Sneaky Sunday Post: OSCAR SNUBS!

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 →

Best Picture Countdown #1: Call Me By Your Name

"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 #4: Lady Bird

"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 #5: Dunkirk

"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 #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 the... Continue Reading →

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 Graham... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Call Me By Your Name (2017)

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 →

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