It’s award season again and all of Hollywood elite is on the edge of their seats in anticipation for the 2019 Oscar nominees. From actors who transformed themselves for biopics to crime fighters to magical nannies who fly over houses. This year’s nominees may be eerily similar to this year’s Golden Globe nods, but we can never pass up an opportunity to give our take on who we’d like to see nab a trophy.
In the ‘Best Motion Picture’ category we foresee at least eight films being nominated this year. Our picks include: “Black Panther,” “Crazy Rich Asians,” “Green Book,” “BlacKkKlansman,” Bohemian Rhapsody,” “If Beale Street Could Talk,” “Vice,” and “A Star Is Born.” Our money is on the critically acclaimed “If Beale Street Could Talk,” which has received rave reviews and support from theater goers and critics.
This year’s “Best Actor in a Motion Picture” category will likely feature a mix of actors who took on real-life portrayals and actors who poured their heart into innovative roles. Our picks are: Bradley Cooper (“A Star Is Born”), Rami Malek (“Bohemian Rhapsody”), Christian Bale (“Vice”), Viggo Mortensen (“Green Book”), and John C. Reilly (“Stan & Ollie”). The Academy could put a twist on things and nominate Robert Redford for his outstanding role in “The Old Man & the Gun,” but our guess is that they’ll nominate John C. Reilly for his uncanny portrayal of Oliver Hardy in “Stan & Ollie” instead.
This year’s “Best Actress in a Motion Picture” category will be a nail-biter. Glenn Close (“The Wife”) and Lady Gaga (“A Star Is Born”) have both been receiving praise and awards for their respective roles. The duo even tied for the “Best Actress” trophy at the Critics’ Choice Awards, so it would come as no surprise if the Academy opted to give the statue to both ladies – an occurrence that hasn’t happened since both Katharine Hepburn and Barbra Streisand took home the trophy 50 years ago. Rounding out the rest of our picks for this category include Nicole Kidman (“Destroyer”), Emily Blunt (“Mary Poppins Returns”), and Rosamund Pike (“A Private War”).
For the “Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture” category there’s no need to list all of our choices, as there is only one woman who we have our money on; it’s none other than Regina King for her phenomenal performance in “If Beale Street Could Talk.” King has been a standout actress from the first time she appeared on the screen in the hit 1980s series, “227.” She emerges herself into every role she takes on and she did the same here.
The Best Actor in a Supporting Role” category will have some familiar winners this year. Mahershala Ali who won for “Best Actor” in 2016 for “Moonlight” is a big contender for his work in the movie “Green Book.” He already won the Golden Globe Award for “Best Supporting Actor” for the film, so he seems to be the likely winner here. Another familiar face we know we’ll see on the roster this year is Sam Rockwell. The actor won this award in 2018 for the film, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Rockwell’s performance in “Vice” has created a lot of buzz this season, but sadly we don’t see a repeat win here. Some other notable favorites of ours for this category include Timothee Chalamet (“Beautiful Boy”), Adam Driver (“BlacKkKlansman”) and Richard E. Grant (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?”).
For “Best Animated Film,” the Academy will give nods to “The Incredibles 2,” “Small Foot,” “The Grinch,” “Ralph Breaks the Internet,” and “Hotel Transylvania.” We are fully backing a win for “The Incredibles 2” in this category!
We are also giving honorable mention to the song “Shallow” from the movie “A Star is Born.” There is no doubt that the track will take home “Song of the Year.” Both Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper were a match made in heaven to collaborate on singing the song.
With the Oscars not having a host this year, viewers can look forward to seeing some of their favs that took home awards at the Golden Globes, do the exact same thing here. Repetition can be annoying in everyday life, but when you’re an actor, it’s a great thing.
Don’t forget to see who takes home a coveted statue, when the 2019 Oscars airs on Sunday, February 24 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC.
Demi Moore just got one of the worst Christmas “gifts” ever.
Her estranged husband Ashton Kutcher,34, officially filed for divorce Friday (Dec. 21). The papers were filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, with Kutcher citing irreconcilable differences.
The Two and a Half Men star isn’t seeking any spousal support and he isn’t asking the court to deny Moore any either.
The pair first announced their split back in Nov. 2011, after being married for six-years. Since then Kutcher has been romantically linked with Rihanna and his former That 70s Show co-star Mila Kunis.
Rapper Eminem is taking Skylar Grey under his wing.
The “Not Afraid” emcee is set to executive produce Grey’s debut album, Don’t Look Down.
“When I was working on Recovery I was introduced to Skylar by Alex Da Kid and I was blown away with her talent as both a songwriter and vocalist. This album is really going to give her a chance to connect with the fans who probably know her music, but might not know her yet. I think they will be as impressed as I am,” said Eminem.
Her first single, ”Cmon Let Me Ride” features Eminem, and was produced by Alex Da Kid. Both Eminem and Alex mixed the track, which will be released to all digital retailers on December 11. Grey’s debut album is due out in Spring 2013 under KIDinaKORNER/Interscope.
“Putting out a debut album is a bit scary I want it to be just right so I took some extra time to finish it. Eminem’s increased involvement has been such a blessing; I’m getting guidance from an artist I really admire and trust, said Grey. Having written many new songs, the album has become a completely different animal, hence the title change. This new single with Em, in particular, is very exciting. We have worked on so many serious songs together its a nice change of pace to do something fun and sarcastic.”
Special thanks to Mario Morales of Cornerstone –http://cornerstoneagency.com
Well that was fast. seems like only yesterday Tool Academy 2 ended. Now there’s a new class of ‘Tools’ you can watch and make fun of. However, this time around, there’s a lesbian couple. Also, you may recognize one of the ‘Tools’ in one of the pictures below. In case you don’t, the contestant named Jennavecia was on the second season of Oxygen’s The Bad Girls Club. Tool Academy 3 premieres on VH1 on February, 14 at 9/8c. What a nice way to spend V-Day. >>Sarcasm>>