…Question

It’s been an interesting Oscar season, to say the least.  There have been a bunch of encouraging firsts and a few head-scratching steps backward. While we could go on about the off-screen drama (and we have), tonight is about the films. It’s about their power to entertain, enlighten, and make us question. We would argue…

…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,…

…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…

…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…