…stay afloat

“Manchester by the Sea,” written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, is not a happy story, but, against all odds, it is a hopeful one. When we meet Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) he is living his life as a reclusive, surly handyman at an apartment complex in Boston. When he receives a call informing him that…

…Cast A Glow

The 89th  Academy Awards are just over a week away, which means it’s almost time for the 2WC’s annual countdown to the Oscars. Starting tomorrow, 2WC is celebrating all of this year’s nominees for Best Picture, and reviewing a new film each day leading up to the Academy Awards.

…review

Ready. Set. It’s go time for the 2017 Oscars marathon! This morning the 2017 Oscar Nominees were announced and you have your mission, movie lovers. Nine best picture nominees (holding back my opinion on this…for now), 33 days until Oscar Sunday, start planning accordingly. Hopefully, you have a bit of a headstart with a movie or…

…dare to dream

Happy Oscars Eve! We’ve made it through our best pics marathon, so now all that’s left to do is patiently wait for the big event to arrive. We recognize that not everyone has the time to stay on top of their nominated film viewing. With just over 24 hours until showtime, it’s time to make…

…keep scrolling

If you’ve always wished the Oscars felt more like a 24-hours news-cycle, then you’re in luck. Acceptance speeches will now include a “Thank You Scroll” at the bottom of the screen.

…Change Your Stripes

In case you missed it yesterday, the 2016 Oscar nominees have been announced. Which means that the annual conversation about the lack of diversity has begun. It’s not exactly surprising that this year’s nominees are once again, predominantly white (and that’s putting it kindly). As far as I know, there wasn’t a coup this past…