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The Best of the First Two Thirds of 2016

As we wrap up August and charge headfirst into September, I wanted to sort of put a bow on everything that’s come before the impending fall festival season. That way, it could focus us clearly on the awards contenders to come, all the while remembering the hopefuls from the parts[...]

The Best of the First Half of 2016

Time just freaking flies, doesn’t it? We’re now in July and officially in the second half of the year, which means one thing…it’s time for my mid year look at the best of the first half! As of today, July 1st, I’ve seen only a movie or two below the[...]

“Everybody Wants Some″ and “Sing Street”: The Best of the First Third of 2016

Wow! Is the year moving quickly or is it just me? With it now being May, we’ve officially finished up with the first third of the calendar. As such, I wanted to once again highlight the best of the year so far, consisting of my top ten and various awards[...]

“Deadpool″ and “Everybody Wants Some”: The Best of the First Quarter of 2016

Much like I said around this time last year…time flies. Believe it or not, we’re now three full months into the 2016 movie calendar, which means we’re literally a quarter of the way through the film slate for the year. That got me thinking about what the best of the[...]

“Zoolander 2”: Ten Movies to see in February

Folks, with the Academy Awards still a few weeks away, we can momentarily take a look at something else for the day. What is that, you may ask? Well, today is a look at what else movie theaters will have playing throughout this month, besides the obvious Oscar hopefuls. I[...]

“Where to Invade Next” represents one of Michael Moore’s best documentaries yet

I know I’m not alone in saying that the coming of a new Michael Moore documentary is a bit of a cinematic event. Even though Where to Invade Next had an Oscar qualifying run last year, one that sadly didn’t result in an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary Feature,[...]

Hollywood Contenders – The Best Documentary Feature short list reduces the Oscar hopefuls to 15

Last night, the short list for Best Documentary Feature was revealed, whittling down the field of contenders to just 15. As always, there were some obvious picks and some surprises (both in terms of what was chosen and what wasn’t), but I think the overall list is pretty strong now.[...]

124 Documentaries will contend for Oscar nominations this year

As is always the case around this time of year, the Academy has given us a hint as to what’s eligible for nominations in certain categories. Today, I have the recently released list of eligible contenders in Best Documentary Feature to share with you all. There’s 124 docs in total[...]

Michael Moore’s “Where to Invade Next”: Looking at potential Best Documentary Feature contenders

Ahoy there folks! For my final installment of the annual category/contender rundown, I’m finishing up by again moving on from the big eight categories and taking a look now at one of the in betweens, or as I call them “mini-majors”. This time, that happens to be the rarely boring[...]

“The Big Short”: An October Oscar predictions update

Happy Friday friends! It’s not only the end of the week, but the beginning of the month of October as well, so obviously it’s time for a new set of Academy Award predictions. It’ll be an interesting new set as well, considering the things that I’ve seen since last time.[...]