • “Instruction,” Jax Jones featuring Demi Lovato and Stefflon Don
  • “No Promises,” Cheat Codes featuring Demi Lovato
  • “Play That Song,” Train
  • “Perfect,” Ed Sheeran featuring Beyoncé

Best Pop Vocal Album:

  • ÷, Ed Sheeran
  • Places, Lea Michele
  • Reputation, Taylor Swift
  • Tell Me You Love Me, Demi Lovato
  • 24K Magic, Bruno Mars

Best Alternative Album:

  • Nemesis, Bridget Mendler
  • Back from the Edge, James Arthur
  • Rainbow, Kesha
  • a girl a bottle a boat, Train

Best Alternative Song:

  • “Atlantis,” Bridget Mendler
  • “Praying,” Kesha
  • “Do You Miss Me At All,” Bridget Mendler
  • “Say You Won’t Let Go,” James Arthur
  • “Writer in the Dark,” Lorde
  • “Slow Hands,” Niall Horan
  • “Lights Down Low,” MAX
  • “Why,” Sabrina Carpenter
  • “Play That Song,” Train

Best Dance Recording:

  • “Feels,” Calvin Harris featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, and Big Sean
  • “Paris,” The Chainsmokers
  • “Something Just Like This,” The Chainsmokers featuring Coldplay
  • “Despacito (Remix),” Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber
  • “Rockabye,” Clean Bandit featuring Sean Paula and Anne-Marie
  • “It Ain’t Me,” Kygo featuring Selena Gomez
  • “Instruction,” Jax Jones featuring Demi Lovato and Stefflon Don
  • “No Promises,” Cheat Codes featuring Demi Lovato

Best Dance Album:

  • Memories…Do Not Open, The Chainsmokers
  • We Belong, GAWVI
  • AVICI (01), Avicii
  • Funky Wav Bounce Vol. 1, Calvin Harris
  • Dance of Times, Eliane Elias

Best Rock Performance:

  • “Believer,” Imagine Dragons
  • “Take It All Back,” Judah & the Lion
  • “Feed The Machine,” Nickelback
  • “One More Light,” Linkin Park
  • “Ophelia,” The Lumineers

Best Rock Song:

  • “Believer,” Imagine Dragons
  • “Take It All Back,” Judah & the Lion
  • “Walk on Water,” Thirty Seconds to Mars
  • “Feed The Machine,” Nickelback
  • “Song on Fire,” Nickelback
  • “One More Light,” Linkin Park
  • “Champion,” Fall Out Boy

Best Rock Album:

  • One More Light, Linkin Park
  • Cleopatra, The Lumineers
  • Evolve, Imagine Dragons
  • Feed The Machine, Nickelback

Rock Artist of the Year:

  • Nickelback
  • Imagine Dragons
  • The Lumineers
  • Linkin Park
  • Judah & the Lion

Best Rap Performance:

  • “LEGEND,” Andy Mineo and Wordsplayed (Magic & Bird)
  • “Intro III,” NF
  • “R.U.T.S.,” Andy Mineo and Wordsplayed
  • “Come & Get Me,” Lecrae
  • “Art of Drifting,” KB
  • “Everybody,” Logic
  • “DNA.” Kendrick Lamar
  • “Arose,” Eminem

Rap Artist of the Year:

  • Andy Mineo
  • Lecrae
  • NF
  • Eminem
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Logic
  • KB

Best Rap/Sung Performance:

  • “I’m The One,” DJ Khalid feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper, & Lil Wayne
  • “JUDO,” Andy Mineo and Wordsplayed featuring Judo
  • “1-800-273-8255,” Logic featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid
  • “I’ll Find You,” Lecrae featuring Tori Kelly
  • “Cry For You,” Lecrae featuring Taylor Hill
  • “Let You Down,” NF
  • “Sing to You,” KB featuring Casey J.
  • “Walk On Water,” Eminem featuring Beyoncé
  • “River,” Eminem featuring Ed Sheeran
  • “End Game,” Taylor Swift featuring Ed Sheeran and Future

Best Rap Song:

  • “DNA,” Kendrick Lamar
  • “KIDZ,” Andy Mineo and Wordsplayed
  • “Take It Back,” Logic
  • “Bounce Back,” Big Sean
  • “Remember This,” NF
  • “Tempo,” KB
  • “Facts,” Lecrae
  • “Forever,” Trip Lee

Best Rap Album:

  • Magic & Bird, Andy Mineo & Wordsplayed
  • I Decided, Big Sean
  • Everbody, Logic
  • All Things Work Together, Lecrae
  • Perception, NF
  • Today We Rebel, KB
  • Revival, Eminem

Best Country Performance:

  • “Something I’m Good At,” Brett Eldridge
  • “Ask Me How I Know,” Garth Brooks
  • “Unforgettable,” Thomas Rhett
  • “Boy,” Lee Brice
  • “My Old Man,” Zach Brown Band

Best Country Song:

  • “Something I’m Good At,” Brett Eldridge
  • “Boy,” Lee Brice
  • “A Girl Like You,” Easton Corbin
  • “Heartache on the Dance Floor,” Jon Pardi
  • “Unforgettable,” Thomas Rhett

Best Country Album:

  • Brett Eldridge, Brett Eldridge
  • From A Room, Vol. 1, Chris Stapleton
  • Welcome Home, Zach Brown Band
  • Love and War, Brad Paisley
  • Heart Break, Lady Antebellum

Best Contemporary Christian Song:

  • “O God Forgive Us,” for KING & COUNTRY featuring KB
  • “I’ll Find You,” Lecrae featuring Tori Kelly
  • “Hills and Valleys,” Tauren Wells
  • “Rise,” Danny Gokey
  • “Old Church Choir,” Zach Williams

Best Contemporary Christian Album:

  • Jonah, KJ-52
  • Magic & Bird, Andy Mineo and Wordsplayed (Magic & Bird)
  • All Things Work Together, Lecrae
  • One-Way Conversations, Hollyn
  • Echoes, Matt Maher
  • Truly Madly Deeply, Relient K

Best Musical Theatre Album:

  • Dear Evan Hansen
  • Bandstand
  • Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812

Best Soundtrack For Visual Media:

  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Baby Driver
  • The Greatest Showman
  • La La Land

Best Song Written For Visual Media:

  • “Evermore,” Beauty and the Beast
  • “Remember Me,” Coco
  • “Rewrite the Stars,” The Greatest Showman
  • “City of Stars,” La La Land
  • “Another Day of Sun,” La La Land

Time Out For Sports III: The Thunderdome

Time Out For Sports III: The Thunderdome

Hello everyone. It’s been an entire football season since I’ve written a Time Out For Sports piece, so what better time to come back and revisit the NFL than with another playoff essay. Today, I’m going to examine the final two weeks of 2018 NFL playoffs and end with my prediction for who will be in Super Bowl LII. I do want to make Time Out For Sports a weekly mini-series until we reach Super Bowl LII. So here we go.

Previously On The Playoffs

At the start of the playoffs, this is what we saw for the playoff seedings.

AFC:

  1. New England Patriots (13-3)
  2. Pittsburgh Steelers (13-3)
  3. Jacksonville Jaguars (12-4)
  4. Kansas City Chiefs (10-6)
  5. Tennessee Titans (9-7)
  6. Buffalo Bills (9-7)

NFC:

  1. Philadelphia Eagles (13-3)
  2. Minnesota Vikings (13-3)
  3. Los Angeles Rams (12-4)
  4. New Orleans Saints (11-5)
  5. Carolina Panthers (11-5)
  6. Atlanta Falcons (10-6)

NFC Wild Cards

The Atlanta Falcons faced the Los Angeles Rams in the deciding game that launched the NFC Playoffs. Matt Ryan and the offense led the team to a round one victory over the Jared Goff and the Rams, seeing the defending NFC champions eliminate a fan favorite early on. The Falcons will advance to Philadelphia this Saturday to play the seemingly unstoppable Eagles, under the leadership of Nick Foles.

The second wild card game pit two rivals against each other to reach the frozen tundra of Minnesota. Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints pulled out a narrow victory over Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers, setting up a playoff rematch between two bitter enemies.

AFC Wild Cards

The AFC playoffs are always rather dull and weird, and this year was no exception. Marcus Mariota led the Tennessee Titans to an amazing comeback victory over Alex Smith and the favored Kansas City Chiefs. The upset Titans team is now poised to play Tom Brady and the legendary New England Patriots on Saturday.

The Buffalo Bills eeked into the playoffs thanks to a Ravens loss in week 17. The team found themselves locked out of the end zone by the Jacksonville Jaguars defense. Blake Bortles and the offense were able to put one touchdown’s distance between them and Tyrod Taylor’s Bills. A last second Bills QB injury resulted in the infamous Peterman taking the field for a late, valiant drive that ended in the game winning Jacksonville interception. The Jags will be traveling to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers next Sunday.

NFC Divisional

The Minnesota Vikings are having their best season since 2009 when Brett Favre led them to the championship game. Coincidentally, the current team will be facing the same team that ended their 2009 playoff run in Drew Brees and the Saints. Led by the surprise MVP candidate Case Keenum, the Vikes are a complete team, marked by the league’s top defense, featuring a murderer’s row including Everson Griffen and Xavier Rhodes, and an underrated offense consisting of a strong WR corp in Stefon Diggs, Adam Thielen, and Kyle Rudolph and a powerhouse run game with Latavius Murray and Jerrick McKinnon. What’s even more impressive? This team is playing on second strings. Case stepped in for Sam Bradford in week 2 and never left. After 4 weeks, Murray & McKinnon got their shot after rookie sensation Dalvin Cook suffered a season ending injury. So just them being this good is a feat. However, they aren’t done. They rematch the team that stopped them from appearing in Super Bowl XLIV, something Vikings fans and players alike haven’t forgotten. The fact that the Vikings are hosting the New Orleans Saints is going to affect a lot. The Vikings are going to pull out the victory, holding Brees’ offense to just 14 points and ending with a score of 28-14.

The Eagles were looking like an unbeatable playoff team. Then they lost MVP QB Carson Wentz to a torn ACL. While Nick Foles is a solid placeholder, he’s not going to lead them to a Super Bowl. At best, he leads them to a first round bye and faceoff with the defending Atlanta Falcons. Ryan’s team will be hyped up from their previous victory and will have rings on the brain. The Falcons will upset the Eagles and land the birds the Philly, 35-24.

AFC Divisional

The Jacksonville Jaguars squaring off with the Pittsburgh Steelers is a matchup many will predict going one way. The Steelers are strong offense with a solid defense. That was until Antonio Brown’s injury. Now the Steelers are in a bad position going into this game, especially against a well-rounded shock team like the Jags. The Jags will upset, holding Ben Rothlisberger to just 14. Final score: 42-14, Jags.

The Patriots are a team everyone has their eyes on. Many assumed last year’s Super Bowl win would have signaled the retirement of Tom Brady and the end of the Pats dynasty. Brady crushed that idea with his return and 13-3 record. The Pats had a solid year, but aren’t a well-rounded team. In fact, the defense is bad. The offense is only good because of Tom Brady. The Titans may not be the most even match, but the surprise upset over the Chiefs could provide the required momentum to stop Brady from another championship. As much as I hate that team, I have to side with the Patriots. 28-14, Pats.

NFC Championship Game

The Minnesota Vikings have a home field Super Bowl on their minds and nothing will stop them from reaching that game. Having defeated them once before, the Atlanta Falcons might be the easiest game left for the Vikings to win, but it’ll still be a fun one. The unstoppable defense of the Vikings will neutralize Ryan’s offense, while the Falcons defense just won’t be able to hold Keenum’s strong offense. 24-7, Vikes.

AFC Championship Game

Here’s where Brady’s season ends. The Jaguars defense will be the MVP of this game, shutting down Brady and holding him to just 14 points. Bortles and his offense will show how weak the Pats defense is and run up the score as much as possible, finishing with a 28-14 win.

Super Bowl LII

The 52nd Super Bowl is an article for another day, mainly next week for updated analysis, but to give a quick prediction, I’m saying a Vikings/Jaguars Super Bowl is on the cards and would be the most evenly matched game of the season. The difference would come down to the offensive game. Keenum’s team will be a difficult one for the Jags to cover as efficiently, while Bortles’ team won’t be able to put up as many points against the top defense. The Vikes will bring home their first Lombardi, winning 35-21. Check back next week for updated analysis and predictions following the NFL Divisional Round Playoffs.

Playoffs Bracket

Blessings: A Review

Blessings: A Review

Introduction:

The first edition of #MusicMonday in 2018 follows Futuristic. Furtistic first came on the scene in 2009 with his debut album The Professor X Tape. He followed that up with The Fly Trap in 2011, Dream Big in 2012, Chasing Down a Dream in 2013, T.G.I.F. in 2013, Traveling Local in 2014, The Rise in 2015, his collaborative album with Devvon Tercel Coast 2 Coast in 2015, As Seen on the Internet in 2016, and What More Could You Ask For? in 2017. Now comes his latest and, possibly, greatest yet: Blessings. 

1. Life

The intro track is rather intense. It feels like Futuristic playing catch-up with his audience while venting his frustrations and worries. This has become standard for rap albums, but Futuristic does a good job. His flow is impeccable and his wordplay is strong. The production is solid. Life is his 44 Bars and he owns it.

Track Rating: 8/10

Grade: B

2. Benz

The opening is kinda funny. The hook is kinda a flashy dig at his friends. The song is just a flex song. While it’s catchy and kinda fun, it’s all style and no substance.

Track Rating: 6/10

Grade: C

3. Do Too Much

The hook and production are sleek and fun. It’s a groovy jam. Futuristic’s vocals are really solid. Overall, this jam is a really confident and solid one. It’s a step up from the last track.

Track Rating: 8/10

Grade: A-

4. Talk (ft. Tech N9ne and Devvon Terrell)

This is a really impressive and energetic song. Every single person included brings their A+ game and it’s fantastic. The standout line is Devvon’s lisp-y Mike Tyson. The lyricism and sheer prowess and speed of the song is breakneck. It’s the standout of the whole album.

Track Rating: 10/10

Grade: A+

5. Clock

Futuristic’s vocals are really solid. The love song about making time is really good. The production is sleek and standout. His lyricism is very solid, but it’s his vocals that shine. It’s a great inclusion on this album. The pianos are a really nice touch.

Track Rating: 8/10

Grade: A

6. Lights

If there’s one thing I can say for this album, it’s the production is standout. Another chill and brightly produced is really cool. The song about fame is cool. The inclusion of the clock ticking in the background is a nice touch. Futuristic’s vocals are solid again. His lyricism is fantastic. His flow pattern is what makes him one of the greats.

Track Rating: 8/10

Grade: A

7. Not the Vibe

The premise of this song is really smart. The hook is contradictory to the verses. While the hook says none of the things he claims to do in the verses are good or what he’s about. That’s a really cool performance tool. He uses it to be say everything everyone else says in his verses and then clarifies in his hook it’s not right. It’s a solid track.

Track Rating: 7/10

Grade: B+

8. Get It Together

A smooth, guitar driven track is uncommon in rap, making a really great addition to the album. While the song itself is confusing as to what it’s trying to say, the production is excellent. The lyricism is remarkable, but the songwriting is messy.

Track Rating: 6/10

Grade: B-

9. Epiphany (ft. NF)

The first single off the album is haunting. NF is incredible in his feature and meshes really well wot Futuristic. The beat is really cool and the two flow extremely well together. This is a great song. The raw talent and emotion from the two is great.

Track Rating: 10/10

Grade: A+

10. Change Somebody

The final song on the album leaves things on a positive, uplifting note. The production on this last one is outstanding. The mixtures of horns and vocals and other sounds creates an unorthodox flow, but Futuristic kills it. This is the best one to end this wonderful album. It’s a big finale that works really well. It’s a perfect end.

Track Rating: 9/10

Grade: A+

Conclusion:

Futuristic is one of the best in business. His flow is something really impressive and his ability to pick good collaborators and write strong rhymes makes him a contender to be an all-time great. The production on this album is ridiculously amazing. This is Futuristic’s best album yet, and he’s got lots of fuel left in him.

Album Rating: 8/10

Grade: A

The Third Annual KohOscars

The Third Annual KohOscars

2017 was a great year for film and this year’s awards reflect that. The third annual KohOscars introduces new categories this year with Best Comic Book Movie, Best Remake/Reboot, Best Stunts, Best Ensemble, Best Soundtrack, and Best Post-Credits Scene. We are also limiting the number of nominees per category to a maximum of fifteen and a minimum of nine.

Best Picture:bigsick

  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Logan
  • Wonder Woman
  • Baby Driver
  • The Big Sick
  • Logan Lucky
  • It
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Murder on the Orient Express
  • Coco
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • The Greatest Showman

Best Actor:spiderman-homecoming-759

  • Hugh Jackman, Logan/The Greatest Showman
  • Dan Stevens, Beauty and the Beast
  • Mike Vogel, The Case for Christ
  • Chris Pine, Wonder Woman
  • Ansel Elgort, Baby Driver
  • Tom Holland, Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Andy Serkis, War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Kumail Nanjiani, The Big Sick
  • Michael Keaton, The Founder
  • Bill Skarsgård, It
  • Ben Stiller, Brad’s Status
  • Chris Hemsworth, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Kenneth Branagh, Murder on the Orient Express
  • Ben Affleck, Justice League
  • Mark Hamill, Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Actress:landscape-1478512906-beauty-and-the-beast-movie

  • Emma Watson, Beauty & the Beast
  • Zoe Saldana, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Gal Gadot, Wonder Woman
  • Zoe Kazan, The Big Sick
  • Allison Williams, Get Out
  • Lily James, Baby Driver
  • Margaret Qualley, Death Note
  • Sophia Lillis, It
  • Aubrey Plaza, Ingrid Goes West
  • Jessica Rothe, Happy Death Day
  • Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Daisy Ridley, Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Supporting Actor:guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol-2-wallpaper

  • John C. Reilly, Kong: Skull Island
  • Patrick Stewart, Logan
  • Luke Evans, Beauty and the Beast
  • Kurt Russell, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Michael Rooker, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Jamie Foxx, Baby Driver
  • Jon Hamm, Baby Driver
  • Michael Keaton, Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Ray Romano, The Big Sick
  • Daniel Craig, Logan Lucky
  • Karl Urban, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Tom Hiddleston, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Adam Driver, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Jared Leto, Blade Runner 2049

Best Supporting Actress:sw-the-last-jedi-tall-b

  • Dafne Keen, Logan
  • Pom Klementieff, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Elizabeth Debicki, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Kaya Scodelario, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Emma Thompson, Beauty & the Beast
  • Elis González, Baby Driver
  • Holly Hunter, The Big Sick
  • Riley Keough, Logan Lucky
  • Elizabeth Olsen, Ingrid Goes West
  • Tessa Thompson, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Michelle Pfeiffer, Murder on the Orient Express
  • Gal Gadot, Justice League
  • Carrie Fisher, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Ana de Armas, Blade Runner 2049
  • Zendaya, The Greatest Showman

Best Director:1491990205555-1

  • Bill Condon, Beauty & the Beast
  • James Mangold, Logan
  • James Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman
  • Edgar Wright, Baby Driver
  • Jon Watts, Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Taika Waititi, Thor: Ragnarok 
  • Kenneth Branagh, Murder on the Orient Express
  • Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Rian Johnson, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Denis Villeneuve, Blade Runner 2049

Best Cameo:maxresdefault1

  • Luke Evans, The Fate of the Furious
  • Stan Lee, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Sean Gunn, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Orlando Bloom, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Russell Crowe, The Mummy
  • Stanley Tucci, Transformers: The Last Knight
  • Brogan Hall, Baby Driver
  • Gwyneth Paltrow, Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Bo Burnham, The Big Sick
  • Seth MacFarlane, Logan Lucky
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Taika Waititi, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Matt Damon, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Jesse Eisenberg, Justice League
  • Joe Manginello, Justice League
  • Frank Oz, Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Comic Book Movievalerian-2017

  • Logan
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Wonder Woman
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Justice League

Best Sequel:piratesofthecaribbean-deadmentellnotales-1494963463382_1280w

  • The Fate of the Furious
  • Logan
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Justice League
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Pitch Perfect 3

Best Remake/Reboot:deathnote

  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Kong: Skull Island
  • Death Note
  • It
  • Murder on the Orient Express

Best Animated Feature:miguel-rivera-4096x2304-hector-coco-animation-disney-pixar-2017-4k-8693

  • The Lego Batman Movie
  • Cars 3
  • Despicable Me 3
  • Batman and Harley Quinn
  • Coco

Best Adapted Screenplay:5. Logan

  • Ben Affleck, Live By Night
  • Scott Frank, James Mangold, & Michael Green, Logan
  • Stephen Chbosky & Evan Spiliotopoulos, Beauty & the Beast
  • Allan Heinberg, Wonder Woman
  • Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Day, Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, Chis McKenna, and Erik Sommers, Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Luc Besson, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • Charley Parlapanides, Vlad Parlapanides, and Jeremy Slater, Death Note
  • Matt Reeves and Mark Bomback, War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, and Gary Dauberman, It
  • Eric Pearson, Craig Kyle, & Christopher L. Yost, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Michael Green, Murder on the Orient Express
  • Rian Johnson, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Hampton Fancher and Michael Green, Blade Runner 2049

Best Original Screenplay:baby-driver-et00040794-14-03-2017-09-05-24

  • J.D. Dillard & Alex Thurer, Sleight
  • Edgar Wright, Baby Driver
  • Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick
  • James Gunn, The Belko Experiment
  • Rebecca Blunt, Logan Lucky
  • Scott Lobdell, Happy Death Day
  • David Branson Smith and Matt Spicer, Ingrid Goes West
  • Mike White, Brad’s Status
  • Adrian Molina & Matthew Aldrich, Coco
  • Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Max Landis, Bright
  • Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon, The Greatest Showman

Best Cinematography:zz4f1c300d

  • Larry Fong, Kong: Skull Island
  • John Mathieson, Logan
  • Tobias A. Schliessler, Beauty & the Beast
  • Paul Cameron, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Matthew Jensen, Wonder Woman
  • Robert Richardson, Live By Night
  • Bill Pope, Baby Driver
  • Ben Richardson, Wind River
  • David Tattersall, Death Note
  • Chung-hoon Chung, It
  • Javier Aguirresarobe, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Haris Zambarloukos, Murder on the Orient Express
  • Fabian Wagner, Justice League
  • Ben Davis, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049

Best Film Editing:1491990205555-1

  • Vance Null, The Case for Christ
  • Virginia Katz, Beauty & the Beast
  • Fred Raskin and Craig Wood, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Martin Walsh, Wonder Woman
  • Jonathan Amos and Paul Machliss, Baby Driver
  • Debbie Berman and Dan Lebental, Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Julien Rey, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • Zene Baker and Joel Negron, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Bob Ducsay, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Michael Tronik, Bright
  • Tom Cross, Robert Duffy, Joe Hutshing, Michael McCusker, Jon Poll, & Spencer Susser, The Greatest Showman

Best Production Design:hou_art_20170113_livebynight_headerjpg

  • Stefan Dechant, Kong: Skull Island
  • Jess Gonchor, Live By Night
  • Sarah Greenwood, Beauty & the Beast
  • Scott Chambliss, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Nigel Phelps, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Aline Bonetto, Wonder Woman
  • Marcus Rowland, Baby Driver
  • Jack Fisk, Song to Song
  • Claude Paré, It
  • Susie Mancini, Ingrid Goes West
  • Dan Hennah and Ra Vincent, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Jim Clay, Murder on the Orient Express
  • Rick Heinrichs, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Nathan Crowley, The Greatest Showman

Best Original Score:it-movie-2017-pennywise-bill-skarsgard

  • Alan Menken, Beauty & the Beast
  • Tyler Bates, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Geoff Zanelli, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Rupert Gregson-Williams, Wonder Woman
  • Randy Newman, Cars 3
  • Henry Jackman and Matthew Margeson, Kingsman: The Golden Circle
  • Benjamin Wallfisch, It
  • Jonathan Sadoff and Nick Thornburn, Ingrid Goes West
  • Mark Mothersbaugh, Brad’s Status
  • Mark Mothersbaugh, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Patrick Doyle, Murder on the Orient Express
  • Danny Elfman, Justice League
  • Michael Giacchino, Coco
  • John Williams, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch, Blade Runner 2049
  • John Debney and Joseph Trapanese, The Greatest Showman

Best Original Song:1-17

  • “How Does A Moment Last Forever,” Beauty & the Beast
  • “Evermore,” Beauty & the Beast
  • “Days in the Sun,” Beauty & the Beast
  • “Run That Race,” Cars 3
  • “Was He Slow?” Baby Driver
  • “A Million on My Soul,” Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • “Lose Yourself in Nature and Find Peace,” Brad’s Status
  • “Everybody Knows,” Justice League
  • “Remember Me,” Coco
  • “Un Poco Loco,” Coco
  • “The Greatest Show,” The Greatest Showman
  • “A Million Dreams,” The Greatest Showman
  • “The Other Side,” The Greatest Showman
  • “Rewrite the Stars,” The Greatest Showman
  • “Tightrope,” The Greatest Showman

Best Costume Design:bg

  • Kelli Jones, Power Rangers
  • Jacqueline West, Live By Night
  • Jacqueline Durran, Beauty & the Beast
  • Judianna Makovsky, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Penny Rose, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Lindy Hemming, Wonder Woman
  • Courtney Hoffman, Baby Driver
  • Louise Frogley, Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Mayes C. Rubeo, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Michael Wilkinson, Justice League
  • Michael Caplan, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Renée April, Blade Runner 2049
  • Ellen Mirojnick, The Greatest Showman

Best Hair & Makeup:img_0365

  • Jenny Harling, Beauty & the Beast
  • Joel Harlow, Logan
  • Julie Hill-Parker, The Case for Christ
  • Camille Friend, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Kerrin Jackson, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Christine Blundell, Wonder Woman
  • Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou, The Mummy
  • Thi Thanh Tu Nguyen, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • Sarah Craig, It
  • Vincenzo Mastrantonio, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Paulina Boneva, Murder on the Orient Express
  • Peter King, Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • Alessandro Bertolazzi, Bright
  • Nicki Ledermann, The Greatest Showman

Best Sound Editing:gallery-1469440016-logo-thor-ragnarok

  • Beauty & the Beast
  • The Fate of the Furious
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Wonder Woman
  • Transformers: The Last Knight
  • Baby Driver
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Get Out
  • It
  • Coco
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • The Greatest Showman

Best Sound Mixing:transformers-last-knight-poster-optimus-prime

  • Beauty & the Beast
  • The Fate of the Furious
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Wonder Woman
  • Transformers: The Last Knight
  • Baby Driver
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Coco
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi
  • The Greatest Showman

Best Visual Effects:warofplanetofapes

  • Kong: Skull Island 
  • Logan
  • Beauty & the Beast
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Wonder Woman
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • Death Note
  • Bright
  • It
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Justice League
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Stunts:atomicblonde-2

  • The Fate of the Furious
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Wonder Woman
  • The Mummy
  • Baby Driver
  • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  • Atomic Blonde
  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle
  • Bright

Best Ensemble:ew_website_2700x1800-murderexpress

  • The Fate of the Furious
  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Wonder Woman
  • Beauty & the Beast
  • Baby Driver
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • It
  • Murder on the Orient Express
  • Justice League
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Soundtrack:baby-driver-et00040794-14-03-2017-09-05-24

  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Beauty & the Beast
  • Baby Driver
  • Despicable Me 3
  • Logan Lucky
  • Ingrid Goes West
  • Coco
  • The Greatest Showman

Best Post-Credits Scene:pirates-caribbean-5-movie-posters

  • Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Justice League

Legacy Film of the Year:home-girls

  • The Breakfast Club
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Fargo
  • Heathers
  • The Big Lebowski