A Most Wanted Man

Quick Takes: “The Theory of Everything” and “A Most Wanted Man”

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The Media 10 doesn’t usually reviews movies, but we are changing that with “Quick Takes” a new segment that gives at most two paragraphs to recently seen movies.

The Theory of Everything (★★★)

“The Theory of Everything” is constantly at war with biopic conventionalism. With a sentimental, above-average script sculpted into something much more aesthetically pleasing. With top class directorial choices, acting,  editing, cinematography, and composition, “The Theory of Everything” is a step above the rest of its genre’s field.

A Most Wanted Man (★★)

“A Most Wanted Man” feels like a procedural espionage thriller. Almost too procedural, as it hinges on the performance of the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman who delivers in every on-screen moment. The story, adapted from John le Carré’s book of the same name, was probably best formatted for that medium. However, a strong conclusion makes the film worth the watch.

Awards: 2015 Golden Globes Predictions – Updated

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We have fully updated all of our Golden Globe Predictions. This includes all categories, from the major film categories, to the mini-series and tv movie categories.

We have listed the top 5 in ABC order per category below, to give us an idea what the Golden Globe nominations would look like if they came now. Keep in mind a lot of TV shows and mini-series will come out between now and then, so the tv categories should be taken with a grain of salt.

Here is where we stand on all our predictions:

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Oscar: Way too Early 2015 Oscar Predictions – Round 2

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If you checked out our previous list, there were a lot of films still not considered. We’ve compiled everything to make this next list. It’s 2014 now and even though the 2013 award circuit hasn’t completed, it is about time that we start looking toward the future.

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Oscar: Way too Early 2015 Oscar Predictions

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So many films that may get nominations have probably not even shown up on IMDB. So in the end, this list may not be very accurate. But we have compiled some early contenders just to get us started. For now all we have are the acting categories along with Picture and Director, click more to see them.

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Oscar: “Best Film Editing” Predictions

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The Imitation Game
Birdman
Boyhood
Unbroken
Interstellar

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Oscar: “Best Adapted Screenplay” Predictions

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Graham Moore – “The Imitation Game”
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Richard LaGravenese, William Nicholson – “Unbroken
Paul Thomas Anderson – “Inherent Vice”
Anthony McCarten – “The Theory of Everything”
Gillian Flynn – “Gone Girl”

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