All posts by "Sasha Stone"

Sasha Stone has been around the Oscar scene since 1999. Almost everything on this website is her fault.
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For the first time in a long time, the Oscar race is without any clear focus in any direction. If you went by the critics alone, your best bet for ...
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2015 has been one of the best years for ensemble acting in recent memory. From the smallest independent films like Tangerine on up to the biggest studio films like Bridge ...
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For the first time in a long while I actually really like these nominations. You can see by their Top Ten that there isn’t a dog in the bunch in ...
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Gregory Ellwood calls Look of Silence the “Oscar frontrunner,” but I’m not so sure about that. The Oscar doc branch is a strange and unpredictable bunch. The last Joshua Oppenheimer ...
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Has it really been 17 years? Maybe 16. I have lost count. Either way, smarty pants who are still around on a Saturday night, here is your big chance to ...
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Mad Max is surprising everyone by taking the lead, at least so far, in the critics race. I’m going to blame second level chaos theory for this because no one ...
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Double nomination for Alicia Vikander, a nice pop for Sicario in Best Picture. Alex Garland nominated for Best Director is pretty cool. Sarah Silverman and Amy Schumer also get nods. ...
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Tomorrow, the Los Angeles Film Critics, and the New York Film Critics Online, will announce their winners. I thought it might be fun to find out who they are. They ...
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Thanks to Marshall for sending these “herding cats” nominations. The New York Film Critics are a handful of people who mostly aren’t real film critics, except a few names here ...
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“Done so many evil things in the name of love, it’s a crying shame I never did see no fire that could put out a flame. Pull your hat down, ...
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BEST PICTURE: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD BEST DIRECTOR: George Miller, MAD MAX: FURY ROAD BEST ACTOR: Michael B. Jordan, CREED BEST ACTRESS: Saoirse Ronan, BROOKLYN BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Sylvester Stallone, ...
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With three major movies seen but embargoed, it makes judging or calling the Best Picture race a little tricky this week. Publicists with movies they know will either hit or ...
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Saturday, the Washington DC Film critics announce their awards. Coming up on Sunday, there will be three critics groups announcing at roughly the same time – the Los Angeles Film ...
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Michael Borys at Boing Boing has figured out Ridley Scott’s diabolical, long term plan to nearly shut down the Jet Propulsion Lab during its open house. Apparently, they had no idea so ...
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New York today put Carol front and center in a way that no other critics group could do when the NYFCC named Todd Haynes and his masterful love story Best ...
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The voting has begun! Here we go. Best Picture: Carol !! Best Director: Todd Haynes, Carol Best Actress: Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn Best Actor: Michael Keaton, Spotlight Best Supporting Actress: Kristen ...
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Now that the National Board of Review has rung in as early as possible to beat real critics to the first punch, tomorrow we wait out the very long and ...
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“Amy,” On the Corner Films and Universal Music “Best of Enemies,” Sandbar “Cartel Land,” Our Time Projects and The Documentary Group “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” Jigsaw ...
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Congratulations to Emmanuel Perez for correctly predicting 9 right for our National Board of Review Contest. And congratulations to the other readers who correctly predicted Best Film, Chavel Dixon, Aleksandr ...
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Best Film: Mad Max: Fury Road Best Director: Ridley Scott – The Martian Best Actor: Matt Damon – The Martian Best Actress: Brie Larson – Room Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester ...

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