At the start of every New Year, it’s tradition for FTS to list their movie-related resolutions on the FTS Podcast. Everyone takes turns talking about movie watching habits they’d like to adopt or what film lists they want to cover. But just like going to the gym or learning a new language, the resolutions that appear so shiny and bright in January seem to flat line quickly after the month is over. In an effort to make a serious attempt to tackle this year’s resolutions, I am vowing to keep an updated record of my progress of my main goal of three movies a week by writing a post here on the blog.
So the Oscar nominations were announced this morning, and as expected there were a few surprises, and most of them were not fun. A few snuck in that were genuinely great, but for the most part my disappointments outnumbered them. Here’s my post where I will bitch a lot with a sprinkling of nice things to say. I keep telling myself these things don’t matter but it’s hard not to care when you spend the whole year caring about movies.
Fellow film blogger Shane Slater from Film Actually is hosting a contest in honor of the upcoming Oscars. While the real nominations will be announced tomorrow, the contest asks you to make your predictions beforehand. Two years ago Lindsay won the contest and last year scored 74 while Jessica scored 78 (winning score was 84). Let’s see how we do this year.