A couple years ago I got to briefly meet director David Lowery at a Q&A following his film, The Old Man & the Gun. As much as I enjoyed the film, I was captivated by Lowery's reverence for Robert Redford as an actor, and for the Western film genre that he was both deconstructing and … Continue reading It’s Not Easy Being Gawain – The Green Knight
Okay folks, this is it. The undercard has been officially filled out. Over the last 24 hours we've gotten the final film nominations for the Producers Guild of America, the Directors Guild of America, and the British Academy! These three ceremonies, which will take place over the next month, represent the last batch of major … Continue reading … And the Rest! – Nominations for PGA, DGA, and BAFTA Awards!
Now that the Golden Globes are out of the way, and Awards Season is in full swing, it's time for the rest of the minor ceremonies to announce their nominees. We've already had the Independent Spirit and SAG nods for a while, but in the last few days we've also accumulated announcements from the Writers … Continue reading Let the Undercard Bouts Begin! – Guild and BAFTA Nominees Announced
Today marks the release of the A-list loaded, highly marketed heist comedy, Ocean's 8, which I have already made clear that I will not see without a compelling reason, despite my girlfriend's pleas, because it comes off to me as a lazy spinoff of a remake that nobody asked for, and seems like just another excuse … Continue reading The Only Heist Movie You Should See This Weekend – American Animals