The Academy Award nominations came out today to the usual groans and sighs. I understand that not all of our favorite films will garner an Oscar nomination, but it’s always a little disappointing when you finally see the finalized list. Thus, putting the nail in the coffin of our little films that could. Once again, … Continue reading 2020 OSCAR NOMINATIONS: SNUBS, SURPISES, AND DISAPPOINTMENTS
“Criminal lawyers see bad people at their best, divorce lawyers see good people at their worst” Divorce is an often popular subject when it comes to film. You can take a look at Kramer vs Kramer, or Ingmar Bergman’s, Scenes from a Marriage. Or if you want something a little more lighthearted, you can pop … Continue reading REVIEW: MARRIAGE STORY (2019)
“You're not a Nazi, Jojo. You're a ten-year-old kid who likes dressing up in a funny uniform and wants to be part of a club.” Jojo Rabbit, inspired by the novel Caging Skies by Christine Leunens, tells the story about a young boy, who’s eager to become a high ranking young soldier in the Nazi … Continue reading REVIEW: JOJO RABBIT (2019)
“It's not about how much we lost. It's about how much we have left. We're the Avengers. We gotta finish this.” Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame completes the story that has been in the works for over a decade. With this final installment, Endgame says goodbye to some of the superheroes that we have fallen in love … Continue reading REVIEW: AVENGERS ENDGAME (2019)
The Jungle Book takes us on an adventure with a young boy named Mowgli, as he sets out for a man village, after his family of wolves is threatened by the vicious tiger, Shere Khan. I must say, before starting this review, I wasn’t too keen on seeing The Jungle Book. This movie was going … Continue reading REVIEW: THE JUNGLE BOOK
Does The Coen Brothers’ take on old Hollywood live up to their past achievements? Set in 1951, Hail, Caesar! centers around a studio “manager”, Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin), whose job it is to keep the actors in line as their constant personal lives force pictures to come to a standstill. Mannix a “devout” Catholic, or … Continue reading REVIEW: HAIL, CAESAR!