Oscar Picks 2015

My reaction to the Lego snub

My reaction to the Lego snub

As I do every year, I try to make my Oscar picks as soon as the nominations are out, so that I’m not biased by any campaigning. In recent years, that’s gotten more difficult as more and more awards shows have become televised, and clear-cut front runners become locks earlier and earlier. That said, here’s who I expect to win. Also, please note that the fact that “The Lego Movie” was snubbed from the Best Animated Feature category makes me question why I will even bother watching this award show. (For the record, I also think “Gone Girl” deserved many more nominations, including Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay, and I would have loved “Skeleton Twins” or “Obvious Child”┬áto have gotten a screenplay nomination). Continue reading

Golden Globes 2015

I’ll be live-tweeting tonight’s show, as I’ve done the last few years (follow along with me @jacobsjj), but wanted to share what is still my absolute favorite Golden Globes acceptance speech of all time. Take it away, Brad Pitt: