Tags » Oscar Watch

6 Degrees: Friday Flix

Lately, I’ve been talking about the problems in the Oscar broadcast, as well as the mentality of the entire Academy of Motion Pictures. Other problems are cited this week in a piece from… 764 more words

Oscar Watch

The Night Bonnie & Clyde shut down the Oscars

After last night’s mix up at the Academy Awards for Best Picture, it illustrates the perfect metaphor for the type of arrested development mentality that has gone into the entire short-sighted thinking of the Academy virtually since its inception. 1,190 more words

Oscar News: Part II

I rarely agree with Joe Scarborough(from “Morning Joe”) on anything, but this morning I did.

The films of 2017 that are up for Oscars are, for the most part, films that would have been considered good, solid, “Indie”films and they wouldn’t have gotten as much press in other years. 439 more words

Lion: Powerful Self Discovery

This is Part Nine of my 2017 Oscar Watch where I watch all of the Best Picture nominees in the weeks running up to the Academy Awards. 311 more words

Film

Fences: Swing and a Miss

This is Part Eight of my 2017 Oscar Watch where I watch all of the Best Picture nominees in the weeks running up to the Academy Awards. 478 more words

Film

6 Degrees: Oscar News

Oscar Season is here. This year, the nominees are: (Should I be like Letterman’s old line, “Ah, who cares…?”) But no, there are some good solid films on the list for 2017.   1,198 more words

Capsule Review: Hidden Figures

 

Some parts of this film could be mistaken for a feel-good Hallmark movie. It’s got some good actors, notably Octavia Spenser (up for Best Supporting Actress) and Kevin Costner, who is surprisingly  198 more words