91st Academy Awards: Predictions and Hopes

This year’s Academy Awards, unfortunately, includes some of the worst nominees in recent memory. Some outright terrible films and performances were nominated this year, and some are even expected to win. Here are my predictions for the major eight categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Adapted Screenplay.

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2018 in Review: Top 10 Films

The year 2018 gave us a few of the best superhero movies of all time, some truly audacious debuts and breakthroughs, and a couple of followups from directors whose prior breakthroughs went on to win Best Picture. Here are some honorable mentions:

Avengers: Infinity War
(dir. Anthony Russo and Joe Russo)

Black Panther
(dir. Ryan Coogler)

BlacKkKlansman
(dir. Spike Lee)

Eighth Grade
(dir. Bo Burnham)

Mandy
(dir. Panos Cosmatos)

The Old Man & the Gun
(dir. David Lowery)

Private Life
(dir. Tamara Jenkins)

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
(dir. Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey, and Rodney Rothman)

Sweet Country
(dir. Warwick Thornton)

You Were Never Really Here
(dir. Lynne Ramsay)