Best Picture Countdown #6: Phantom Thread

“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 turbulentContinue reading “Best Picture Countdown #6: Phantom Thread”

Best Picture Countdown #7: Get Out

“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 theContinue reading “Best Picture Countdown #7: Get Out”

Best Picture Countdown #9: The Post

“If we don’t hold them accountable, who will?” – Tom Hanks as Ben Bradlee, The Post (2017) Based on the true story of the controversial revelation and handling of the confidential Pentagon Papers, which detail the United States’ involvement in the Vietnam War, Steven Spielberg’s 2017 film The Post follows Washington Post heiress Katharine GrahamContinue reading “Best Picture Countdown #9: The Post”

Stream of Consciousness OSCARS Reaction

Instead of writing up a proper review/reflection for the Oscars for this week’s post, I’ve decided to post my (mostly) unfiltered thoughts as they pop into my head – more a “stream of consciousness” type babble with some minor structure than an official reaction. If you follow me on twitter, you may know that IContinue reading “Stream of Consciousness OSCARS Reaction”