Sidney Poitier: “One of Hollywood’s Greatest Legends.”                The Power of HOPE: One person can change the world by giving people HOPE! Washington, Lincoln, Martin Luther King Jr. , Mandela, Mother Teresa, Malala                2021 CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS                78th Venice International Film Festival                "Parallel Mothers" by Pedro Almodóvar. Starring Penelope Cruz                Cannes: 2021 Film Winners                "PIG" Starring Nicolas Cage                Casanova, Last Love                Paper Birds Starring Edward Norton                “BELLE” makes WORLD debut CANNES                The Duke: Starring Jim Broadbent and Helen Mirren                All The Streets Are Silent                The Official Selection 2021 of the Festival de Cannes                Borderlands: The infamous treasure hunter Lilith played by Cate Blanchett                SHEPHERD: The Story of a Jewish Dog        


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A Guide To Watching The Oscar Nominees Before The Big Night

Now that the Academy Award nominations have been announced, for many, the task becomes checking the films themselves out. Only some of us are Oscar buffs who see everything well in advance. Hell, plenty of folks don’t even have access to most of the movies until around now. So, it’s[...]

Academy Award Nominations Finally Announced!

It was longer than usually, but at long last, the Oscar nominations are here. The field was led this year by Mank, scoring ten citations, with a number of films next in line. More to come, but for now, why not just get right to the good stuff, no? The[...]

USC Scripter Award Goes To “Nomadland”

Last night, the 33rd Annual USC Libraries Scripter Awards were held (virtually, and on my birthday, no less). There, the film Nomadland and the limited series The Queen’s Gambit were honored. Movie-wise, Nomadland taking this prize, given to screenwriter Chloé Zhao and author Jessica Bruder, sets the flick up as[...]

The Global Box Office Champ Is “Avatar” Once Again

Well, the box office has barely been building back up, and yet we have some major news. This weekend, the all-time global box office champion is about to change again. Back in 2009, James Cameron’s Titanic set the record, which had stood for a decade, until 2019, when Avengers: Endgame[...]

41st Razzie Nominations Announced

As we await the Academy Award nominations, the Golden Raspberry Awards have chimed in with their own set of nominees. The Razzies, as they’re known, supposedly celebrate the worst in cinema each year. Of course, they rarely actually cite anything more than the easy targets, so the 41st ceremony is[...]

The Academy Shows Off Its Oscar Poster!

With the Academy Award nominations coming bright and early on Monday morning and voting wrapping up, it’s the calm before the storm. Still, the Academy has a little treat to share with us today, showing off the Key Art for the impending ceremony. Not only that, they’ve posted a fair[...]

ASC Nominees Revealed!

Earlier today, the American Society of Cinematographers revealed their nominations, hoping to clear up who might be Oscar nominees next week. Well, they definitely confirmed that Erik Messerschmidt, Phedon Papamichael, Joshua James Richards, and Dariusz Wolski are very likely to hear their names called on Monday morning. As for the[...]

BAFTA, DGA, And PGA Nominees Announced!

The last 24 hours have seen some major moves in the awards season, coming on the heels of the Golden Globes. After the Producers Guild announced yesterday, today brought the BAFTA nominations, as well as the DGA nominees. With all that to share, we should just get to it. Yes,[...]

Critics Choice Awards Give Carey Mulligan, “Nomadland”, And More Big Wins

Last night, the 26th annual Critics Choice Awards were held (virtually), somewhat putting a bow on the critics phase of the precursor season. Full disclosure, I’m a voting member of the Critics Choice Association, but most of you knew that already. So, what did CCA do? They went big for[...]

The Critics Choice Awards Are Tonight!

Ladies and gentlemen, tonight the Critics Choice Awards will be airing on the CW. Last year, I was in attendance as a first time voter and newfound member of the Critics Choice Association (formerly the Broadcast Film Critics Association), adding another level of excitement to the whole endeavor. Tonight, I’ll[...]