Oscars

Oscar Forecast PART FOUR — BEST ACTRESS

By John H. Foote Once again, as in the previous three, this category will be packed with potential nominees and is likely the most diverse of the major categories. Veterans, newcomers alike will compete for one of the five spots for Best Actress. What is thrilling is the diversity among the contenders, not only are…

Oscar Forecast PART TWO — Best Supporting Actress

By John H. Foote The supporting ladies. Previous winners, nominees, long-overlooked artists and brand new performances worthy of a nomination. Click here for PART ONE Here you go. ANNETTE BENING IN THE REPORT Bening is another who might be considered due as she has been nominated for award-winning work, but no Oscar. This film is…

New Oscar Category: Best International Feature

By John H. Foote In a move I applaud and have challenged for years the Academy has renamed their Best Foreign Language Film, altered the criteria slightly to include English language films from English speaking countries such as Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland and wherever English might be spoken.  The Foreign Language Oscar has been…