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
"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 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
"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 Graham … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #9: The Post
Dir. Luca Guadagnino Starring: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar, Esther Garrel, Victoire Du Bois Rating: R Runtime: 2hr 12min Spoiler level: Minor (some dialogue is revealed) Each year, I make an effort to see every Best Picture nominee for the Academy Awards, and was lucky enough to have time to see Luca … Continue reading Film Review: Call Me By Your Name (2017)