Completing the Undercard – Writers Guild and Independent Spirit Awards Announced!

We're less than 24 hours away from the Academy Awards, and before I make my official predictions later tonight, there are two more major awards ceremonies to catch up on, which may provide some insight into how I make my picks, because in several cases they will not match up with who I would actually … Continue reading Completing the Undercard – Writers Guild and Independent Spirit Awards Announced!

Into the Woods and Through the Fear – Leave No Trace

Director Debra Granik's filmography is short, but accomplished. To date, her biggest achievement was the 2010 film,¬†Winter's Bone, her second feature, which earned four Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Adapted Screenplay for Granik, Supporting Actor for John Hawkes, and Best Actress for Jennifer Lawrence. The film is widely regarded as the movie that launched … Continue reading Into the Woods and Through the Fear – Leave No Trace