2016 Golden Globes Winner Predictions – December


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Predictions are ranked in order of most likely to win.

Last Update: 12/13/16

Motion Picture Nominees


Motion Picture – Drama
Manchester by the Sea
Hell or High Water
Hacksaw Ridge

Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
La La Land
Florence Foster Jenkins
Sing Street
20th Century Women

Lead Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea
Denzel Washington – Fences
Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge
Joel Edgerton – Loving
Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic

Lead Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Natalie Portman – Jackie
Amy Adams – Arrival
Ruth Negga – Loving
Isabelle Huppert – Elle
Jessica Chastain – Miss Sloane

Lead Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Ryan Gosling – La La Land
Ryan Reynolds – Deadpool
Colin Farrell – The Lobster
Jonah Hill – War Dogs
Hugh Grant – Florence Foster Jenkins

Lead Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
Emma Stone – La La Land
Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins
Anette Bening – 20th Century Women
Hailee Steinfeld – The Edge of Seventeen
Lily Collins – Rules Don’t Apply

Supporting Actor – Motion Picture
Mahershala Ali – Moonlight
Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water
Dev Patel – Lion
Aaron Taylor-Johnson – Nocturnal Animals
Simon Halberg – Florence Foster Jenkins

Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Viola Davis – Fences
Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea
Naomie Harris – Moonlight
Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures
Nicole Kidman – Lion

Director – Motion Picture
Damien Chazelle – La La Land
Barry Jenkins – Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea
Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge
Tom Ford – Nocturnal Animals

Manchester by the Sea
La La Land
Hell or High Water
Nocturnal Animals

Animated Feature
Kubo and the Two Strings
My Life as a Zucchini

Foreign Feature
Toni Erdmann
The Salesman

Original Score
La La Land
Hidden Figures

Original Song
“How Far I’ll Go” – Moana
“City of Stars” – La La Land
“Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Trolls
“Faith” – Sing
“Gold” – Gold

Television Nominees

Television Series – Drama
Game of Thrones
Stranger Things
The Crown
This is Us

Television Series – Comedy or Musical
Mozart in the Jungle

Limited Series or TV Movie
The People v. OJ Simpson
The Night Manager
The Night Of
American Crime
The Dresser

Lead Actor in a TV Series – Drama
Rami Malek – Mr. Robot
Liev Schreiber – Ray Donovan
Matthew Rhys – The Americans
Bob Odenkirk – Better Call Saul
Billy Bob Thornton – Goliath

Lead Actress in a TV Series – Drama
Claire Foy – The Crown
Evan Rachel Wood – Westworld
Keri Russell – The Americans
Caitriona Balfe – Outlander
Winona Ryder – Stranger Things

Lead Actor in a TV Series – Comedy or Musical
Donald Glover – Atlanta
Nick Nolte – Graves
Gael Garcia Bernal – Mozart in the Jungle
Jeffrey Tambor – Transparent
Anthony Anderson – Black-ish

Lead Actress in a TV Series – Comedy or Musical
Tracee Ellis Ross – Black-ish
Issa Rae – Insecure
Rachel Bloom – Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Julia Louis-Dreyfus – Veep
Sarah Jessica Parker – Divorce
Gina Rodriguez – Jane the Virgin

Lead Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Courtney B. Vance – The People v. OJ Simpson
Riz Ahmed – The Night Of
Bryan Cranston – All the Way
John Tuturro – The Night Of
Tom Hiddleston – The Night Manager

Lead Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie
Sarah Paulson – The People v. OJ Simpson
Riley Keough – The Girlfriend Experience
Kerry Washington – Confirmation
Charlotte Rampling – London Spy
Felicity Huffman – American Crime

Supporting Actor in a TV Series, Limited Series, or TV Movie
Sterling K. Brown – The People v. OJ Simpson
John Lithgow – The Crown
John Travolta – The People v. OJ Simpson
Christian Slater – Mr. Robot
Hugh Laurie – The Night Manager

Supporting Actress in a TV Series, Limited Series, or TV Movie
Lena Headey – Game of Thrones
Thandie Newton – Westworld
Olivia Colman – The Night Manager
Mandy Moore – This is Us
Chrissy Metz – This is Us

Golden Globes – Updated Film Predictions

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Motion Picture – Drama
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Manchester by the Sea

Classic Video Game Review: Pokemon Blue and Red

Classic Video Game Review: Pokemon Red and Blue

In 1996 I was four years old. Is that crazy? Pokemon Red and Blue were released in the Gameboy’s prime in the US in 1998. So I was six years old when I started really getting into Pokemon.

Parents couldn’t understand for the life of them what the appeal was. I could sit here and try and explain the appeal, but then I’d imagine I’d sound weird. It was a combination of collecting and role playing that was simply irrestible.

I watched the show, collected the trading cards (Three holographic Charizards ftw) but the most amazing thing that ever came out for the apparently still running series was the first Gameboy games Pokemon Red and Blue.

There were only slight difference in each versions, like could catch certain Pokemon in a version that  you couldn’t catch in the other and some Pokemon could only be collected by trading via “link cable” with a friend. Thus encouraging that you not become a complete hermit to this game. Which for that time I was, and the five or six times I’ve played it throughout my life sense.

The past two weeks I played through Pokemon Red Version again on a Gameboy Advanced that I bougth at Flea World in Orlando (For $15!) Having played through this several times I couldn’t possibly the amazing sense of adventure and problem-solving that I did on the first time playing through. Mainly because I already knew how to solve all the problems.

I caught my Pokemon that I wanted, trained them, they evolved and I’d battle every trainer I encountered to level them up. First time playing through beating this game took me over a month and I kept playing after trying to catch them all. This time knowing pretty much the whole game front and back it wasn’t as exciting. I did catch Mew though, which I didn’t know you could do till this year.

Anyways, I did play a little of Gold when it first game out, I believe I made it through the game. So a logical solution would be to experience that sense of wonder in these games or the even more updated games. My predicament is that I hate that they kept adding Pokemon after the 150. That was goal enough, I just want a different story along the way. Plus the new Pokemon seem much more annoying and less badass as the originals.

I realized recently I can name all the original 150 off the top of my head still. I loved everything Pokemon as a kid and me and my brothers obssession with these games are what really drived it forward. The cards and show were fun, but the game was a classic and the reason I see Red/Blue as classics over the rest is because they started it all.

In my final words I will say that there were a lot of Platformers, some alright RPG games for the Gameboy at the time, but nothing that even came closer to the addictive and satisfying experience of these Pokemon games.

Final Score: 5/5