2016 My Movie Thoughts Awards!

Preface

  • Alright guys, so it is Awards Season in Hollywood!
  • The Oscar nominations came out a few days ago and they were alright.
  • There were definitely a few snubs (Aaron Sorkin for Screenwriter, Inside Out for Best Picture, Emily Blunt for Lead Actress), but I was pretty happy overall with the results.
  • I think the Academy is an extremely credible awards ceremony, it’s one of my favorite nights of the year, but sometimes they still miss even more movies on their nominations list.
  • So I decided to compile my own list of Best Picture, Director, Actor, and a couple other categories.
  • And just to beat the Oscars, I put in my 3 nominations and 1 winner all together. So basically you’ll see my pick for best, followed by 2 runner-ups.
  • These aren’t necessarily my favorites of the year, you can check out my Top 10 here though, but they are the talents I think should be recognized more than they should be! (So says my humble opinion…)
  • So here we are in the 1st Annual My Movie Thoughts Awards!

Best Picture

  • WINNER: The End of the Tour
  • RUNNER-UPs: Steve Jobs, Inside Out

Best Director

  • WINNER: James Ponsoldt (The End of the Tour)
  • RUNNER-UPs: Pete Doctor (Inside Out), Alejandro Iñárritu (The Revenant)

Best Lead Actor

  • WINNER: Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs)
  • RUNNER-UPs: Johnny Depp (Black Mass), Jacob Tremblay (Room)

Best Lead Actress

  • WINNER: Brie Larson (Room)
  • RUNNER-UPs: Emily Blunt (Sicario), Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: The Force Awakens)

Best Supporting Actor

  • WINNER: Jason Segel (The End of the Tour)
  • RUNNER-UPs: Sylvester Stallone (Creed), Tom Hardy (The Revenant)

Best Supporting Actress

  • WINNER: Olivia Cooke (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl)
  • RUNNER-UPs: Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs), Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Hateful Eight)

Best Screenplay

  • WINNER: Donald Marguilles (The End of the Tour)
  • RUNNER-UPs: Aaron Sorkin (Steve Jobs), Pete Doctor (Inside Out)

Most Underrated Film

  • WINNER: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
  • RUNNER-UPs: The End of the Tour, Room

Funnest Movie Theater Experience

  • WINNER: The Visit
  • RUNNER-UPs: Avengers: Age of Ultron, The Duff

Best Visual Effect

  • WINNER: Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • RUNNER-UPs: Avengers: Age of Ultron, Ant-Man

Best Animation

  • WINNER: Inside Out
  • RUNNER-UPs: The Peanuts Movie, Minions

Best Ensemble

  • WINNER: Steve Jobs
  • RUNNER-UPs: The Big Short, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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So guys, those are the nominees and winners for the first ever My Movie Thoughts Awards! What fake or real award would you give to an under-recognized movie? Let me know in the comments down below, and as always, thanks for reading guys.

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