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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” – Movie Review

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” dir. Martin McDonagh After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town’s revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother’s […]

What’s New in Theaters (11/10/17): “Murder on the Orient Express,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” and More…

There are two new wide release films opening this weekend as well as two movies opening in limited release, including Kenneth Branagh’s star-studded adaptation of “Murder on the Orient Express,” the Will Ferrell/Mark Wahlberg sequel, “Daddy’s Home 2,” Joachim Trier’s twisted Norwegian film, “Thelma,” and Martin McDonaugh’s festival favorite, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Let’s […]

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 8: “Molly’s Game,” “Thelma,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” “The Upside”

Day 8 was real good! Saw some pleasant surprises as well as revisiting one of my favorite films of the year. Films include Aaron Sorkin’s “Molly’s Game,” Joachim Trier’s “Thelma,” Martin McDonaugh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” and Neil Burger’s “The Upside.” Here we go!