I’ll take it! I guessed 11 out of 24 categories correct. That’s better than I did last year, when I only got 8.
Quick post this year, nothing too elaborate like last year’s! Just my predicted winners. This is not what I want to happen, mind you.
Best Original Screenplay — La La Land (I’m copying that right now and getting ready to paste it many, many times.)
Best Adapted Screenplay — Hidden Figures
Best Visual Effects — The Jungle Book
Best Sound Mixing — La La Land
Best Sound Editing — La La Land
Best Live Action Short — Sing
Best Animated Short — Pearl
Best Production Design — La La Land
Best Original Song — “Audition” from La La Land
Best Original Score — La La Land
Best Makeup and Hairstyling — Suicide Squad
Best Foreign Language Film — Toni Erdmann
Best Film Editing — La La Land
Best Documentary (Short) — Watani: My Homeland
Best Documentary (Feature) — O.J.: Made in America
Best Directing — La La Land
Best Costume Design — La La Land
Best Cinematography — La La Land
Best Animated Feature — Zootopia
Best Supporting Actress — Naomi Harris
Best Supporting Actor — Dev Patel
Best Actress — Emma Stone
Best Actor — Casey Affleck
Best Picture — La La Land
Got to write about Ghibli again!
Only to tout an under-loved Ghibli, but that’s reason enough to repost this month-old listicle: http://www.flickchart.com/blog/the-top-10-films-of-2006/
I love these films, and they also happen to be pretty accurate depictions of how the war was fought and won (or lost, depending on your perspective). Looking back on 75 years since America’s entry into the conflict, here are ten movies from Japan, England, America, Germany, and the Soviet Union that cover World War II with an eye to both artistry and historical detail.
And here it was! http://www.flickchart.com/blog/the-top-ten-films-of-1956/