WAKE UP! IT’S TIME TO BLITZ! – 94th Academy Award Nominations

The moment has come at last. After a truncated year of eligibility, way too much hype for remakes, and for some reason a "documentary" about Billie Eilish, it is time to finally announce this year's nominees for the Academy Awards. I was up early (but not bright) at 5am Pacific Time to watch and react … Continue reading WAKE UP! IT’S TIME TO BLITZ! – 94th Academy Award Nominations

Mercurial Rising – The Worst Person in the World

Norway's Oscar entry, The Worst Person in the World, represents the inevitable shifts along life's journey, both through its main character and its director. This is the third film in Joachim Trier's acclaimed "Oslo Trilogy," which also includes 2006's Reprise and 2011's Oslo, August 31st, so in a meta sense, this last entry is the … Continue reading Mercurial Rising – The Worst Person in the World