The current report from our ringside observer-correspondent from Hollywood — Filipino-American Eduard Bañez — is that he has charted his personal private quick listing among the many extra lucky and towering nominees as to who “Will Win,” and who “Ought to Win” amongst them on the coming Oscars Awards.
Eduard Bañez, Filipino-American Oscars awards correspondent
Among the many extra lively prognosticators of stated Oscars, “Will Win” refers back to the whole outcomes and tally of pre-qualifiers, pre-surveys, trending, and buzz phrases round Hollywood, and many others., whereas “Ought to Win” refers to at least one’s private style, prescience, and judgment; this isn’t to be influenced in any way by overpowering prognostications, trending, and the like from inside and with out.
Like all the remainder of the hard-core followers and prognosticators of the annual Academy Awards aka the Oscars all through the globe, Eduard, nonetheless, guarantees he’ll share his personal hysterical fearless forecast within the path per week earlier than the awards rites.
That is scheduled at Dolby Theatre on the Hollywood and Highland Heart on March 27. It is going to honor motion pictures launched in 2021. This will probably be streamed reside on Oscar.com and Oscars.org, in addition to on the Academy’s digital platforms, together with Twitter, YouTube and Fb. Leslie Jordan and Tracee Ellis Ross will host the announcement. Final 12 months, the ceremony befell at a Los Angeles practice station with no host.
This early, nonetheless, Eduard has joined the fray and has dipped his arms into the brewing controversies about why some actors and movie entries had been actually snubbed by the Oscars Awards nominating physique.
Being knowledgeable singer himself and an enormous fan of Woman Gaga, he thinks it was an injustice to snub the good efficiency of the previous Oscars winner from the Finest Actress class.
“I do know an genuine and compelling appearing after I see one, and this I noticed in Woman Gaga’s memorable efficiency in “Home Of Gucci,” famous Eduard who, again residence within the nation, had began to behave for the films and sing as properly professionally at a younger age of 5; he went on to turn into a sought-after multi-hyphenate artist (TV host, ramp mannequin, persona and trend coach, singer, and many others.) at ABS-CBN’s Star Magic expertise company the place he went by way of a grueling seasons of appearing and persona growth workshops.
Taking off from his personal substantial background in appearing, he believes that Woman Gaga has related herself psychologically and adequately together with her position at hand, including, “She was such a superb rattling ‘methodology actor’ and I might really feel her by way of a lot of her efficiency with Jared Leto who was equally shifting at inhabiting an edgy position.”
However he admits someway to the truth that the little draw back of “Home Of Gucci” is its unsettling combined opinions; this should have made the bulk members of the nominating physique to look askance from Woman Gaga’s appearing regardless of her stable efficiency. He recalled that Gaga needed to undergo a battery of robust appearing academics as a part of her preparation that included the employment of revered gurus of Stanislavski’s system of appearing, together with its variant—the Sandy Meisner Approach.
All is just not misplaced, nonetheless, to Gaga’s “Home Of Gucci,” noticed Eduard. It’s because the girl’s stylist — Frederic Aspiras —of Vietnamese-Filipino descent, is a nominee and a shoo-in for the make-up and coiffure class on the Oscars. Aspiras has been working with Gaga for the final 13 years and has additionally achieved a BAFTA nomination. He was additionally the brains behind the singer’s appearances for Selection’s Actors cowl.
Bañez with ‘BL’ co-actor Jerber Mercado
By the way, Eduard is pursuing a sophisticated appearing course on the The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Movie Institute on the very coronary heart of Hollywood the place he’s stationed. He plans to place up knowledgeable appearing college when he comes again to the Philippines following the custom of Methodology Appearing that was popularized as much as the current time, with some ramifications, by the late Lee Strasberg and Stella Adler, two of the unique pioneering college students of famend Russian appearing guru — Konstantin Stanislavski.
He hopes to proceed with what he has began within the nation earlier than he left for the States within the path of placing up a expertise company, and a manufacturing home. Associated to this, he had hosted MTV Asia, mentored some singers who turned Billboard hits, modelled for Louis Vuitton, Vogue Philippines, and have become a coach of the Skilled Fashions Affiliation of the Philippines (PMAP).
Available, this Hollywood-based actor has an impartial movie venture that may discover the ever-growing recognition of “BL” ( Boy Love), a literary style or media depicting the romance between male characters, often with homosexual themes and romantic relationships amongst all ages.
He’ll play the lead position with co-actor Jerber Mercado, now based mostly in Los Angeles, and previously a buddy at Star Cinema and Star Magic. To Eduard Bañez, native showbiz is the place his coronary heart is!