What I Watched, What You Watched #13

What I Watched, What You Watched #13

I promised you a fuller week of movie watching, and I delivered. Not only did I watch three films for review-you can read Birth of a Nation and 13th here, and I’ll be posting The Accountant this Wednesday-but I watched six films on my own, with...

89th Academy Award Predictions: The Screenplays

89th Academy Award Predictions: The Screenplays

I don’t know about you, but my favorite races every year come from the Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay categories. I don’t really understand why that is, but maybe if I keep writing about it, I’ll figure it out. This year we...

89th Academy Award Predictions: Best Director

89th Academy Award Predictions: Best Director

Best Director is probably the weirdest award presented at the Oscars. If you do the job right, then it is impossible to see your handiwork. If you do the job wrong, then everyone sees your handiwork and blames you. So how do you award something...

89th Academy Awards Predictions: Best Picture

89th Academy Awards Predictions: Best Picture

Predicting the Oscars is a fool’s quest. Basically, you are attempting to guess the whims of a bunch of 70-year old white men who want to honor films about other white men who were important when they were children, while simultaneously...