Jimmy Kimmel To Host The Oscars Again

He was a farely leftfield choice to begin with but once he got onto that stage he knocked the Oscars out of the park. After doing such an amazing job this year (minus that very odd tour bus prank), Jimmy Kimmel is set to host the biggest movie awards show once again in 2018. His return is one few saw coming but it seems most are happy with.

For the 90th Academy Awards, who knows what he’ll have in-store but with this year’s smart and sharp opening monologue, poking fun at Hollywood’s elite, as well as adding in his own brand of comedy with Mean Tweets and his consistent piss taking of Matt Damon off stage, it’s sure to be equally entertaining. 

Jimmy will be the 23rd presenter who has hosted the Oscars more than once, joining a list which includes Bob Hope, Ellen DeGeneres, Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Sinatra, Jon Stewart and many more.

The 90th Academy Awards takes place on Sunday 4th March and I will be live tweeting them as always. But maybe not live Instagramming…

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BAFTA 2017: Full List of Winners

The 70th BAFTA Awards took place last night and amongst all of the red carpet action, trophies and glamour, there was an underlying political and social theme. Stephen Fry’s shots at the Trump administration, Southern Rail and Danny Dyer were all accurate and entertaining. Starting off with his grandmother’s saying “cop a load of this, bitches” and continued by referring to a recent episode of Who Do You Think You Are, and claimed that Prince William will be “devastated after finding out he’s related to Danny Dyer”. But I think that my favourite was during one of his take downs of Trumps, as his quipped “One of the greatest actresses of all time, only a blithering idiot would think otherwise, Meryl Streep.” Brilliant. You can see more of Stephen Fry’s jokes here.

During the ceremony, La La Land was the most successful, winning five awards, including Best Director, Best Film and Best Actress, making it even more of a front runner than before to sweep up at the Oscars. Other winners include Dev Patel for Best Supporting Actor, Viola Davis for Best Supporting Actress and Kubo and the Two Strings for Best Animated Feature, beating two Disney films.

Not too many surprises altogether this year however I didn’t quite get all of my predictions correct unfortunately. Here were mine for last night, getting four out of six, which isn’t that bad! Anyway, we’ll see if I can improve upon my guesses for the Oscars. Here’s the list of winners in full.

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Outstanding British film

American Honey

Denial

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

WINNER: I, Daniel Blake

Notes on Blindness

Under the Shadow

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Rising Star award

Anya Taylor-Joy

Laia Costa

Lucas Hedges

Ruth Negga

WINNER: Tom Holland

Best Make Up & Hair

Doctor Strange

WINNER: Florence Foster Jenkins

Hacksaw Ridge

Nocturnal Animals

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

 

Best Original Music

Arrival

Jackie

WINNER: La La Land

Lion

Nocturnal Animals

Best Costume Design

Allied

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Florence Foster Jenkins

WINNER: Jackie

La La Land

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Best Sound

WINNER: Arrival

Deepwater Horizon

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land

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Best British Short Animation

The Alan Dimension

WINNER: A Love Story

Tough

 

Best British Short Film

Consumed

WINNER: Home

Mouth of Hell

The Party

Standby

 

Best Editing

Arrival

WINNER: Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land

Manchester by the Sea

Nocturnal Animals

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Best Production Design

Doctor Strange

WINNER: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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La La Land

Nocturnal Animals

 

Best Documentary

WINNER: 13th

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years

The Eagle Huntress

Notes on Blindness

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Best Film Not in the English Language

Dheepan

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Mustang

WINNER: Son of Saul

Toni Erdmann

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Best Adapted Screenplay

Arrival

Hacksaw Ridge

Hidden Figures

WINNER: Lion

Nocturnal Animals

 

Best Supporting Actress

Hayley Squires (I, Daniel Blake)

Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea)

Naomie Harris (Moonlight)

Nicole Kidman (Lion)

WINNER: Viola Davis (Fences)

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Best Animated Film

Finding Dory

WINNER: Kubo and the Two Strings

Moana

Zootropolis

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Best Special Visual Effects

Arrival

Doctor Strange

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

WINNER: The Jungle Book

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

 

Best Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

The Girl With All the Gifts – Mike Carey (writer), Camille Gatin (producer)

The Hard Stop – George Amponsah (writer/director/producer), Dionne Walker (writer/producer)

Notes on Blindness – Peter Middleton (writer/director/producer), James Spinney (writer/director), Jo-Jo Ellison (producer)

The Pass – John Donnelly (writer), Ben A Williams (director)

WINNER: Under the Shadow – Babak Anvari (writer/director), Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill, Lucan Toh (producers)

 

Best Supporting Actor

Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Nocturnal Animals)

WINNER: Dev Patel (Lion)

Hugh Grant (Florence Foster Jenkins)

Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water)

Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

Outstanding British contribution to cinema

Curzon Cinemas

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Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water

I, Daniel Blake

La La Land

WINNER: Manchester By the Sea

Moonlight

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Best Cinematography

Arrival

Hell or High Water

WINNER: La La Land

Lion

Nocturnal Animals

 

Best Actor

Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)

WINNER: Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

Jake Gyllenhaal (Nocturnal Animals)

Ryan Gosling (La La Land)

Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)

 

Best Director

Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)

Ken Loach (I, Daniel Blake)

WINNER: Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester By the Sea)

Tom Ford (Nocturnal Animals)

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Best Actress

Amy Adams (Arrival)

Emily Blunt (The Girl on the Train)

WINNER: Emma Stone (La La Land)

Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins)

Natalie Portman (Jackie)

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Best Film

Arrival

I, Daniel Blake

WINNER: La La Land

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

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Bafta fellowship

Mel Brooks

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The 89th Academy Award Nominations and My Predictions

And the nominees are…

Here we have it, the Oscar nominations for 2017. What we have is a mostly predictable list of nominations. However there seems to be something wrong with the Best Actress category. It would seem Meryl Streep’s standard middle of the road performance is better than that of Amy Adams’ in Arrival. Really?? It’s such an insult to what is one of the best performances of the past 12 months but that’s merely my opinion.

With 14 nominations, La La Land has matched the most nominations ever garnered by one film and it’s now the most Oscar nominated musical. It’s no real surprise after it’s been so well-received by critics and audiences alike as well as gaining other awards and nominations during this season. Anyway, with that said, see below for the fill list of nominations as well as my predictions in bold.

The ceremony takes place on the 26th February and is hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Stay tuned for my live blog taking place on the night for those of you willing to stay up until around 5am, GMT.

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Best Picture

Arrival

Fences

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

La La Land

Lion

Manchester By the Sea

Moonlight

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Best Director

Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)

Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge)

Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester By the Sea)

Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

 

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water)

Lucas Hedges (Manchester By the Sea)

Dev Patel (Lion)

Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals)

 

Best Actor

Casey Affleck (Manchester By the Sea)

Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)

Ryan Gosling (La La Land)

Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)

Denzel Washington (Fences)

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Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis (Fences)

Naomie Harris (Moonlight)

Nicole Kidman (Lion)

Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures)

Michelle Williams (Manchester By the Sea)

 

Best Actress

Isabelle Huppert (Elle)

Ruth Negga (Loving)

Emma Stone (La La Land)

Natalie Portman (Jackie)

Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins)

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Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water

La La Land

The Lobster

Manchester By the Sea

20th Century Women

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

Arrival

Fences

Hidden Figures

Lion

Moonlight

 

Best Animated Feature

Kubo and the Two Strings

Moana

My Life As a Zucchini

The Red Turtle

Zootopia

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Best Animated Short

Blind Vaysha

Borrowed Time

Pear Cider and Cigarettes

Pearl

Piper

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Best Documentary Feature

Fire at Sea

I Am Not Your Negro

Life, Animated

OJ: Made in America

13th

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Best Documentary Short

4.1 Miles

Extremis

Joe’s Violin

Watani: My Homeland

The White Helmets

 

Best Score

Jackie

La La Land

Lion

Moonlight

Passengers

 

Best Song

Audition (La La Land)

Can’t Stop the Feeling! (Trolls)

City of Stars (La La Land)

The Empty Chair (Jim: The James Foley Story)

How Far I’ll Go (Moana)

 

Best Foreign Language Film

Land of Mine

A Man Called Ove

The Salesman

Tanna

Toni Erdmann

 

Best Costume Design

Allied

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Florence Foster Jenkins

Jackie

La La Land

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Best Production Design

Arrival

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Hail Caesar

La La Land

Passengers

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Best Cinematography

Arrival

La La Land

Lion

Moonlight

Silence

 

Best Sound Editing

Arrival

Deepwater Horizon

Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land

Sully

 

Best Sound Mixing

Arrival

Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

13 Hours

 

Best Film Editing

Arrival

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

La La Land

Moonlight

 

Best Visual Effects

Deepwater Horizon

Doctor Strange

The Jungle Book

Kubo and the Two Strings

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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Best Makeup and Hairstyling

A Man Called Ove

Star Trek Beyond

Suicide Squad

 

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Golden Globe 2017 Winners

Just in case you’ve been sleeping all day due to the bad weather / Monday / tube strike, you would have missed the winners of the year’s Golden Globes. The award ceremony was hosted by Jimmy Fallon whose opening of the show was much better than what other say, although a little on the nose with the big winner of the night.

That’s right, La La Land was the big winner of last night which picked up seven awards including Best Director for Damien Chazelle, Best Lead Actor and Actress in a Comedy or Musical for Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone and for Best Original Score for Justin Hurwitz. An incredible achievement for such a superb film which has been hotly tipped to sweep the awards. Not a bad start, we’#ll see how they do in the BAFTA and Oscar nominations, both of which are out very soon! Another big winner includes several Brits from The Night Manager with awards for Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman and Hugh Laurie. Well freaking done!

Here’s a list of all of the winners, congratulations to you all! Looks like I’ve got quite a bit of TV to catch up on, time to hibernate.

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Film categories

Best motion picture – drama

Winner: Moonlight

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Lion

Manchester by the Sea

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Best motion picture – comedy or musical

Winner: La La Land

20th Century Women

Deadpool

Florence Foster Jenkins

Sing Street

Best performance by an actor in a motion picture – drama

Winner: Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea

Joel Edgerton – Loving

Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge

Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic

Denzel Washington – Fences

Best performance by an actress in a motion picture – drama

Winner: Isabelle Huppert – Elle

Amy Adams – Arrival

Jessica Chastain – Miss Sloane

Ruth Negga – Loving

Natalie Portman – Jackie

Manchester by the Sea

Best performance by an actor in a motion picture – comedy or musical

Winner: Ryan Gosling – La La Land

Colin Farrell – The Lobster

Hugh Grant – Florence Foster Jenkins

Jonah Hill – War Dogs

Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool

Best performance by an actress in a motion picture – comedy or musical

Winner: Emma Stone – La La Land

Annette Bening – 20th Century Women

Lily Collins – Rules Don’t Apply

Hailee Steinfeld – The Edge of Seventeen

Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins

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Best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a motion picture

Winner: Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Nocturnal Animals

Mahershala Ali – Moonlight

Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water

Simon Helberg – Florence Foster Jenkins

Dev Patel – Lion

Best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a motion picture

Winner: Viola Davis – Fences

Naomie Harris – Moonlight

Nicole Kidman – Lion

Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea

Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson in Fences from Paramount Pictures. Directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson.

Best Director – Motion Picture

Winner: Damien Chazelle – La La Land

Tom Ford – Nocturnal Animals

Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge

Barry Jenkins – Moonlight

Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea

Best screenplay – motion picture

Winner: Damien Chazelle – La La Land

Tom Ford – Nocturnal Animals

Barry Jenkins – Moonlight

Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea

Taylor Sheridan – Hell or High Water

Best animated feature film

Winner: Zootopia

Kubo and the Two Strings

Moana

My Life as a Zucchini

Sing

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Best foreign language film

Winner: Elle

Divines

Neruda

The Salesman

Toni Erdmann

Best original score – motion picture

Winner: Justin Hurwitz – La La Land

Hans Zimmer, Pharrell Williams, Benjamin Wallfisch – Hidden Figures

Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka – Lion

Johann Johannsson – Arrival

Nicholas Britell – Moonlight

Best original song – motion picture

Winner: City of Stars – La La Land

Can’t Stop the Feeling – Trolls

Faith – Sing

Gold – Gold

How Far I’ll Go – Moana

 

Television categories

Best television series – drama

Winner: The Crown

Game of Thrones

Stranger Things

This is Us

Westworld

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Best television series – comedy or musical

Winner: Atlanta

Black-ish

Mozart in the Jungle

Transparent

Veep

Best mini-series or motion picture made for television

Winner: The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

American Crime

The Dresser

The Night Manager

The Night Of

Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston in The Night Manager

Best performance by an actor in a television series – drama

Winner: Billy Bob Thornton – Goliath

Rami Malek – Mr Robot

Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys – The Americans

Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan

Best performance by an actress in a television series – drama

Winner: Claire Foy – The Crown

Caitriona Balfe – Outlander

Keri Russell – The Americans

Winona Ryder – Stranger Things

Evan Rachel Wood – Westworld

Best performance by an actor in a television series – comedy or musical

Winner: Donald Glover – Atlanta

Anthony Anderson – Black-ish

Gael Garcia Bernal – Mozart in the Jungle

Nick Nolte – Graves

Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent

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Best performance by an actress in a television series – comedy or musical

Winner: Tracee Ellis Ross – Black-ish

Rachel Bloom – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep

Sarah Jessica Parker – Divorce

Issa Rae – Insecure

Gina Rodriguez – Jane the Virgin

Best performance by an actor in a mini-series or motion picture made for television

Winner: Tom Hiddleston – The Night Manager

Riz Ahmed – The Night Of

Bryan Cranston – All the Way

John Turturro – The Night Of

Courtney B Vance – The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

Best performance by an actress in a mini-series or motion picture made for television

Winner: Sarah Paulson – The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

Felicity Huffman – American Crime

Riley Keough – The Girlfriend Experience

Charlotte Rampling – London Spy

Kerry Washington – Confirmation

Best performance by an actor in a supporting role in a series, mini-series or motion picture made for television

Winner: Hugh Laurie – The Night Manager

Sterling K Brown – The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

John Lithgow – The Crown

Christian Slater – Mr Robot

John Travolta – The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

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Best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a series, mini-series or motion picture made for television

Winner: Olivia Colman – The Night Manager

Lena Headey – Game of Thrones

Chrissy Metz – This is Us

Mandy Moore – This is Us

Thandie Newton – Westworld

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BAFTA’s Rising Star 2017 Nominees

Award season is fully underway with The OSCARS coming up, along with the GRAMMY Awards and the Golden Globes 2017 in a matter of days. With the comes the BAFTAs who each year announce a list of rising stars they say will make an impact in the entertainment industry. Here’s their list of the 5 nominees, see what you think. Who would you vote for?

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Anya Taylor-Joy

Anya recently starred in The Witch (2016) and Barry (2016), an early look at President Barack Obama’s life. Her new film, Split, is the latest from director M. Night Shyamalan which is due out this year and it tells the story of three teenage girls who are kidnapped by a man with a multiple personality disorder. Interesting stuff!

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Laia Costa

Last year, Laia starred in Victoria as the title character who we first see on a night out where she first meets a man who is going to change her night and her life. The film was a technological achievement in film as it was one long continuous shot. Unlike Birdman, which faked that  technique, Victoria was really done like that and they shot it all the way through 4 times. It’s quite a film to be involved with, and her performance was perfect. We’ll see what Laia does next.

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Lucas Hedges

Lucas stars in Manchester by the Sea, a movie which has the potential to sweep up a lot of the awards this season. It’s the perfect way for Lucas to showcase his talent in which he gives a sterling performance as the young boy who has to be taken care of by his uncle after his father dies. He’s also had small roles in Moonrise Kingdom and Grand Budapest Hotel.

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Ruth Negga

Ruth, who has in the past appeared in World War Z and Agents of Shield, is hotly anticipated to be huge after her performance in the upcoming Loving. She stars with Joel Edgerton in a story of an interracial couple who challenge the anti-miscegenation laws in Virginia. A powerful sounding story, plus she stars in the TV series Preacher.

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Tom Holland

Probably the most well-known of the nominees, Tom was cast as Spider-Man for the characters introduction into the MCU. He’s since appeared in Captain America: Civil War and has shot his own solo film. But besides all the huge blockbuster action of Marvel, Tom has also appeared in The Impossible and Wolf Hall. Not bad for an almost 21 year old with a baby face!

You can vote for your favourite star here and be in for a chance to win tickets to the BAFTAs.

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Golden Globe Nominations 2017

Award season is well and truly on the way with the recent event that was the Critics Choice Awards who dished out yet more shooting star trophies. Soon enough it’ll be the BAFTAs and Oscars taking place, but before the “prestigious” award ceremonies happen, let’s slum it for a bit with the Golden Globes. This week the nominations for next year’s awards were released, and it looks like La La Land is taking the lead, but for some stupid and inexplicable reason, Dev Patel have been shoved into the Supporting Actor category. Why? Some one tell me why? He’s the lead dammit!

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Anyway, this year we’ll see Jimmy Fallon hosting so it’s no doubt that this will be an entertaining event, with a nicer tone than this years. Although I didn’t mind Ricky Gervais, he did, after four times hosting, piss a lot of people off. No surprise but still funny.

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Here is the full list of 2017 Golden Globe nominations:

FILM

Best film drama

  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • Hell or High Water
  • Lion
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Moonlight

Best film comedy/musical

  • 20th Century Women
  • Deadpool
  • La La Land
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Sing Street

Best actor (drama)

  • Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
  • Joel Edgerton, Loving
  • Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
  • Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
  • Denzel Washington, Fences

Best actress (drama)

  • Amy Adams, Arrival
  • Jessica Chastain, Miss Sloane
  • Isabelle Huppert, Elle
  • Ruth Negga, Loving
  • Natalie Portman, Jackie

Best actor (comedy/musical)

  • Colin Farrell, The Lobster
  • Ryan Gosling, La La Land
  • Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Jonah Hill, War Dogs
  • Ryan Reynolds, Deadpool

Best actress (comedy/musical)

  • Annette Bening, 20th Century Women
  • Lily Collins, Rules Don’t Apply
  • Hailee Steinfeld, The Edge of Seventeen
  • Emma Stone, La La Land
  • Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Best film supporting actor

  • Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
  • Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
  • Simon Helberg, Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Dev Patel, Lion
  • Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nocturnal Animals

Best film supporting actress

  • Viola Davis, Fences
  • Naomie Harris, Moonlight
  • Nicole Kidman, Lion
  • Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
  • Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best film director

  • Damien Chazelle, La La Land
  • Tom Ford, Nocturnal Animals
  • Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
  • Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
  • Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea

Best screenplay

  • La La Land
  • Nocturnal Animals
  • Moonlight
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Hell or High Water

Best animated film

  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Moana
  • My Life as a Zucchini
  • Sing
  • Zootopia

Best foreign language film

  • Divines
  • Elle
  • Neruda
  • The Salesman
  • Toni Erdmann

Best film score

  • Moonlight
  • La La Land
  • Arrival
  • Lion
  • Hidden Figures

Best film song

  • Can’t Stop the Feeling, Trolls
  • City of Stars, La La Land
  • Faith, Sing
  • Gold, Gold
  • How Far I’ll Go, Moana

TELEVISION

Best TV series (drama)

  • The Crown
  • Game of Thrones
  • Stranger Things
  • This Is Us
  • Westworld

Best TV series (comedy)

  • Atlanta
  • Black-ish
  • Mozart in the Jungle
  • Transparent
  • Veep

Best miniseries or TV movie

  • American Crime
  • The Dresser
  • The Night Manager
  • The Night Of
  • American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson

Best actor in miniseries or TV movie

  • Riz Ahmed, The Night Of
  • Bryan Cranston, All the Way
  • John Turturro, The Night Of
  • Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
  • Courtney B Vance, American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson

Best actress in miniseries or TV movie

  • Felicity Huffman, American Crime
  • Riley Keough, The Girlfriend Experience
  • Sarah Paulson, American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson
  • Charlotte Rampling, London Spy
  • Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Best TV supporting actress

  • Olivia Colman, The Night Manager
  • Lena Headey, Game of Thrones
  • Chrissy Metz, This Is Us
  • Mandy Moore, This Is Us
  • Thandie Newton, Westworld

Best TV supporting actor

  • Sterling K Brown, American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson
  • Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
  • John Lithgow, The Crown
  • Christian Slater, Mr Robot
  • John Travolta, American Crime Story: The People v OJ Simpson

Best actress in a TV series (musical/comedy)

  • Rachel Bloom, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Sarah Jessica Parker, Divorce
  • Issa Rae, Insecure
  • Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
  • Tracy Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Best actor in a TV series (musical/comedy)

  • Anthony Anderson, Black-ish
  • Gael Garcia Bernal, Mozart in the Jungle
  • Donald Glover, Atlanta
  • Nick Nolte, Graves
  • Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Best actress in a TV series (drama)

  • Caitriona Balfe, Outlander
  • Claire Foy, The Crown
  • Keri Russell, The Americans
  • Winona Ryder, Stranger Things
  • Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Best actor in a TV series (drama)

  • Rami Malek, Mr. Robot
  • Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul
  • Matthew Reese, The Americans
  • Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
  • Billy Bob Thornton, Goliath

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The Oscars 2016 – Live Stream

So it begins, the biggest night of the year in the movie industry, I’m looking forward to seeing how Chris Rock does as host of the 88th Academy Awards and I’m curious to see how I do with regards to my predictions. Maybe I’ll get it a little bit more spot on this year. I wanted to share a video with you all to ease you into the celebrations with a wonderful bit of humour from the folks at Screen Junkies. They have created a fantastically glib and accurate portrayal of the actors and movies nominated, check it out and have a look at their other other Honest Trailers.

Chris Rock will most likely be poking fun at the fact that the hash tag #Oscarssowhite has taken off due to the fact that all of the nominees are white. I hope to be laughing a lot more than last year. We’ll see! I’ll be covering it right here in London with lots of snacks, I cant wait to rip into these. See you all later tonight.

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29/02/2016. 01.30. Here we go! Let’s see how Chris Rock gets on. This is a great opening montage of the years finest movies.

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29/02/2016. 01.44. A really good, really funny and very apt opening monologue from Chris Rock. Well done!

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29/02/2016. 01.45. First award is for Best Original Screenplay

And the winner is Spotlight

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/29/02/2016. 01.52. Up next is Best Adapted Screenplay. And the winner is The Big Short

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29/02/2016. 02.03. Sam Smith performing Writing’s on the Wall, presented by Sarah Silverman.

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29/02/2016. 02.10. JK Simmons presenting the Best Supporting Actress award. And the winner is Alicia Vikander.

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29/02/2016. 02.20. Time for Best Costume Design, presented by Cate Blanchett. And the winner is Mad Max: Fury Road. Well deserved!

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29/02/02016. 02.23. Steve Carell and Tina Fey presenting the award for best production design. Oh I love these two. SO funny! And the winner is Mad Max: Fury Road

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29/02/2016. 02.28. Margot Robbie and Jared Leto presenting the award for Make-Up and Hairstyling. And the winner is Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max Fury Road

29/02/2016. 02.27. Michael B. Jordan and Rachel McAdams presenting the award for Cinematography. And the winner is The Revenant.

Revenant

29/02/2016. 02.39. And up next, Best Editing. And the winner is Mad Max: Fury Road. Well done to this film, really well deserved!

Mad Max

29/02/2016. 02.50. Now for the sound awards: Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. Both Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. And the winner is Mad Max: Fury Road. Well done!

Mad Max Fury Road

29/02/2016/. 02.56. Time for one of my favourites, Visual Effects presented by Andy Serkis. Love him! And the winner is Ex Machina. Well done!

Ex Machina

29/02/2016. 03.08. Best animated short film, presented by The Minions. And the winner is Bear Story!

Bear Story

29/02/2016. 03.11 OH MY GOD!!! Buzz and Woody presenting the award for Best Animated Feature! I’m so happy, I love them so much! And the winner is Inside Out. WOOP WOOP!

Disney?Pixar's "Inside Out" takes us to the most extraordinary location yet - inside the mind of Riley. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Anger (voiced by Lewis Black), Disgust (voiced by Mindy Kaling), Joy (voiced by Amy Poehler), Fear (voiced by Bill Hader) and Sadness (voiced by Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. Directed by Pete Docter and produced by Jonas Rivera, "Inside Out" is in theaters June 19, 2015.

29/02/2016. 03.16. Presented by Kevin Hart, The Weekend perform Earned It from Fifty Shades of Grey. Sounding good!

Earned it

29/02/2016. 03.29. Patricia Arquette presenting the award for Best Supporting Actor. And the winner is MARK RYLANCE! YES! So unbelievably well deserved, I’m so happy! GO MARK!

Mark Rylance

29/02/2016. 03.39. Okay, back to it. Louis CK presenting the Best Documentary Short Film. And the winner is A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness. Congratulations.

A Girl in the River the Price of Forgiveness

29/02/2016. 03.41. Dev Patel and Daisy Ridley presenting the award for Best Documentary Feature. And the winner is Amy. Well done!

Amy

29/02/2016. 03.58 A beautiful performance by the immensely talented Dave Grohl. In memoriam this year is truly one of the saddest in years. You will not be forgotten.

Dave Grohl

29/02/2016. 04.06. Time for the Best Live Action short film award. And the winner is Stutterer!

Stutterer

29/02/2016. 04.07. The award for Best Foreign Language film is next. And the winner is Son of Saul!

Son of Saul

29/02/2016. 04.14. Presented by the popular Joe Biden, Lady Gaga performs her song from The Hunting Ground, Til It Happens To You. Great performance!

Lady Gaga

29/02/2016. 04.21. Now Pharrell Willaims (blonde, why??) and Quincy Jones present the award for Best Original Score. And the winner is The Hateful Eight. WHY?!

Hateful Eight

29/02/2016. 04.27. Now it’s time for Best Original Song, presented by Common and John Legend. And the winner is Writing’s on the Wall, by Sam Smith from Spectre.

Writings on the Wall - Spectre

29/02/2016. 04.30. Ali G has made a come back, still pretty funny! Who would have thought that?? Maybe my sense of humour is terrible.  Or maybe he is actually funny!

29/02/2016. 04.37. Oh boy, it’s time for Best Director, presented by JJ Abrams. And the winner is Alejandro González Iñárritu for The Revenant. Woop woop!

Revenant

29/02/2016. 04.47. Getting close to the end and close to bed time! The Best Actress award is next and presented by Eddie Redmayne. And the winner is Brie Larson. WOOP WOOP! So well deserved, what a performance, well done, no one deserves it more than you Brie!

Room(1)

29/02/2016. 04.53. Right, it’s time. Will he get it? Best Actor award presented by Julianne Moore. And the winner is LEONARDO DICAPRIO! YES! FINALLY! Your wait is over! Well done! It’s about bloody time! No more poor Leo!

Leonardo DiCaprio

29/02/2016. 05.01. The final award for tonight. Best Film presented by the awesomely voiced Morgan Freeman. And the winner is Spotlight! Wow! Genuinely shocked but very happy for such a terrific film, it does deserve this award! Congratulations!

Spotlight

29/02/2016. 05.04. Okay, it;s just gone 5am, I don’t have work until Tuesday (yay!) So I’ll be recovering from this late sober night. Congratulations to all of the winners, especially Mad Max, Spotlight, The Revenant and of course to Leonardo DiCaprio. It’s good night from me. Until next time.

Keep. It. Reel.

The Razzies are coming!

With what is considered the most prestigious ceremony all over for another year, we come to the nominations of what might be the least prestigious awards we have. However calling them that is perhaps an insult to what is brilliant look at the blunders of the past year. Whilst The Oscars goes out of its way not to offend anyone by keeping Steve McQueen, his buddy Michael Fassbender and their sexual addiction at bay, The Razzies heads straight for where most people avoid: pissing Hollywood off. They get under the skin of the rich and famous of the silver screen as they have done since 1980.

For those of you unfamiliar with The Razzies, they are, in short, the anti Oscars. To give the ceremony it’s full title, The Golden Raspberry Awards, they celebrate the worst performances, films, directors and several other unfortunate contributions to the movie world of the past year.

When you take a look at the list below, you’ll notice the man of the hour is Adam Sandler, star of such gems such Jack and Jill and Just Go With It, co-starring Jennifer Aniston. These are the types of films Sandler has chosen to not only star in but produce and write these god awful insults which have earned him the most nominations in the history of the awards ceremonies, racking up an impressive eleven. Arguably, Sandler hasn’t done anything close to a decent film since 1996’s Happy Gilmore, (though I’m sure some of you will say argue that it was 1999’s Big Daddy) which saw him shine as the brilliantly funny and angry hockey player turned golfer. Since then, he has had non hit after non hit, working on films such as Click, Bucky Larson and You Don’t Mess with the Zohan. Well done to you Mr. Sandler, you deserve these prestigious accolades!

Others with a high nomination count they can’t possibly be proud of include Transformers: Dark of the Moon and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 including Worst Picture, Worst Actor and even Worst Screen Couple for both films. Ouch!

The dishonours this year will take place on the 1st April, recognising the most idiotic efforts in Hollywood and I shall announce the winners (?) right here!

WORST PICTURE

Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part I

WORST ACTOR 

Russell Brand – Arthur
Nicolas Cage – Drive Angry, Season Of The Witch, Trespass
Taylor Lautner – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part I, Abduction
Adam Sandler – Jack And Jill, Just go With It
Nick Swardson – Bucky Larson

WORST ACTRESS 
Martin Lawrence (As Momma) – Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
Sarah Palin – Undefeated
Sarah Jessica Parker – I Don’t Know How She Does It, New Year’s Eve
Adam Sandler (As Jill) – Jack And Jill
Kristen Stewart – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part I

WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR 
Patrick Dempsey – Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
James Franco – Your Highness
Ken Jeong – Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, The Hangover 2, Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
Al Pacino – Jack And Jill
Nick Swardson – Jack And Jill, Just Go With It

WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Katie Holmes – Jack And Jill
Brandon T Jackson (as Charmaine) – Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son
Nicole Kidman – Just Go With It
David Spade (As Monica) – Jack And Jill
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley – Transformers: Dark Of The Moon

WORST SCREEN ENSEMBLE
Bucky Larson
Jack And Jill
New Year’s Eve
Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part I

WORST DIRECTOR 

Michael Bay – Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
Tom Brady – Bucky Larson
Bill Condon – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part I
Dennis Dugan – Jack And Jill, Just Go With It
Garry Marshall – New Year’s Eve

WORST PREQUEL, REMAKE, RIP-OFF OR SEQUEL
Arthur
Bucky Larson
The Hangover 2
Jack And Jill
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part I

WORST SCREEN COUPLE 
Nic Cage & anyone
Shia LaBeouf & Rosie Huntington Whiteley – Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
Adam Sandler & Brooklyn Decker/Jennifer Aniston – Just Go With It
Adam Sandler & Katie Holmes, Al Pacino or Himself – Jack And Jill
Kristen Stewart & Robert Pattinson or Taylor Lautner – The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part I

WORST SCREENPLAY 

Bucky Larson
Jack And Jill
New Year’s Eve
Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part I