Welcome to The Streaming Report for June 5, 2014. After the long week you deserve a relaxing staycation with a bowl of popcorn, a bucket of ice cream, and only your Netflix queue to judge you. This past week, Netflix Watch Instant has been kind enough to supply us with Orange is the New Black Season 2, Annie Hall, Wayne’s World, and more, which you’ll find out if you should watch ’em after the break. Continue reading →
Last night the Writers Guild of America had their little get together to announce their favorites of 2013. Her (Spike Jonze) and Captain Phillips (Billy Ray) walked away with the top honors for Best Original and Best Adapted Screenplays, respectively. Two choices that were big surprises at the awards last night. It’s always fun to shake things up during Oscar season and there’s no better awards than screenplays to keep us on our toes. Check out the full list of winners from film, television, and video games of the WGA Awards after the break.
Award announcements keep rolling out, and with the 66th Annual Writers Guild of America Awards nominees unveiled today the road to Oscar has heated up. 12 Years a Slave has been ahead of the pack on many lists, but the WGA has found other films worthy of their Best Adapted Screenplay award. See which movies are in the running for after the break and find out who wins February 1. Continue reading →
The Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA) announced the nominees for the 19th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards this morning. Unsurprising to many, critics actually do like some movies. The ceremony will take place live on Thursday, January 16, 2014 on The CW, hosted by Aisha Tyler. Both 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle both earned 13 nominations respectively. See how the rest of the nominees fared after the break. Continue reading →