Oscars 2019 showed that change has come to Tinseltown

(I apologize that this post is coming late but you know how life is!) Last Sunday was Academy Awards Night for Hollywood’s finest. All the stars were out, there was no host and all of the awards would be televised. Along with the diverse list of nominees, this had all the makings of a magicalContinue reading “Oscars 2019 showed that change has come to Tinseltown”

The 2019 Oscars Nominations

The 2019 Oscar Nominations are out, and everyone has an opinion. This blogger is included on that list. Now, I’m not throwing a fit over the nominations but I will admit that there are some surprises…and snubs. But we’ll get to that later.

Despite Criticism, a New Category at the Academy Awards is a Good Thing

The Academy Awards has been under criticism over the last few years for a variety of reasons. From opening up the Best Picture nominees to ten films to including diversity in the selection of award nominees, the awards have slowly but steadily grown with the current times. But one major gripe is the minimal mentioningContinue reading “Despite Criticism, a New Category at the Academy Awards is a Good Thing”

Beautiful and magical, ‘The Shape of Water’ is a serious Best Picture Contender

It’s January so all the movies that have Oscar potential are coming out to theaters everywhere after languishing in select theaters during the last few weeks of 2017. One movie in particular that is receiving rave reviews from critics and audiences alike is Guillermo del Toro’s dark fantasy, The Shape of Water. I went intoContinue reading “Beautiful and magical, ‘The Shape of Water’ is a serious Best Picture Contender”