…cut it short

Short films can be a welcome reprieve from the three hour-long sagas (which are wonderful in their own right) that tend to grace the silver screens these days.  When you only have so many minutes to work with, you tend to make each one count. That can most definitely be said of each of these…

…hope that somethin’ better comes along

In case you haven’t noticed it’s award season in Tinseltown.  That means anticipation, speculation, and recitation of snubs. Regulars to the Crusade my recall a certain plea to the Academy last year, imploring that they allow the Muppets to perform their then nominated now Academy Award winning song during the telecast. It fell on deaf…

…anticipate

After a rocky technological start, the Oscar season is now in full swing.  The snubs, shocks, and speculation has already started flying and we’re in for weeks and weeks more of it. Once again, due to some kind of mathematical, statistical factor in the nomination process, there are only 9 nominees for  Best Picture, a…