Award Chase: What are we missing?

Award Chase: What are we missing?

Each Wednesday through the week of the 2019 Academy Award nominations on Jan. 22, Take 2 is handicapping the Oscar rush with The Award Chase. Awards season is beginning to shape up with the top 10 selections from the American Film Institute and the National Board of...
Award Chase: The four-legged contender

Award Chase: The four-legged contender

Each Wednesday through the week of the 2019 Academy Award nominations on Jan. 22, Take 2 is handicapping the Oscar rush with The Award Chase. This week’s Award Chase is going to the dogs. With so much written about potential best picture and acting nominations that...
Review: “Widows”

Review: “Widows”

“Widows,” in theaters. Much of “Widows,” director Steve McQueen’s latest release, has to do with lines. What lines are the characters willing to cross to survive, to get money or to secure power. Turning a blind eye to what is happening around you is not enough....
Award Chase: Honorees and hopefuls

Award Chase: Honorees and hopefuls

Each Wednesday through the week of the 2019 Academy Award nominations on Jan. 22, Take 2 is handicapping the Oscar rush with The Award Chase. In late 2009, the Academy held its inaugural Governors Awards, moving a long segment from its winter telecast to a full fall...
Award Chase: On Display

Award Chase: On Display

Each Wednesday through the week of the 2019 Academy Award nominations on Jan. 22, Take 2 is handicapping the Oscar rush with The Award Chase. It’s that time in the Award Chase that we look at the posters from the season’s contenders. From romance to...