2020 My Movie Thoughts Awards!!

Hey gang, so the Oscars were last night and, as weird as it may sound, they kinda nailed it.  The ceremony itself was fine, but I was thrilled by all the winners: my personal Top 5 Favorite Movies of 2019 (Rocketman, Marriage Story, Ford V Ferrari, Toy Story 4, and Little Women) ALL won at least one award and I couldn’t be more thrilled.  I also LOVE Parasite, 1917, Jojo Rabbit, and wish a huge congrats to all of the other winners.

BUT…every year, I do offer my PERSONAL awards (usually a little bit earlier than this…) honoring the Best Movies, Performances, Ensembles, etc. of the year.  Disclaimer: these awards are not actually worthy anything except bragging rights, I cannot provide any money or trophy, however if you want to provide ME with money or a trophy, I’ll gladly take it all for myself.

Now, let’s kick off the 2020 My Movie Thoughts Awards!!

Best Picture

WINNER: Rocketman
RUNNER-UPS:  Marriage Story, Ford V Ferrari, Toy Story 4, Little Women

Best Director

WINNER: Noah Baumbach (Marriage Story)
RUNNER-UPS:  Greta Gerwig (Little Women), Rocketman (Dexter Fletcher), 1917 (Sam Mendes), Olivia Wilde (Booksmart)

Best Lead Actor

WINNER: Taron Edgerton (Rocketman)
RUNNER-UPS: Christian Bale (Ford V Ferrari), Adam Driver (Marriage Story)

Best Lead Actress

WINNER: Scarlett Johannson (Marriage Story)
RUNNER-UPS:  Lupita N’yongo (Us), Saoirse Ronan (Little Women)

Best Supporting Actor

WINNER:  Shia LaBeaouf (The Peanut Butter Falcon)
RUNNER-UPS:  Jack Dylan Grazer (Shazam!), James Ransone (It: Chapter 2)

Best Supporting Actress

WINNER: Margot Robbie (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)
RUNNER-UPS:  Florence Pugh (Little Women), Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart)

Best Screenplay

WINNER: Little Women
RUNNER-UPS:  Marriage Story, The Peanut Butter Falcon, It: Chapter 2, Rocketman

Best Music

WINNER: Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
RUNNER-UPS:  Rocketman, Spider-Man: Far From Home

Best Cast

WINNER: Little Women
RUNNER-UPS: It: Chapter 2, Marriage Story, The Peanut Butter Falcon, Us

Most Fun Movie Theater Experience

WINNER:  It: Chapter 2
Runner-Ups:  Booksmart, Spider-Man: Far From Home

Best Movie Starring My Future Wife Anna Kendrick

WINNER:  Noelle
Runner-Ups:  Hilton Hotel Ads, Quibi Ads

Most Underrated Movie

WINNER:  It: Chapter 2
Runner-Ups:  El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Movies I Think Have a Chance of Making These Awards Next Year

WINNER:  Wonder Woman 1984

Runner-Ups:  The Trial of the Chicago 7, Last Night in Soho

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Thus concludes the 2020 My Movie Thoughts Awards!  Stay tuned to this site real soon for some more fun posts finishing up my recap of the 2019 movie season (I went back and re-watched a majority of the Best Picture nominees last week and now feel inspired).  I’m also hot on my 2020 movie trail so far too, having already seen two each week of the new year (everything from The Grudge to Bad Boys For Life to The Turning to Dolittle to Miss Americana to Birds of Prey and MORE).  So plenty more coming to you guys real soon, until then though, thank you so much for reading J

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