…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,…

…Come Into Power

Marvel has become a master of creating worlds and universes, but in “Black Panther” they have gone a step further. They’ve sparked a movement, a cinematic revolution that has spilled out over the edges of the screen and flooded the real world. The power of that movement became very clear when this year’s Oscar nominees…

…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…

…get reel

With just over two weeks to go until the Oscars, it’s time to get serious about viewing. I know not everyone is going to have the time or desire to see even all the Best Picture films, let alone all the nominated movies. So, today I thought I’d make some recommendations so we can all…

…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…