90th Academy Awards Nominations – My Thoughts

The nominees for the 90th Annual Academy Awards were announced yesterday morning and while a lot of the expected favorites performed extremely well, there were a ton of genuine surprises. “The Shape of Water” got 13 nominations, the most of any film this year, while “Phantom Thread,” “Darkest Hour,” and “The Post” managed to get […]

75th Golden Globe Awards (Film) Predictions

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards will be broadcasting live tonight at 8pm EST/5pm PST on NBC. Many of the major Oscar hopefuls are nominated for Best Picture including “Get Out,” “Lady Bird,” “The Shape of Water,” and “Call Me By Your Name.” Which ones are expected to take home those gold statues? Here I […]

November 2017 Films Ranked

Another month down, another ranked list. I saw 16 films released in November and, for the most part, it was a great month for movies. The only major release I missed that I wanted to catch was “Wonder,” especially after hearing such solid buzz. Still, November was filled with strong awards contenders so let’s get […]

What’s New in Theaters (11/17/17): “Justice League,” “Mudbound,” “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” and More…

One of the year’s most anticipated blockbusters, “Justice League,” opens this weekend, but that’s not the only movie coming out. In theaters, we have Stephen Chbosky’s “Wonder,” Sony Pictures Animation’s “The Star,” Dan Gilroy’s sophomore feature “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” Netflix is also releasing festival favorite from director Dee Rees, “Mudbound.” So let’s go more […]

Recap of TIFF 2017!

So it’s been a week since the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival has come to a close. It was a wild ride, but I got to see a lot of truly remarkable films, some surprising gems, and yes, some piles of trash. So I just wanted to take the time to do a recap of […]

TIFF 2017 Day 4: “mother!,” “Suburbicon,” “The Florida Project,” “Battle of the Sexes,” “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”

I had a very busy day 4! Saw a lot of big movies today including Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!,” George Clooney’s “Suburbicon,” Sean Baker’s “The Florida Project,” Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris’s “Battle of the Sexes,” and Dan Gilroy’s “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” Let’s get to it!