Back Row Thoughts – Blitz Catch-Up, Part 2

The official Blitz starts tomorrow with a breakdown of the Documentary Feature category. However, we still have a few more movies to watch to actually be able to complete coverage. A couple days ago I posted Part 1 of this nine film mini-marathon, and now it's time for Part 2. Three more films to take … Continue reading Back Row Thoughts – Blitz Catch-Up, Part 2

The 2nd Annual Oscs – Celebrating the Best (and Worst) of 2019 so far!

The Year of Our Ford 2019 is halfway complete, and so far the tally for me is 48 movies, one off the pace I had set by this point last year. Unlike last year, however, 2019 has been a decided step back in terms of cinema quality. There aren't too many great films, and most … Continue reading The 2nd Annual Oscs – Celebrating the Best (and Worst) of 2019 so far!

Don’t Get Stoned, Stay Woke – Smallfoot

Released by Warner Animation Group and voiced by a cast of A-listers, the new cartoon,¬†Smallfoot begins with an interesting concept - Yetis encountering humans as the stuff of legend, not the other way around - throws in a moral thread about questioning authority and encouraging self-discovery, and teaches lessons about acceptance and abandoning old prejudices. … Continue reading Don’t Get Stoned, Stay Woke – Smallfoot