BAFTA AWARDS 2016: The Winners

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Photo: Twentieth Century Fox

Chris Luckett

There are dozens of movie awards shows, and dozens more that don’t even have broadcasted ceremonies. While the Academy Awards may be considered the pinnacle here, every country has their equivalent, and arguably no country’s comes as close to Oscar’s prestige as the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards.

In the wake of Valentine’s Day yesterday, many missed the late-night headlines of the winners at last night’s awards ceremony, generally considered to be the best prognosticator of the eventual winners of the Oscars (if you take the Guilds out of the equation). Curious about what to put down for your Oscar pool next week? Until my final predictions are posted, these results may be your best bets. Continue reading

OSCARS 2013: Final Predictions (Updated with Winners)

Photo: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Photo: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Chris Luckett

(UPDATE: Well, I beat last year’s of 16 but failed to meet my goal of 18. There’s always next year! I’ve noted where I was accurate in my predictions with an asterisk. Any category I got wrong I follow with its winner.)

Well, with the biggest awards show of the year beginning in an hour and a half, it’s about time for me to post my predictions. Last year, I got 16 of the 24 right. This year, I’m aiming for at least 18. If you’re looking for an educated guess for some categories, here’s what I’m putting my money on. Continue reading