Mini Oscars Reaction 2021

(I usually just jot down my reactions whole watching the Oscars, and this year was no different.... EXCEPT I FORGOT TO POST THIS ON MONDAY. LOL. So here it is many days late.) Ugh, Carey Mulligan's dress. 😍 Gorgeous. Well, the setting is pretty! I actually saw all the short films except documentary this year … Continue reading Mini Oscars Reaction 2021

2020 Oscar Snubs

I didn't have time to write out my Best Picture Countdown this year (just know that my top 3 were Little Women, JoJo Rabbit, and Parasite, not necessarily in that order, and The Irishman is last) so here's my list of Oscar Snubs instead. The Peanut Butter Falcon / Shia LeBeouf It's almost heartbreaking that … Continue reading 2020 Oscar Snubs

Best Picture Countdown #1: The Favourite

"I have sent for some lobsters. I thought we could race them and then eat them." - Olivia Colman as Queen Anne in The Favourite (2018) Of all eight films nominated for Best Picture at the 91st Academy Awards, Yorgos Lanthimos's semi-ridiculous period dramedy The Favourite impressed me the most. A thrilling combination of absurd … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #1: The Favourite

Best Picture Countdown #3: Roma

"We are alone. No matter what they tell you, we women are always alone." - Marina de Tavira as SofĂ­a in Roma (2018) Alfonso CuarĂłn's semi-autobiographical drama Roma has become the Awards season darling over the last few months, racking up heaps of praise from critics and audiences alike - though many viewers never had … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #3: Roma

Best Picture Countdown #4: A Star is Born

"Music is essentially twelve notes between any octave. Twelve notes and the octave repeats. It's the same story told over and over. All the artist can offer the world is how they see those twelve notes." - Sam Elliott as Bobby Maine in A Star is Born (2018) Early into awards-speculation season, Bradley Cooper's highly-anticipated directorial debut … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #4: A Star is Born

Best Picture Countdown #5: Black Panther

“In times of crisis, the wise build bridges, while the foolish build barriers. We must find a way to look after one another as if we were one single tribe." - Chadwick Boseman as T'Challah in Black Panther (2018) In a world where audiences are growing weary of superhero movies in spite of their box … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #5: Black Panther

Best Picture Countdown #6: Green Book

"You never win with violence. You only win when you maintain your dignity." - Mahershala Ali as Don Shirley in Green Book (2018) Several of this year's Best Picture Oscar nominees have endured significant scrutiny and controversy, and the Peter Farrelly helmed Green Book, which depicts the relationship between African American pianist Don Shirley and … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #6: Green Book