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

‘La La Land’ Trailer: Emma Stone Sings Her Way Into Ryan Gosling’s Heart

In the year 2016, original, live-action musicals are pretty much extinct. In a way, romance films are too unless it’s also a comedy or there is at least one explosion. Leave it to Damien Chazelle – writer/director of Whiplash, 2014’s best film – to smash the two genres together, resurrecting them from the dead, with his… Read More ‘La La Land’ Trailer: Emma Stone Sings Her Way Into Ryan Gosling’s Heart