Movie Fights MasterList

Movie Fights MasterList

Singles

  • Champion: Cucumber (1-0)
  1. Ed Greer (3-0)
  2. Dan Murrell (3-1)*
  3. DJ Wooldridge (2-0)
  4. Marc Bernardin (1-1)
  5. Danielle Radford (1-1)
  6. Marc Andreyko (1-1)
  7. Jay Washington (1-1)
  8. Brianne Chandler (1-1)
  9. Scott Mantz (1-1)
  10. Mark Ellis (1-1)

Unranked:

  • Emma Fyffe (1-1)
  • Ify Nwadiwe (1-1)
  • Coy Jandreau (1-2)
  • Joe Starr (1-2)
  • Clarke Wolfe (1-0)
  • Roth Cornet (1-0)
  • Perri Nemiroff (1-0)
  • William Bibbiani (1-0)
  • Leonard Maltin (1-0)
  • Spencer Gilbert (1-3)**
  • Samm Levine (0-1)
  • Chunk (0-1)
  • Jacqueline Coley (0-1)
  • John Rocha (0-1)
  • Amy Dallen (0-1)
  • Wendy Lee Szanee (0-1)
  • Matt Key (0-1)
  • Alicia Malone (0-1)
  • Erika Ishii (0-1)
  • Tony Revolori (0-1)
  • Amy Cassandra Martinez (0-1)
  • Erika Ishii (0-1)
  • Josh Macuga (0-1)
  • JTE (0-1)
  • Stacy Howard (0-1)
  • Jenny Nicholson (0-1)
  • Rachel Cushing (0-1)
  • Riley Silverman (0-1)
  • Yael Tiegel (0-1)
  • Amy Nicholson (0-1)
  • Lon Harris (0-2)
  • Markeia McCarty (0-2)
  • Ken Napzok (0-2)
  • Mike Carlson (0-3)

*First Champion **Second Champion

*Note – All records were reset November 2017 when the show was rebooted, but Murrell is still considered the original champion, as Gilbert won the belt in July 2017, prior to the reboot, but still considered canon.

Hosts:

  • Hal Rudnick – Primary
  • Doug Benson
  • Roxy Striar – TV Fights
  • Mat Black – Gamer Fights
  • Sasha Perl-Raver – Guest
  • Grae Drake – Guest

Fact Checkers:

  • Dan Murrell – Primary
  • Lon Harris
  • Joe Starr
  • Ken Napzok – TV Fights Guest
  • Kristian Harloff – Collider Guest
  • Nikole Z – Gamer Fights Guest
  • Jen Yamato – WIF Guest

Voice of the People:

  • Danielle Radford – Primary
  • Roth Cornet
  • Wendy Lee Szanee – Collider Guest
  • Billy Patterson – TV Fights Guest
  • Spencer Gilbert – Gamer Fights Guest
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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)

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 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

Doctor Who: Ranking the Regenerations

Doctor Who: Ranking the Regenerations

The saddest times of life are when we have to say goodbye. And we said goodbye to this particular time traveller for the thirteenth time yesterday. Now, it’s time to rank the regenerations of The Doctor, across the 54 years of Doctor Who.

13. The Sixth Doctor (Time and the Raini)colinbaker

  • Episode: Time and the Raini
  • Outgoing Doctor: Colin Baker’s Sixth Doctor (played by Sylvester McCoy)
  • Incoming Doctor: Sylvester McCoy’s Seventh Doctor
  • Last Line: “Ohh… carrot juice? Carrot juice, carrot juice, carrot juice!”
  • First Line: “Oh no, Mel.”
  • Companion(s) Present: Mel Bush
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: TARDIS Crash
  • Written By: Pip and Jane Baker

12. The Fifth Doctor (The Caves of Androzani)peterdavison-5thdoctor

  • Episode: The Caves of Androzani
  • Outgoing Doctor: Peter Davison’s Fifth Doctor
  • Incoming Doctor: Colin Baker’s Sixth Doctor
  • Last Line: “I might regenerate. I don’t know. Feels different this time…Adric?”
  • First Line: “You were expecting someone else?”
  • Companion(s) Present: Peri Brown
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Poisoned
  • Written By: Robert Holmes

11. The Fourth Doctor (Logopolis)tom-baker-doctor-who-blow-up-bbc

  • Episode: Logopolis
  • Outgoing Doctor: Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor
  • Incoming Doctor: Peter Davison’s Fifth Doctor
  • Last Line: “It’s the end. But the moment has been prepared for.”
  • First Line: “Ah. You’ve come to help me find the Zero Room. Welcome aboard. I’m the Doctor. Or will be if this regeneration works out.”
  • Companion(s) Present: Adric, Nyssa, & Tegan
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Fall Damage
  • Written By: Christopher H. Bidmead

10. The Third Doctor (Planet of Spiders)sean_pertwee_and_katy_manning_celebrate_doctor_who_star_jon_pertwee_on_his_birthday

  • Episode: Planet of Spiders
  • Outgoing Doctor: Jon Pertwee’s Third Doctor
  • Incoming Doctor: Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor
  • Last Line: “A tear, Sarah Jane? No, don’t cry. While there’s life there’s…”
  • First Line: “I tell you, Brigadier, there’s nothing to worry about. The brontosaurus is large and placid… And stupid! If the square on the hypotenuse equals the sum of the square on the other two sides, why is a mouse when it spins? Never did know the answer to that one.”
  • Companion(s) Present: Sarah Jane Smith & The Brigadier
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Exposure to toxic radiation
  • Written By: Robert Sloman

9. The First Doctor (The Tenth Planet)doctor-who

  • Episode: The Tenth Planet (and Twice Upon a Time)
  • Outgoing Doctor: William Hartnell’s First Doctor (Also Played By David Bradley)
  • Incoming Doctor: Patrick Troughton’s Second Doctor
  • Last Line: “Ah, yes! Thank you. It’s good. Keep warm.” (The Tenth Planet), “Well then, here we go — the long way round.” (Twice Upon a Time)
  • First Line: “Slower! Slower! Concentrate on one thing. One thing!”
  • Companion(s) Present: None
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Old Age, Natural Causes
  • Written By: Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis

8. The War Doctor (The Day of The Doctor)wardoctor

  • Episode: The Day of The Doctor
  • Outgoing Doctor: John Hurt’s War Doctor
  • Incoming Doctor: Christopher Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor
  • Last Line: “Yes… Of course, I suppose it makes sense. Wearing a bit thin. I hope the ears are a bit less conspicuous this time.”
  • First Line: (Said six seasons prior) “Run.”
  • Companion(s) Present: None (Scene prior: Tenth & Eleventh Doctor & Clara)
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Old Age, Natural Causes
  • Written By: Steven Moffat

7. The Seventh Doctor (Doctor Who)sylvester-mccoy-doctor-who

  • Episode: Doctor Who (TV Movie)
  • Outgoing Doctor: Sylvester McCoy’s Seventh Doctor
  • Incoming Doctor: Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor
  • Last Line: “Timing malfunction. The Master, he’s out there! He’s out there…I know… I’ve got to stop…him…”
  • First Line: “Who am I?”
  • Companion(s) Present: None
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Shot by gangsters
  • Written By: Matthew Jacobs

6. The Eighth Doctor (The Night of The Doctor)mcgann1

  • Episode: The Night of The Doctor
  • Outgoing Doctor: Paul McGann’s Eighth Doctor
  • Incoming Doctor: John Hurt’s War Doctor
  • Last Line: “Physician, heal thyself.”
  • First Line: “Doctor no more.”
  • Companion(s) Present: None
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Spacecraft Crash
  • Written By: Steven Moffat

5. The Second Doctor (The War Games)patricktroughton1

  • Episode: The War Games
  • Outgoing Doctor: Patrick Troughton’s Second Doctor
  • Incoming Doctor: Jon Pertwee’s Third Doctor
  • Last Line: “No, stop! You’re making me giddy! No!”
  • First Line: (not said until next season) “Shoes, must find my shoes. Unhand me, madam!”
  • Companion(s) Present: None. The Council of Time Lords are present.
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Forcibly Regenerated by Time Lords
  • Written By: Terrence Dicks and Malcolm Hulke

4. The Twelfth Doctor (Twice Upon a Time)peter_capaldi_confirms_he_s_leaving_doctor_who_at_the_end_of_series_10

  • Episode: Twice Upon a Time
  • Outgoing Doctor: Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor
  • Incoming Doctor: Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor
  • Last Line: “Laugh hard. Run fast. Be kind. Doctor…I let you go.”
  • First Line: “Oh, brilliant!”
  • Companion(s) Present: At the time of regeneration, none. In the scene prior, Clara Oswald, Bill Potts, & Nardole.
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Damage from an explosion from a battle with Cybermen.
  • Written By: Steven Moffat

3. The Ninth Doctor (The Parting of the Ways)christopher_eccleston_1

  • Episode: The Parting of the Ways
  • Outgoing Doctor: Christopher Eccleston’s Ninth Doctor
  • Incoming Doctor: David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor
  • Last Line:  “Rose… before I go, I just wanna tell you, you were fantastic. Absolutely fantastic. And do you know what? So was I!”
  • First Line: “Hello! Okay…New teeth. That’s weird. So, where was I? Oh, that’s right. Barcelona!”
  • Companion(s) Present: Rose Tyler
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Absorbed Time Vortex energy
  • Written By: Russell T. Davies

2. The Tenth Doctor (The End of Time: Part Two)DOCTOR WHO

  • Episode: The End of Time: Part Two
  • Outgoing Doctor: David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor
  • Incoming Doctor: Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor
  • Last Line: “I don’t want to go.”
  • First Line: “Legs! I’ve still got legs!”
  • Companion(s) Present: At the time, none. In the scene prior, Rose Tyler, Jack Harkness, Mickey Smith, Martha Jones, Donna Noble, and Wilfred Mott.
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Exposure to toxic radiation
  • Written By: Russell T. Davies

1. The Eleventh Doctor (The Time of The Doctor)hpm7gqe

  • Episode: The Time of The Doctor
  • Outgoing Doctor: Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor
  • Incoming Doctor: Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor
  • Last Line: “I’ll always remember when The Doctor was me.”
  • First Line: “Kidneys! I’ve got new kidneys! I don’t like the color.”
  • Companion(s) Present: Clara Oswald, Amy Pond
  • Circumstance for Regeneration: Old Age, Natural Causes
  • Written By: Steven Moffat

Critic’s Choice Awards: My Picks

Critic’s Choice Awards: My Picks

The Critic’s Choice Awards nominations have been released and here are my picks for what should win in the film categories. Check back in on Thursday, January 11, 2018, to see who won and if I was right or wrong in my predictions.

Best Picture:bigsick

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

Winner: The Shape of Water

Best Actor:screen-shot-2017-07-17-at-4-30-37-pm

  • Timothée Chalamet, Call Me By Your Name
  • James Franco, The Disaster Artist
  • Jake Gyllenhaal, Stronger
  • Tom Hanks, The Post
  • Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
  • Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Winner: Gary Oldman

Best Actress:239293_146_news_hub_198282_677x251

  • Jessica Chastain, Molly’s Game
  • Sally Hawkins, The Shape of Water
  • Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
  • Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
  • Meryl Streep, The Post

Winner: Frances McDormand

Best Supporting Actor:5. Logan

  • Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
  • Armie Hammer, Call Me By Your Name
  • Richard Jenkins, The Shape of Water
  • Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Patrick Stewart, Logan
  • Michael Stuhlbarg, Call Me By Your Name

Winner: Sam Rockwell

Best Supporting Actress:story_bg_image-2faac00e-29cb-4107-b7f2-fb8_9tJrB8e

  • Mary J. Blige, Mudbound
  • Hong Chau, Downsizing
  • Tiffany Haddish, Girls Trip
  • Holly Hunter, The Big Sick
  • Allison Janney, I, Tonya
  • Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
  • Octavia Spencer, The Shape of Water

Winner: Allison Janney

Best Young Actor/Actress:wonder-cur

  • McKenna Grace, Gifted
  • Dafne Keen, Logan
  • Brooklynn Pierce, The Florida Project
  • Millicent Simmonds, Wonder
  • Jacob Tremblay, Wonder

Winner: Brooklynn Pierce

Best Acting Ensemble:dunkirk-2017-1200-1200-675-675-crop-000000

  • Dunkirk
  • Lady Bird
  • Mudbound
  • The Post
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Winner: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Director:mv5bndi0nju3mtc3nf5bml5banbnxkftztgwndc5mtmymdi-_v1_

  • Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water
  • Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird
  • Martin McDonagh, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk
  • Luda Guadagnino, Call Me By Your Name
  • Jordan Peele, Get Out
  • Steven Spielberg, The Post

Winner: Guillermo del Toro

Best Animated Feature:10. The Lego Batman Movie

  • The Breadwinner
  • Coco
  • Despicable Me 3
  • The LEGO Batman Movie
  • Loving Vincent

Winner: Coco

Best Action Movie:warofplanetofapes

  • Baby Driver
  • Logan
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Wonder Woman

Winner: Wonder Woman

Best Comedy:769341148_5618218526001_5617890179001-vs

  • The Big Sick
  • The Disaster Artist
  • Girls Trip
  • I, Tonya
  • Lady Bird

Winner: The Big Sick

Best Actor in a Comedy:omyvigfmyc082ay8fv6-o

  • Steve Carell, Battle of the Sexes
  • James Franco, The Disaster Artist
  • Chris Hemsworth, Thor: Ragnarok
  • Kumail Nanjiani, The Big Sick
  • Adam Sandler, The Meyerowitz Stories

Winner: James Franco

Best Actress in a Comedy:lady-bird-film

  • Tiffany Haddish, Girls Trip
  • Zoe Kazan, The Big Sick
  • Margot Robbie, I, Tonya
  • Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
  • Emma Stone, Battle of the Sexes

Winner: Margot Robbie

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie:it-movie-2017-pennywise-bill-skarsgard

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Get Out
  • It
  • The Shape of Water

Winner: Get Out

Best Original Screenplay:the-post-poster-meryl-streep-tom-hanks

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

Winner: Get Out

Best Adapted Screenplay:Mudbound - Still 4

  • James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name
  • Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, The Disaster Artist
  • Dee Rees and Virgil Williams, Mudbound
  • Aaron Sorkin, Molly’s Game
  • Jack Thorne, Steve Conrad, and Stephen Chbosky, Wonder

Winner: Call Me By Your Name

Best Cinematography:zz4f1c300d

  • Roger Deakins, Blade Runner 2049
  • Hoyte van Hoytema, Dunkirk
  • Dan Lausten, The Shape of Water
  • Rachel Morrison, Mudbound
  • Sayombhu Mukdeeprom, Call Me By Your Name

Winner: Blade Runner 2049

Best Production Design:ew_website_2700x1800-murderexpress

  • The Shape of Water
  • Murder on the Orient Express
  • Dunkirk
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Phantom Thread

Winner: The Shape of Water

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

  • Michael Kahn and Sarah Broshar, The Post
  • Paul Machliss and Jonathan Amos, Baby Driver
  • Lee Smith, Dunkirk
  • Joe Walker, Blade Runner 2049
  • Sidney Wolinsky, The Shape of Water

Winner: Baby Driver

Best Costume Design:1491990205555-1

  • Renée April, Blade Runner 2049
  • Mark Bridges, Phantom Thread
  • Jacqueline Durran, Beauty and the Beast
  • Lindy Hemming, Wonder Woman
  • Luis Sequira, The Shape of Water

Winner: Phantom Thread

Best Hair & Makeup:landscape-1478512906-beauty-and-the-beast-movie

  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Darkest Hour
  • I, Tonya
  • The Shape of Water
  • Wonder

Winner: Darkest Hour

Best Visual Effects:gallery-1469440016-logo-thor-ragnarok

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Dunkirk
  • The Shape of Water
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • War for the Planet of the Apes
  • Wonder Woman

Winner: War for the Planet of the Apes

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

  • Evermore,” Beauty and the Beast
  • “Mystery of Love,” Call Me By Your Name
  • “Remember Me,” Coco
  • “Stand Up For Something,” Marshall
  • “This Is Me,” The Greatest Showman

Winner: “Remember Me”

Best Score:the_post_dom_nor_d30_071017_204253_204322_r_comp_rgb-0

  • Alexandre Desplat, The Shape of Water
  • Johnny Greenwood, Phantom Thread
  • Dario Marianelli, Darkest Hour
  • Benjamin Wallfisch and Hans Zimmer, Blade Runner 2049
  • John Williams, The Post
  • Hans Zimmer, Dunkirk

Winner: The Shape of Water

My Score: 10/26 = 39% = F

Fall Preview: 20 Movies I Can’t Wait to See

20. American Madeamerican-made-movie-poster-2017-20003055-1280x0

Following the adventures of a CIA drug runner, American Made intrigues me. This film seems like it’s the Tom Cruise movie we’ve needed to see for a while from him.

  • Release Date: September 29th
  • Director: Doug Liman
  • Starring: Tom Cruise, Domhall Gleeson, & Sarah Wright
  • Written By: Greg Spinelli

19. Battle of the Sexesomyvigfmyc082ay8fv6-o

Battle of the Sexes tells the story of Billie Jean King and her infamous Tennis match with former champ and hustler Bobby Riggs.

  • Release Date: September 22nd
  • Directors: Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris
  • Starring: Emma Stone, Steve Carrell, & Elizabeth Shue
  • Written By: Simon Beaufoy

18. Blade Runner 2049zz4f1c300d

Set 30 years after the original, a new younger blade runner is set on the trail of a long buried secret that leads him straight to the missing Rick Deckard.

  • Release Date: October 6th
  • Director: Denis Villenueve
  • Starring: Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, and Jared Leto
  • Written By: Hampton Fancher and Michael Green

17. Geostormgeostorm-trailer-700x300

This movie sounds so bad that I have to see it. Global warming versus the world? Wow.

  • Release Date: October 20th
  • Director: Dean Devlin
  • Starring: Gerard Butler, Talitha Eliana Bateman, and Abbie Cormish
  • Written By: Dean Devlin and Paul Guyot

16. Leatherface

Following a group of youngsters who have escaped from a mental institution, they begin being picked off by the young boy who will become Leatherface.

  • Release Date: October 20th
  • Directors: Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury
  • Starring: Finn Jones, Stephen Dorff, and Lili Taylor
  • Written By: Seth M. Sherwood

15. Flatlinersflatliners-remake-release-date-summer-2017

After an experiment goes wrong, a group of college students are haunted by the side effects of their attempts to play with death.

  • Release Date: September 29th
  • Director: Niels Arden Oplev
  • Starring: Nina Robrev, Ellen Page, and Diego Luna
  • Written By: Ben Ripley and Peter Filardi

14. The Snowmanmaxresdefault

A detective hunts for an elusive serial killer who’s MO is decapitating bodies and leaving a snow head in their place.

  • Release Date: October 20th
  • Director: Tomas Alfredson
  • Starring: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, and Val Kilmer
  • Written By: Hossein Amini, Peter Straughan, and Søren Sveistrup

13. Marshallmarshall

Thurgood Marshall’s life is an interesting one. As a history nerd and film lover, biopics are my favorites and it doesn’t hurt that there is Oscar buzz surrounding the film.

  • Release Date: October 13th
  • Director: Reginald Hudlin
  • Starring: Dan Stevens, Chadwick Boseman, and Josh Gad
  • Written By: Jacob and Michael Koskoff

12. Happy Death Daymaxresdefault1

A woman awakes every day after being murdered and must prevent her death to break the cycle.

  • Release DateOctober 13th
  • Director: Christopher Landon
  • Starring: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, and Ruby Modine
  • Written By: Scott Lobdell

11. Darkest Hourdarkest_hour_gary_oldman_images

Darkest Hour tells the story of Winston Churchill and his ascension during World War II.

  • Release Date: November 22nd
  • Director: Joe Wright
  • Starring: Gary Oldman, Lily James and Ben Mendelsohn
  • Written By: Anthony McCarten

10. Daddy’s Home 2daddys-home-2-slice-600x200

The sequel to 2015’s surprise comedy hit, the film follows Ferrell and Whalberg’s characters as they must deal with their fathers going through what they did.

  • Release Date: November 10th
  • Director: Sean Anders
  • Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Whalberg, and Mel Gibson
  • Written By: Sean Anders and Brian Burns

9. Kingsman: The Golden Circlekingsman-the-golden-circle-logo

The sequel to 2015’s breakout spy hit, Kingsman: The Golden Circle looks to expand the universe by introducing an international plot and bringing the Kingsman into direct contact with their American counterparts: the Statesman.

  • Release Date: September 22nd
  • Director: Matthew Vaughn
  • Starring: Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, and Channing Tatum
  • Written By: Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman

8. Itit-movie-2017-pennywise-bill-skarsgard

The second adaption of Steven King’s most popular novel, It follows the Losers’ Club as they are terrorized by their greatest fear: Pennywise.

  • Release Date: September 8th
  • Director: Andy Muschietti
  • Starring:  Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, and Finn Wolfhard
  • Written By: Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, and Gary Dauberman

7. Suburbiconsuburbicon

Set in the 1950s, a quite suburban community is rocked by a violent home invasion. I’m mainly excited for this film based on the story and the writers involved. I love the Coen Brothers.

  • Release Date: October 27th
  • Director: George Clooney
  • Starring: Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, and Oscar Issac
  • Written By: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, George Clooney, and Grant Heslov

6. Wonderwonder-cur

Based on the bestselling book, the film tells the story of a socially anxious kid who deals with bullying and characterized by the helmet he wears.

  • Release Date: November 17th
  • Director: Stephen Chbosky
  • Starring: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay
  • Written By: Stephen Chbosky, Steven Conrad, and Jack Thorne

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The latest film from Amazon Studios, the studio that made Manchester By the Sea and The Big SickBrad’s Status sees a father and son travel to tour colleges, which leads the father to reflect on his life and what he’s done with it.

  • Release Date: September 15th
  • Director: Mike White
  • Starring: Ben Stiller, Austin Abrams, and Jenna Fischer
  • Written By: Mike White

4. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri239293_146_news_hub_198282_677x251

After the disappearance and probable murder of a young girl, the police investigation slows, leading to her mother to take action, attracting the attention of another sheriff.

  • Release Date: November 10th
  • Director: Martin McDonaugh
  • Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, and Peter Dinklage
  • Written By: Martin McDonaugh

3. Thor: Ragnarokgallery-1469440016-logo-thor-ragnarok

When Hela arrives to start the apocalypse of the gods, Thor is thrust from Asgard without his hammer and must battle his old friend The Hulk, before enlisting him, Loki, and Valkyrie in their quest to save Asgard and find the only person who can stop Ragnarok: Odin.

  • Release Date: November 3rd
  • Director: Taika Waititi
  • Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, and Mark Ruffalo
  • Written By: Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost

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Following the death of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman begin assembling a team of superpowered metahumans to defend the Earth from an incoming invasion of the forces of Apokolips, lead by Steppenwolf.

  • Release Date: November 17th
  • Directors: Zack Snyder and Joss Wheadon
  • Starring: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, and Ezra Miller
  • Written By: Chris Terrio and Joss Wheadon

1. Murder on the Orient Expressew_website_2700x1800-murderexpress

Based on the classic novel by Agatha Christie, a man is murdered on a train stuck in the snow and it’s up to the world’s greatest detective, Hercule Poirot, to solve the mystery before the train reaches Istanbul.

  • Release Date: November 10th
  • Director: Kenneth Branagh
  • Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Daisy Ridley, and Willem Dafoe
  • Written By: Michael Green