What I Watched, What You Watched #128

What I Watched, What You Watched #128

Well, with the festival scene finally completed, and the pop culture world finally at peace (for now), I’ve finally had a chance to watch more movies and TV! That’s right, I’ve managed to get out to the theater, make some rentals, and quietly...

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Wins Audience Award At TIFF

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Wins Audience Award At TIFF

Every year, it seems like the Oscar race gets crazier and crazier. Last year, we had the insane battle between Roma and Green Book that saw the very new competing with the very old. And this year, TIFF looks to shake things up once again by...

TIFF Reactions: What People Are Saying About ‘Just Mercy,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ ‘Knives Out,’ And More

TIFF Reactions: What People Are Saying About ‘Just Mercy,’ ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ ‘Knives Out,’ And More

Well, folks, it’s time. We’re finally in the thick of it. With Venice and Telluride now firmly behind us, it’s time to turn our gaze North, as the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival begins to wind down, and we have a moment to slow down...

“Wednesday” Listicles: Top Ten ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Episodes

“Wednesday” Listicles: Top Ten ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Episodes

Twenty years ago, a seminal event in children’s programming hit the airwaves. On par with Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Rugrats, and The Looney Tunes, this sensation took over pop culture in a daring tour-du-force, providing Bugs Bunny-esque shenanigans...

‘Joker’ Wins Top Prize In A Controversial 76th Venice Film Festival

‘Joker’ Wins Top Prize In A Controversial 76th Venice Film Festival

Well…that was an interesting conclusion to the Venice Film Festival. After praise and expected awards for Ad Astra, Ema, Saturday Fiction, The Truth, and especially Marriage Story, all of these films went ignored as the Jury instead opts to give...

The Best Of Telluride And Venice: A Critical/Oscar Roundup

The Best Of Telluride And Venice: A Critical/Oscar Roundup

It’s that time of year, folks! When critics much higher than me get invites to Venice and Colorado to see some of the year’s hottest commodities before anyone else, as well as spark Oscar buzz not only for us pundits, but for Academy members...