Pre-Show (I missed like, ten minutes because I was heating up my lo mein, apologies) CHADWICK!!! He is styling tonight! What a nice suit. Kelly-Marie!! She is so sweet. Jordan Peele is a snazzy dresser, too. Daniel Kaluuya's jacket is SHARP. Margot Robbie could make a burlap sack look good, but the top of her … Continue reading 2018 Oscars Reaction!
I've been spending the past week or so discussing my personal views on the Best Picture nominees for tonight's Oscars, so for today, I thought I'd do a little post about the movies/actors/directors who I personally feel got snubbed for this year's awards. LET'S GO! 1.) Hostiles / Christian Bale / Max Richter Okay, I'm … Continue reading Sneaky Sunday Post: OSCAR SNUBS!
"We rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty and have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to feel nothing so as not to feel anything ... what a waste!" - Michael Stuhlbarg as … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #1: Call Me By Your Name
"This didn't put an end to shit, you fucking retard; this is just the fucking start. Why don't you put that on your Good Morning Missouri fucking wake up broadcast, bitch?" - Frances McDormand as Mildred Hayes, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Dir: Martin McDonagh Starring: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Lucas Hedges, … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #2: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
"He's a wild creature. We can't ask him to be anything else." - Richard Jenkins as Giles, The Shape of Water (2017) Dir: Guillermo del Toro Starring: Sally Hawkins, Richard Jenkins, Michael Shannon, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer, Doug Jones Runtime: 2hr3min Rating: R The Shape of Water is a fantasy/drama set in the Cold War … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #3: The Shape of Water
"The only thing exciting about 2002 is that it's a palindrome." - Saorise Ronan as Christine "Lady Bird" McPherson, Lady Bird (2017) Dir: Greta Gerwig Starring: Saorise Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts, Lucas Hedges, etc. Runtime: 1hr33min Rating: R Lady Bird is a coming-of-age dramedy about a California teen in her senior year of high … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #4: Lady Bird
"There's no hiding from this, son. We have a job to do." - Mark Rylance as Mr. Dawson, Dunkirk (2017). Dir: Chris Nolan Starring: Mark Rylance, Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, Fionn Whitehead, James D’Arcy, Harry Styles, etc. Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 1hr 47min Dunkirk is a war film that utilizes three different perspectives (land, air, … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #5: Dunkirk
"I cannot start my day with a confrontation. I simply have no time for confrontations." - Daniel Day Lewis as Reynolds Woodcock, Phantom Thread (2017) Dir: Paul Thomas Anderson Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps, Lesley Manville Runtime: 2hr 10min Rating: R A period drama set in London during the 50's, Phantom Thread follows the turbulent … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #6: Phantom Thread
"I mean, I told you not to go in that house..." - Lil Rel Howery as Rod Williams, Get Out (2017) Dir: Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catherine Keener Runtime: 1hr43min Rating: R Get Out follows black photographer Chris Washington (Kaluuya) as he goes on a weekend trip to meet the … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #7: Get Out
"Nations which go down fighting rise again, and those that surrender tamely are finished." - Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill, Darkest Hour (2017) Dir. Joe Wright Starring: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Lily James, Stephen Dillane, Ben Mendelsohn, etc. Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 2hr 5min Darkest Hour is an exploration into the life of British Prime … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #8: Darkest Hour