FINAL Oscar Predictions 2018

Awards season is finally coming to a close this weekend with the 90th Annual Academy Awards. The voting has now concluded and we’ll know in just a few short days the winners of Hollywood’s biggest prize. Figured this would be one last time to put in my predictions for what will end up winning this […]

Top 25 Romance Films of the 21st Century

It’s Valentine’s Day today! Can’t think of a better day to talk about some of the great modern romance films we have. Romance films come in many different forms whether they be comedies, dramas, sci-fi, or animated. So let’s jump right in with the twenty-five best romance films to have been released since the year […]

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 […]

90th Academy Award Nomination Predictions

The 90th Annual Academy Award nominees are to be announced on Tuesday morning at 8:22am EST/5:22 am PST. Before the big day comes, I thought it would be fun for me to share my predictions for what will end up being nominated, the films and performances that could potentially surprise, and what should be considered […]

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 […]

Top 24 Best Films of 2017

2017 has come to a close and there’s been a ton of outstanding films throughout the year. The films have been so outstanding that it was tough to compile a┬ábest of the year list that didn’t include films like “A Fantastic Woman,” “The Incredible Jessica James,” “Logan Lucky,” “Split,” “Win It All,” “Wind River,” and […]

“The Shape of Water” – Movie Review

“The Shape of Water,” dir. Guillermo Del Toro An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified […]

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 6: “First Reformed,” “A Fantastic Woman,” “The Shape of Water”

Sorry for the delay on this post, but let’s get ready to go down day 6! I got to catch Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed,” Sebasti├ín Lelio’s “A Fantastic Woman,” and finally Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Shape of Water.”