Author Archives: Mark Dujsik

About Mark Dujsik

Film critic since 2001. Writer/editor/publisher of Mark Reviews Movies, and contributor for RogerEbert.com and Magill's Cinema Annual. Member of the Chicago Film Critics Association and the Online Film Critics Society.

Picks and Predictions for the 89th Annual Academy Awards (aka, the 2017 Oscars)

Best Picture My prediction: La La Land My pick: Manchester by the Sea Best Director My prediction: Damien Chazelle, La La Land My pick: Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea Best Actor My prediction: Denzel Washington, Fences My pick: Denzel … Continue reading

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Picks and Predictions for the 88th Annual Academy Awards (aka, the 2016 Oscars)

Best Picture My prediction: Spotlight My pick: Spotlight Best Director My prediction: Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant My pick: Tom McCarthy, Spotlight Best Actor My prediction: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant My pick: Matt Damon, The Martian Best Actress My prediction: … Continue reading

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Picks and Predictions for the 87th Annual Academy Awards (aka, the 2015 Oscars)

Best Picture My prediction: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) My pick: The Grand Budapest Hotel Best Director My prediction: Alejandro González Iñárritu, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) My pick: Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel Best … Continue reading

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Picks and Predictions for the 86th Annual Academy Awards (aka, the 2014 Oscars)

I feel a little more confident in my predictions this year than last year, but then again, my Best Picture prediction isn’t shared by a lot of prognosticators for some reason I appear to be missing.

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Picks and Predictions for the 85th Annual Academy Awards (aka, the 2013 Oscars)

I’m usually fairly confident in my predictions, but this year, I won’t think any less of you if you decide not to use my predictions in any official or unofficial capacity.  There are plenty of categories up in the air, … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 9/11/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: The little details of Snow White and the Huntsman reinvigorate a story that has been told countless time before (including the blunder Mirror Mirror earlier this year).  The evil queen (Charlize Theron) … Continue reading

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DVD/Blu-ray Releases — 9/4/2012

New options for your home viewing this week: There are some simple but hard truths that permeate The Five-Year Engagement.  People’s lives don’t turn out the way they expected.  A romantic relationship is more than a collection of feelings.  Keeping … Continue reading

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