…Be Unpredictable

Happy Oscar Sunday! Or as it may come to be known, La La Landpalooza. While tonight’s results may seem set in stone until those envelopes are opened all the nominees are still potential winners…and who knows there may even be some surprises. Right now we can all relish in the unknown, and remember that the…

…Make Contact

From the outside, director Denis Villenueve’s “Arrival” appears to be a blockbuster film. A global alien invasion and two leads who’ve starred in competing comic book franchise films screams popcorn flick. A closer look reveals a complex tale that’s not about humanity’s demise, but its salvation. The film opens with a different kind of arrival than you…

…Get Reel

Welcome to weekend one of four (and a half) leading up to this year’s Oscar nominees for Best Picture. With the nominees announced this past Tuesday, that makes this your first weekend where you’re not just guessing who the nominees will be. With nine nominated films, that means you have to knock out at least two per…