…bow down

On Sunday evening, just before Best Picture hit the fan, something wonderful happened. A whole new corner of the world discovered the wonder that is Olivia Colman as she won an Oscar for “The Favourite.” If you somehow missed her acceptance speech, don’t worry, I found it for you…

…find favor

Just like that, the final stop of our Best Picture marathon has arrived, crusaders. But what a finale this is. This journey ends among royalty (and those who aspire to royal proximity) in 18th century England with “The Favourite.” In a world divided by class and defined by propriety, the adherence to certain social expectations,…

…go it alone

Movie fans and hosting enthusiasts were dealt quite a blow this week as the Academy has (basically) confirmed there will be no host for the Oscars this year. Because we don’t get nice things anymore. Yes, even in a world full of perennial award show hosts (Hugh Jackman, Neil Patrick Harris, James Corden, Stephen Colbert…I’m…

…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…