The Best Picture, for better or for worse has not been dramatically changed with Black Panther picking up Best Cast at the Screen Actors Guild awards. The groundhog saw its shadow. There will be three more weeks of angry liberals fighting against P.C. culture and defending Green Book like the Black Knight. Three more weeks … Continue reading Where Do We Go From Here?
On the surface, an hour long episode of public television about tofu does not seem like must see television, but this is Huell Hower at a Tofu festival. There are so many things going on in this particular episode. One, all of the early to mid 1990s outfits. If I work at Urban Outfitters or … Continue reading It’s Nice to Be Nice
As I started to write up this very late take on today's Oscar nominations, some Frenkie de Jong news broke on Twitter and I was rightfully distracted. If the stories from the Catalan press to be believed then de Jong will be playing for FC Barcelona next summer. I had to search for any Dutch … Continue reading A Proper Over Reaction
Yesterday, Oscar ballots were turned in and a week from today, they will announce the nominees at an abnormally early time for the west coast. So, I guess a person in my position should make one final prediction for the 91st Academy Award nominees. BEST PICTURE: A Star Is Born BlacKkKlansman Black Panther Bohemian Rhapsody … Continue reading One Week Out
Comparing the most recent list of DGA nominees to the most recent list of Oscar nominees, it looks like one of the DGA nominees is going to miss out on the big BEST DIRECTOR nomination. I remember when panic and fear swept the world when Martin McDonagh was nominated for Best Director last year only … Continue reading The Hangover’s Hangover
I recently watched a year in review on YouTube where the vlogger said that 2018 wasn’t a great year for film. Obviously, I have to disagree because 2018 was definitely a great year. 2018 might’ve been the strongest year since 2015. It was a year where the viewer has to do some work to find … Continue reading The Films of 2018
Is the Djali Zwan cover of Iron Maiden's "The Number of the Beast" the best thing that Billy Corgan has ever been invovled with? Maybe. It's possibly the most memorable aspect of Jonas Akerlund's first feature Spun. The song also features in the openning credits of Netflix's latest true crime series, "The Innocent Man". It's an … Continue reading The Soft Open