90th Academy Award Nomination Predictions

The 90th Annual Academy Award nominees are to be announced on Tuesday morning at 8:22am EST/5:22 am PST. Before the big day comes, I thought it would be fun for me to share my predictions for what will end up being nominated, the films and performances that could potentially surprise, and what should be considered but probably won’t stand much a chance. I’ll be providing my in-depth thoughts for the following categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Animated Feature. However, I’ll be listing my predictions for all 24 categories. So with that all out of the way, let’s begin!

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Top 24 Best Films of 2017

2017 has come to a close and there’s been a ton of outstanding films throughout the year. The films have been so outstanding that it was tough to compile a┬ábest of the year list that didn’t include films like “A Fantastic Woman,” “The Incredible Jessica James,” “Logan Lucky,” “Split,” “Win It All,” “Wind River,” and “Wonder Woman.” That being said, this list of 24 films that did make the cut are all exciting, fresh, and truly special. So without further ado, here it is – my picks for the top 24 best films of 2017.

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“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” – SPOILER Review

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” dir. Rian Johnson

WARNING! There will be MAJOR SPOILERS for “The Last Jedi” in this review.

Please, do not continue to read beyond this point if you have yet to see the film. You can click HERE for my spoiler-free thoughts on “The Last Jedi.” For everyone else, this review will be where I discuss the film in detail, going in depth about the things I liked and disliked about the newest episode in the “Star Wars” saga. I’ll be going through each individual character and their contributions to the story as well as the major set pieces. I’ll also be talking about points that many fans have taken issue with as well as points I just want to bring up on my own. With that warning out of the way, there’s plenty here to discuss and after now having seen “The Last Jedi” three times and loving it more and more with each subsequent viewing, I’m excited to talk specifics about why this film works so well.

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“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” – Movie Review

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” dir. Rian Johnson

(Note: This review is contains absolutely NO SPOILERS for “The Last Jedi.”)

Picking up immediately following the events of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

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