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Predictions: Golden Globes-Best Actor/Actress Musical or Comedy

December 28, 2011

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Predictions: Best Actor-Musical or Comedy                This one breaks down pretty easily. Jean Dujardin is the ideal candidate since his breakthrough performance as the silent film star in The Artist should play favorably with foreign HFPA. The movie is incredibly likable. Dujardin is incredibly expressive in a script written with select scenarios. Dujardin’s performance is […]

Predictions: Golden Globes-Best Director and Screenplay

December 28, 2011

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Predictions: Best Director                Another short one. I feel like Clooney will gain the globe for this. Again, The Ides of March is a lackluster film but it does have its merits. The HFPA seemed to love Clooney so this could be a lock. The direction in the movie is good, just not great. Unfortunately, […]

Predictions: Golden Globes-Best Supporting Actor and Actress

December 28, 2011

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Predictions: Best Supporting Actor                This will be a short one. The entry is short because there is one clear winner for this category. That winner’s name: Albert Brooks. Mr. Brooks has always been known as a comedian but his unbelievable turn as the sadistic Bernie Rose should help him gain the globe.  Brooks chews […]

Top 11 Movies of 2011

December 27, 2011

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               For films, this year has been eventful. The traditional system has been filled with risks for 2011. Brave gambits have been taken by both performer and director’s alike.  Iconoclastic directors tested their crafts in unfamiliar genres like Martin Scorsese’s family friendly Hugo while veterans like Terrence Malik return to the fold to deliver divisive […]

Predictions: Golden Globes-Best Actress-Drama

December 22, 2011

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Supporting Actor and Actress forecasts coming soon. Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama    This category is tough to judge. All of these women gave audiences powerful performances. Each film the nominated actress has been a part of has ranked on critics’ 2011 Top Ten lists or assumed as a […]

Predictions: Golden Globes-Best Actor-Drama

December 21, 2011

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  Round 2 of my Golden Globe Predictions. Tomorrow will be my forecasts for the actress nominations. Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama Many A-list actors delivered fine performances this year. Each A-list member truly does deserve a nomination.  Although Fassbender is a relative newcomer, his searing portrayal of a […]

Predictions: Golden Globes-Best Picture

December 20, 2011

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Tis the season for certain people to be jolly. Most of us consider this time of year a joyous occasion. We reunite with our loved ones and celebrate the holidays. We look forward to the year ahead and rejoice in the year that was. For studios and producers, this month is when all their hard […]