Today is the day! The 92nd Academy Awards are tonight and I'm excited....a little. I'm usually amped up for the Oscars, so why am I only a little excited? Well, most of the major categories seem to be pretty well wrapped up, with the same actors and filmmakers winning award after award in the build-up … Continue reading Predictions for the 92nd Academy Awards!
Oscar nominations came out last week and, therefore, the complaining about who was a surprise and who was snubbed has been going on for days. This gives me two thoughts, one about how to spice up the nominations themselves, and one about how to get the nominations right. First off, announcing the nominees should be … Continue reading Quick Oscar Nominations Fix
A selection of alternative films to watch that were not recognized by the Academy for one reason or another.
Today I ramble about some of the stupid nonsense on the Oscar telecast and the winners/losers before reviewing two movies, Nightcrawler and The Theory of Everything, both of which I reviewed and can be read here and here. My brain was clearly up my butt so forgive my forgetfulness and general lazy sound at times during this episode. … Continue reading Podcast: 2/25/15 Episode #4 – Oscar Round-Up, Two Movie Reviews, Plus DVD Releases and Box-Office Talk
I was off last week (too busy) so this week I tried to gather up all the nonsense from this week and last and give a few thoughts on each. I talk about 50 Shades of Grey, the Sony/Marvel deal with Spider-Man, Jon Stewart, and get into a couple movie reviews that I wrote about here … Continue reading Podcast: 2/17/15 Talking 50 Shades of Grey, Oscars, Spider-Man, Plus Movie Reviews
The nominations were announced for the 2015 Academy Awards, and shockingly there are some upset people. First, here are the nominees for the major awards: BEST PICTURE American Sniper Birdman Boyhood The Grand Budapest Hotel The Imitation Game Selma The Theory of Everything Whiplash BEST DIRECTOR Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman) Richard Linklater (Boyhood) Morten Tyldum … Continue reading Oscar Nominations, Selma Controversy, and more