Month: December 2018

Top 10 Films Of 2018

For much of the back-half of 2018 I kept hearing people talk about what a great year it’s been for film and for the most part, I’ve been in disagreement with all of them. For my money, 2018 has felt more like a whiplash-inducing roller coaster of a year for film. I was largely disappointed

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2018: The Year of the Documentary

A lot of folks have been praising 2018 as a great year for movies. While I believe it’s been a solid year with some great movies, one thing is certain: it has been a phenomenal year for documentary film, both at the theaters and on streaming. But enough rhetoric, let’s take a gander at some

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2019 Academy Awards Shortlists

The shortlists for this year’s Academy Award nominations have been announced. No, these are not the official Oscar nominees, but these are the films that Academy members will have to vote from in each of these category. This marks the first year that all the shortlists have been announced at one time; however, for the

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2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations

The nominations for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards have been announced. If you are more concerned with the Oscars, then you might be interested in knowing a couple of things: 1.) The actors guild is the largest voting body of the Academy and, 2.) The actors guild decides the five nominees in each

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Movie Review– ‘Bumblebee’ (2018)

There is a scene in this movie where Hailee Steinfeld’s Charlie pulls a dusty tarp off a rusty yellow Volkswagen Beetle, who we know as Bumblebee. After a bit of TLC, she gets the old clunker up and running again. The entire scene I could not shake the not-so-subtle allegory for the current state of

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Jordan Peele’s New Film Gets Unsettling New Poster and Trailer Details

When Jordan Peele’s Get Out hit theaters, it quickly became one of the must-see films of 2017. Positive buzz kept the movie busy for weeks until it eventually became one of the most successful independent films ever made. It even went on to win Peele his first Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Since then Peele

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Movie Review– ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ (2018)

After sixteen years and six films, including a few reboots, you probably think you know everything there is to know about Spider-Man, huh? If so, I implore you to put away that notion and open yourself up to the distinct pleasure of experiencing Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The latest from Sony Animation represents some of

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