Two years ago, a short film director contacted me with a comment on the blog. He hoped that I would find the time to have a look at his latest short film. And even though I didn’t — and still don’t — review short films, I did find the time to watch his short film. It was discussed in the first-ever ‘Short Film Spotlight,’ within which I also discussed another short film that I really enjoyed from a filmmaker who had approached me on Reddit. Now, in 2019, both filmmakers have reached out to me again, so, I thought I should give my readers an update on their careers by writing about their latest short films. Continue reading “Short Film Spotlight: The Follow-Up”
Wednesday – February 13th, 2019 – was really tough to live through. Yesterday, my family and I said our goodbyes to our beloved dog, Deus. We had him for eleven years, but yesterday, just a few days after he and his brother’s birthday, was his last day with us. Now he’s up skateboarding (that’s an inside joke, of sorts), chasing balls, and barking with our other lost loved ones in heaven. Continue reading “I’ll never forget you, Deus”
I should have my reaction article ready for you soon, but you probably won’t be ready for how frustrated I am. But until then, feast your eyes on the complete nominations list for the 91st Academy Awards.
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I should have my reaction article ready for you soon. But until then, feast your eyes on the complete nominations list for the 72nd BAFTA Film Awards.
Continue reading “72nd BAFTA Film Awards: Complete Winners List”
I should have my reaction article ready for you in a couple of hours. But until then, feast your eyes on the complete list of winners at the 76th Golden Globe Awards. Here are the winners that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association decided to recognize with little golden trophies. Continue reading “76th Golden Globe Awards: Complete Winners List”
During an interview with the Film Stage, actor Ethan Hawke discussed the quality of superhero movies and went on to disagree with the notion that Logan is a great film. In this Special Features-article, I want to discuss his quotes and give my own opinion about the Hawke quote and quotes like them. Continue reading “Ethan Hawke Doesn’t Think LOGAN Is A Great Film – Special Features #29”
I imagine that AMPAS President John Bailey is currently doing his best Gob Bluth impression in his living room and saying “I’ve made a huge mistake.” Cut to black, roll credits, and play Simon & Garfunkel’s The Sound of Silence, because the fact of the matter is that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just made a lot of people mad. Continue reading “Did The Academy Just Ruin the Oscars Ceremony? – Special Features #27”