Not Quite Hollywood Oscar Predictions 2017! – The List

The Not Quite Hollywood Oscar Nominations for 2017 are here! We venture a guess for each category in the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Shorts categories coming soon).

(Please excuse the table format, Microsoft Word blows, and I was too far in when I realized how stupid I was to not use Excel).

Listen along (and hear why we chose these winners) in Episode 44 of Not Quite Hollywood.


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43- Green Ridge Animals

The guys discuss the films featuring powerful performances. First, the newest Amy Adams/ Jake Gyllenhaal film: Nocturnal Animals. Then Tim orates on Hacksaw Ridge, and finally, Jamie talks the communal movie, Green Room.

Alex– Nocturnal Animals (Starts at 00:00)

Tim– Hacksaw Ridge (11:03)

Jamie– Green Room (17:41) 

#52PickUp– Small Soldiers (25:58)


Then we go on a few tangents!

 (SPOILERS AHEAD except for Hacksaw Ridge)

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-Jamie (@GuyOnAWire)

My Top Ten Films of 2016

It’s that time of year again (or rather it’s long overdue)! Where I take my favorite films of the year, and arbitrarily order them to my liking for all of you to read. I’m quite needy, right? Not only that, but they’re never as easy as one might expect them to be, and 2016 was no exception.

Once again, like the Top 15 of 2015, this list is a collection derived from both the caliber of the films and how they impacted me on a personal level.

We Need Movies video with elaboration and additional points COMING SOON!

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