Listen Up: Here’s How The Academy Awards Can Improve (And Future Nominee Candidates)

To Academy CEO Bill Kramer and President Janet Yang. What’s more exciting? An actual Best Performance acting race between Michelle Yeoh and Cate Blanchett which Yeoh deservingly won? Or the Academy door prize prematurely celebrating whose career is more over between Jamie Lee Curtis and Angela Bassett? It’s ridiculous because that’s what it feels like…

Film Recommendations: The Best Films of 2022

10. Prey (20th Century Studios – Disney Plus) Director: Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane) Going back to basics reversed the downslide this series was starting on after Shane Black’s misstep┬áThe Predator, and it performed so well at 93% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 71 on Metacritic. The only way it could have done better was…

Denis Villeneuve Offers a Rock-Solid ‘Dune’ to the Masses

It’s funny to me how much fear vibrated through the sands ever since the first frame of this movie was released. Dune is based on a 1965 book and subsequent book series. It has quite the fanbase. A 1984 film adaptation from David Lynch and Dino DeLaurentis failed critically and financially. This version’s distributor and…

Quibi Obituary

  I would have liked to see what amateurs could have done with this format, the sort of YouTubers who put YouTube on the map before it got corporatized. Quibi is coming from the opposite direction. Introducing amateurs would have left it so much to gain. Its an exemplary reason why it failed because it…

Mulan is ‘Trite Shite’

3 redeeming qualities of Mulan: The Aspect Ratio, the cool witch makeup, and the casting of Tzi Ma as the father who adds decency to a film that doesn’t offer much. Out of all the Disney remakes, the only one I really like is Cinderella. Rebuilding a 65 year old film whose politics and motivations…