A 2018 Recap: The Best Of Lists That Never Were

A 2018 Recap: The Best Of Lists That Never Were

You may have noticed an annual staple of The Sacred Wall was conspicuously absent during the past year. You see, despite all intentions to finish my Best of 2018 lists from last year, forces outside my control – and oftentimes in my control –...

What I Watched, What You Watched #102

What I Watched, What You Watched #102

It’s been a crazy few weeks between the Oscars, the finalization of lists, and more here at the Sacred Wall. I’ve been mostly focused on finishing my Top Ten lists, but I did manage to get out to see a few of the big films in theaters, as well as...

Golden Globe Predictions: The Sacred Wall’s Beat The Guru Globe Competition

Golden Globe Predictions: The Sacred Wall’s Beat The Guru Globe Competition

Get ready to get smashed and start slurring, boys and girls, it’s time for the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards! Brought to you by Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh, the Golden Globes will be the kickoff to this year’s award season, as well as the time...

24th Critics Choice Award Nominations

24th Critics Choice Award Nominations

The Oscar race is now well underway as we have the nominees for the 24th Annual Critics Choice Awards! Once a respected critical alternative to the Oscars and Emmys, this film and television awards show has slowly morphed into an Oscar...

76th Golden Globe Nomination Predictions

76th Golden Globe Nomination Predictions

Tomorrow morning, the Golden Globes will announce their nominations for the 76th ceremony. And as we look down on the precipice of the next phase of Oscar nominations, I thought I’d take a quick look at predicting the booziest awards show in...

What I Watched, What You Watched #89

What I Watched, What You Watched #89

Man, what an eclectic week of movie watching I’ve had. While I’m still way behind on #31DaysOfHorror, I did manage to get in a few scary films. And most importantly, I managed to see three new films, all of which have reviews in the works: First...

Post-Festivals Oscar Update: Who’s Up, Who’s Down, And Who’s Breaking Free

Post-Festivals Oscar Update: Who’s Up, Who’s Down, And Who’s Breaking Free

With the Toronto International Film Festival wrapped up, officially closing the fall festival season, it’s time to take a quick look back on my previous Oscar predictions and give them a nice polishing. What films have been bolstered, what films...

A Venice And Telluride Update: What’s Big, What Tanked, And What Will Win Best Picture?

A Venice And Telluride Update: What’s Big, What Tanked, And What Will Win Best Picture?

Welcome to the Oscar race! That’s right: this past weekend, the Venice and Telluride film festivals kicked off, and considering the duo has crowned the eventual Best Picture for the past ten years, this seems like our best bet to follow along...