Month: September 2016

The Academy Got It Wrong? – Motion Picture Thoughts #9

Academy Analysis 2016

This edition of Academy Analysis covers every Best Picture Winner since the 63rd ceremony (March 1991), ending with the 88th ceremony (February 2016).

So, one of the things I want to do in Motion Picture Thoughts is to really highlight the Academy Awards. I watch it every year. I obsess over nominees. I’m just incredibly intrigued by the Oscars. So, a couple of months ago, I decided to write about the best picture winners at the Oscars. In the future, I may focus on another award. (more…)

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Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination

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When I woke up today, I was informed that about a week ago, I was nominated for a Sunshine Blogger Award by Monday Morning Movie Quarterback. So, thank you very much, buddy! He and I had some great discussions about the Raimi Spider-Man films recently, and it’s great to hear that he enjoyed those discussions as well.

Okay, so, for the first ten minutes, or so, after I was notified of the nomination’s existence I was left wondering what a Sunshine Blogger Award was. Basically – it seems – that it’s a way for bloggers to give you a ‘pat on the back’ for the creative and positive writing you’ve done.
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REVIEW: Lethal Weapon – “Pilot”

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The following is a quick episode review of FOX’s Lethal Weapon. Available in Denmark on Viaplay.

In the pilot episode of FOX’s new buddy cop action-comedy show Lethal Weapon, a fifty-year old police officer – Roger Murtaugh (played by Damon Wayans) – must partner-up with a depressed ‘loose cannon’ with a death wish – Martin Riggs (played by Clayne Crawford). (more…)

REVIEW: Easy – Season One (2016)

Release Poster - Netflix

Release Poster – Netflix

The following is a quick review of the Netflix Original Series Easy.

Easy is the newest Netflix original series to binge-watch, and it comes from mumblecore filmmaker Joe Swanberg, who is known best for his 2013 relationship-drama Drinking Buddies starring Jake Johnson, Olivia Wilde, and Anna Kendrick.
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Reaction to the 68th Primetime Emmys – Testing Television #6

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In this month’s Testing Television, I’m focusing on the big categories of the 68th Primetime Emmys. Since this is an Emmy special I won’t be going over television news, but the spotlight television show is a true Emmy darling, and the first animated show I’m writing about in spotlight! (more…)

REVIEW: Grimsby (2016)

Release Poster - Columbia Pictures

Release Poster – Columbia Pictures

The following is a quick review of Louis Leterrier’s Grimsby.

Grimsby is the newest gross-out comedy starring Sascha Baron Cohen. Louis Leterrier – known for his work in the Transporter-franchise and with The Incredible Hulk-solo film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe – directed this action-comedy, but it won’t go on his highlight reel. Though I’m a fan of some of Cohen’s work, Grimsby goes too far. (more…)