…Question

It’s been an interesting Oscar season, to say the least.  There have been a bunch of encouraging firsts and a few head-scratching steps backward. While we could go on about the off-screen drama (and we have), tonight is about the films. It’s about their power to entertain, enlighten, and make us question. We would argue…

…dive in

To say there was pressure for this latest iteration of “A Star is Born,” would be a gross understatement. Since the project was first announced, many have wondered what in the world Bradley Cooper’s version of this story (yes, he directed and co-wrote the screenplay) would look like. When Lady Gaga was brought on board,…

…get on with the show

Today we sit on the edge of another Oscars Countdown, crusaders. Tomorrow, the spotlight will shine on this year’s Best Picture nominees, but before diving into the most lauded films of the year, I wanted to take a moment for all the other movies out there, and more importantly, the people who love them. Because…

…Keep on Fighting

Welcome to Monday. In case you weren’t aware, we now live in a world where “Bohemian Rhapsody” won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Drama. In case that isn’t hitting quite as hard as it should, let me remind you it beat the favorite “A Star is Born”, the Spike Lee film “BlacKkKlansman”,…

…round ’em up

Happy Golden Globes Sunday! Today we all celebrate our shared love of movies, television, and the many (many) differing opinions on both. Of course, it’s those differences that make the world of entertainment exciting. They’re what make the same film or series a completely different experience for each and every person. They’re what make storytelling a…

…Rise

From the first moment of Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, “A Star is Born,” you know it’s going to be a wild ride. Jackson Maine (played by Cooper), a music artist straight out of a bygone era downs his drug addiction with a tall glass of alcoholism before staggering on to stage in front of a…