Top 10 Movies of 2017

These are not “the best”. They are simply my favorites. Some films I wish I had time to see: John Wick: Chapter 2, Raw, The Beguiled, A Ghost Story, Brigsby Bear, Good Time, Ingrid Goes West, Logan Lucky, The Florida Project, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Call Me By Your Name, The Disaster Artist, I, Tonya, The Post, Phantom Thread Honorable Mentions: 15. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 14. Colossal… Read More Top 10 Movies of 2017

Is The Academy Always Right? The ‘True’ Best Picture Winners Of The Last 23 Years

This year’s Academy Awards ceremony has come and gone, and another film (Moonlight, with a wild and well-deserved win) has walked away with the statuette named Oscar. This has happened 89 times now, beginning in 1927 when the film Wings took home the prize. The title of Best Picture is prestigious, an honor that is… Read More Is The Academy Always Right? The ‘True’ Best Picture Winners Of The Last 23 Years

Academy Awards: Only Time Can Tell A True Best Picture

My Fair Lady or Dr. Strangelove?  Rocky or Taxi Driver? Kramer vs. Kramer or Apocalypse Now? Dances with Wolves or Goodfellas? Forrest Gump or Pulp Fiction? Shakespeare in Love or Saving Private Ryan? The King’s Speech or The Social Network? Birdman or Boyhood? Spotlight or Mad Max: Fury Road? 2016’s Winner or…? Time and time again, the Academy Award Best Picture race ends in an upset. Based on the list above, you would think that at least Saving Private Ryan would have walked away with a trophy, right?… Read More Academy Awards: Only Time Can Tell A True Best Picture

Why Casting Sir Patrick Stewart As The Poop Emoji Is Actually Brilliant

Sir Patrick Stewart – an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, who was knighted in 2010 for services in drama; a renowned actor and thespian who we will forever remember as Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Professor Charles Xavier – has just signed on for his most pungent role yet. He has joined the… Read More Why Casting Sir Patrick Stewart As The Poop Emoji Is Actually Brilliant