THE 2016 NOMINEES: Best Picture

Photo: Open Road Films

Photo: Open Road Films

Chris Luckett

There are just two days left until the Oscars. Have you had trouble finding time to catch up on all the nominated movies? Still want to be able to join in the Oscar conversations at work? Look no further than this six-part guide to the major categories. Today, I look at the nominees for Best Picture.

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THE 2016 NOMINEES: Best Actress

Photo: A24/Elevation Pictures

Photo: A24/Elevation Pictures

Chris Luckett

There are just three days left until the Oscars. Have you had trouble finding time to catch up on all the nominated movies? Still want to be able to join in the Oscar conversations at work? Look no further than this six-part guide to the major categories. Today, I look at the nominees for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role.

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THE 2016 NOMINEES: Best Director

Photo: Kimberly French

Photo: Kimberly French

Chris Luckett

There’s just five days left until the Oscars. Having trouble finding time to catch up on all the nominated movies? Still want to be able to join in the Oscar conversations at work? Look no further than this six-part guide to the major category. Today, I look at the nominees for Best Director, arguably the most important award after Best Picture.
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THE 2016 NOMINEES: Best Supporting Actress

Photo: Focus Features

Photo: Focus Features

Chris Luckett

There’s just six days left until the Oscars. Have you had trouble finding time to catch up on all the nominated movies? Still want to be able to join in the Oscar conversations at work? Look no further than this six-part guide to the major categories. Today, I look at the nominees for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role.
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THE 2016 NOMINEES: Best Supporting Actor

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Chris Luckett

There’s just one week left until the Oscars. Have you had trouble finding time to catch up on all the nominated movies? Still want to be able to join in the Oscar conversations at work? Look no further than this six-part guide to the major categories. Today, I look at the nominees for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role. Continue reading

OSCARS 2016: The Nominations

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Chris Luckett

While the nominations this year were more predictable than in some years past, the movies that did rise to the top have produced a more interesting race from the outset than we’ve had in quite a while. When the field of Best Picture nominees includes eight incredibly varied films, each quite strong as their respective cinematic goals, it’s a good sign that anything can happen over the next six weeks.

The 88th Academy Award nominees are… Continue reading

OSCARS 2016: Nomination Predictions

Photo: EPA

Photo: EPA

Chris Luckett

With the Golden Globe Awards taking place this past Sunday, you’d be forgiven for forgetting that nobody actually cares about them. Regardless of how they’re very on by fewer than 90 people and the fact they consider things like The Martian a comedy, The Golden Globes are just the most public awards show for movies in the lead-up to the movie awards that really matter – the Oscars!

Tomorrow morning at the crack of dawn, the world will find out the nominations for the 88th Academy Awards. But what movies can you expect to be up for the treasured trophies? Continue reading