The 2018 Oscars That Were

The 90th Academy Awards marked change in the air, but the Academy of old suitably shouted ‘This Is Me’. By: William Hume [To every young filmmaker] This is the door. Kick it open and come in. – Guillermo del Toro, Academy Award Winning Director/ Producer of The Shape of Water  Watching this year’s Academy Awards, I…

Historic Oscar Nominations Mostly Get it Right

Official Oscar nominations were announced this morning and my second favourite movie of the year and pick to win Best Pic ‘Three Billboards’ received 7 nominations (Picture, Screenplay, Actress, Supporting Actor x2, Score, Editing) while my favourite movie of the year Blade Runner 2049 received 5 nominations in the technical categories and did not bubble up to…

A Perfect and Backlash-Free Choice Oscar Nomination List

Although actual nominations won’t be in until Tuesday I added a mix of predicted favourites and personal choices of mine for wishful thinking purposes. Read to get some sort of context and personal filter on what to expect and hope for come January 23rd for the 90th Annual Academy Awards. Best Picture Blade Runner 2049…

REVIEW: The Pricey, Oversized, and Slightly Tense ‘All The Money In The World’ is the kind of film J. Paul Getty would have made

Director: Ridley Scott (Alien Covenant, The Martian, American Gangster) Writer: David Scarpa (The Last Castle, The Day the Earth Stood Still [2008]) Based on the book “Painfully Rich” by John Pearson Starring: Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, Christopher Plummer, and Charlie Plummer. Plot: After the grandson of the richest man in the history of the world is kidnapped…