(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
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
"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
"I just want to leave you, sisters and brothers, with these last words. If I am not for myself, who will be? If I am for myself alone, who am I? If not now, when? And if not you, who? We need an undying love for black people, wherever we may be. All power to … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #2: BlackKklansman
“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
"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
"This is when the operatic section comes in." - Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Bringing up the rear in my Best Picture countdown is the Queen/Freddie Mercury biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, directed by *redacted* and Dexter Fletcher. It's earned a boatload of money all over the world and is both a visual … Continue reading Best Picture Countdown #8: Bohemian Rhapsody
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!
"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