Going on a Short Hiatus

If you’re wondering why my last review (along with my mid-year top 10 list for that matter) was a written one, it’s because of my demanding schedule. Not only am I currently busy with school and work, I am also working on several movie projects. Because of this, I only have one free day out of the week.

Long story short, there won’t be any videos until October.  I hope you guys will understand. Peace!

P.S. There will be more details to come in the following weeks.


Cayle’s 2017 Oscar Predictions

Hey, this is Cayle and here are my quick Oscar predictions. These are for the main categories only. Sorry if I didn’t get into detail about my picks but I’m pressed for time. If you read it, that’s great. If you didn’t…that’s also great too. Thanks!


BEST DIRECTOR: Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”

BEST ACTOR: Ryan Gosling, “La La Land”

BEST ACTRESS: Emma Stone, “La La Land”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Michael Shannon, “Nocturnal Animals”





Oscar Predictions

Best Picture: The Revenant

As of this writing, I have watched every “Best Picture” nominee except for “Brooklyn” and “Room”. Alejandro González Iñárritu’s previous film “Birdman” was a left-field “Best Picture” winner considering that Boyhood was the favorite to win. Speaking of lightning striking twice…

 Best Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu, “The Revenant”

Just like the example above, Iñárritu’s win for “Birdman” was a welcome surprise. If you had told me that Iñárritu would win “Best Director” last year, I would have thought you were crazy considering the fact it’s a post-modern film that takes a lot of artistic liberties. This time around, Iñárritu might win for a second time.

 Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”

This might be Leo’s year. The only competition that he has this year is Matt Damon in “The Martian”. As much as I love “The Martian”, I have a feeling that the Oscar voters will go with Leo (and for good reason too).

 Best Actress: Brie Larson, “Room”

I haven’t watched “Room” yet so I could not judge her performance fairly. I went with Larson because she’s the favorite to win.

 Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”

Just like the example above, I haven’t watched “Creed” either so I can’t really judge. Mark Rylance was my previous favorite to win in this particular category but I’ve changed my mind since Stallone is the favorite to win.

Best Supporting Actress: Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”

Once again, I haven’t watched “Steve Jobs” so I can’t judge Winslet’s performance fairly. I would have gone with either Jennifer Jason Leigh or Rachel McAdams but I’m going with Winslet since she’s the current favorite to win.

 Best Original Screenplay: “Spotlight”

As much as I loved “Inside Out”, I’m going with “Spotlight” since it’s more likely to win since the Academy loves engaging dramas.

Best Adapted Screenplay: “The Martian”

This is a toss-up between “The Martian” and “The Big Short” but I’m going with the former. That’s film screenwriting is just as massive as its direction by Ridley Scott.

Best Animated Feature Film: “Inside Out”

If the Academy loves one thing, it’s the comeback kid. Since “Inside Out” was the ultimate comeback story of 2015, it has a great chance of winning this category.