…conclude

It’s here, crusaders! Oscar Sunday is here! It’s been quite the journey and if the history of this award season has taught us anything, it’s far from over. This year, Jimmy Kimmel gets a chance at hosting redemption, and the Oscars get a chance at changing its image in the midst of a transformational awards season….

…take flight

I hate to be too hyperbolic as I head into my final best picture review of this 2018 Oscar season, but to say that “Lady Bird” spoke to my soul would not be an overstatement. This story, written and directed by Greta Gerwig, tells the tale of Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson (Saoirse Ronan), a senior…

…A New Take

It’s the first weekend of the Oscar viewing season. To those who’ve been holding off on seeing any Oscar contenders, you’ve got your work cut out for you. Before you lock yourself in your Academy Awards’ bunker for the next few days (or weeks), I thought I’d take a moment for a few of this…

…reflect

Happy Golden Globes Sunday! The time has arrived for us to put forth our predictions. Hollywood’s biggest party will have a decidedly sterner tone than usual as actresses (and we expect most actors too) will take to the red carpet in black in recognition and support of #MeToo and #TimesUp. While quickly scanning the nominees,…

…shed some light

Yesterday, the 2017 Golden Globe nominations were announced, and while there were the usual discussions of surprises and snubs, one particular oversight stung a little bit more than usual. That’s of course because this isn’t just the kickoff of the forthcoming awards season, it’s also the first round of Hollywood nominations since the ongoing chorus of…