Oscar Diversity

The 2015 Oscars have come and gone. Congratulations to all the winners. DiCaprio finally got his Oscar. We had a back-to-back Best Director winner for the first time since 1950. And Spotlight became the first Best Picture winner to take home fewer than 3 total Oscars since 1952’s The Greatest Show on Earth. I went … Continue reading Oscar Diversity

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Prediction: 2015 Best Picture

This is the most unpredictable race in years. So many outstanding films. Nonetheless I will breakdown each nominee and my bold prediction for this year’s winner of Best Picture. And the nominees are... The Big Short The Big Short hits on all the right notes at all the right times. The subject matter was challenging … Continue reading Prediction: 2015 Best Picture

The Ones We’ll Leave Behind

As I’ve written before, my strange love affair with the Oscars began in 1994 with heartbreak and has evolved into an appreciation for the process and the films it brings to the forefront. Films that might otherwise get lost, buried beneath super heroes, dinosaurs and Jedis (all of which are awesome by the way) get … Continue reading The Ones We’ll Leave Behind