2020 Oscar Nominations & Narratives

2020 Oscar Small Talk Conversation Pieces

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…

The 5 Most Heartbreaking Oscar Speeches of the 21st Century

The 90th Academy Awards are this Sunday at 8 PM EST on Disney’s ABC and it’s my favourite award show of the year because it’s the one people make the most fuss about. The pre-show Red Carpet looks are as stunning as the performances, everything and everyone is at the top of their game, except…

The Efficient Procedural; Prisoners Review

Director: Dennis Villeneuve (Incendies, Polytechnique) Writer: Aaron Guzkowski (Contraband) Cinematographer: Roger Deakins (Skyfall) Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Production Budget: $46 million Release Date: Friday, September 20th, 2013 Running Time: 2 hours and 26 minutes Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Paul Dano, and Melissa Leo Plot: Two children go missing…