The calendar has finally turned over, and of course, because we just can't have nice things, the universe decided to take Betty White out at the last fucking minute. But anyway, the official book has closed on 2021, a year where we almost, kinda, sort of got back to something resembling normal, only for the … Continue reading The Best (and Worst) of 2021
We've reached the final stage of the pre-Blitz with today's announcement of 10 shortlists for specialty categories for next year's Oscars. And as always, there are some truly baffling decisions made by the individual branches to go along with the more logical ones. From here on out it's nothing but hunting and viewing as I … Continue reading Your Dis is on My List – 94th Academy Award Shortlists!
The sports biopic is one of the most formulaic subgenres in all of film. An absolute metric fuck ton of these movies follow a certain path, with initial success, slumps, redemption arcs, and a healthy dose of doubters, some of them outright racist if the protagonist is a minority. So when it was announced that … Continue reading Holding Court – King Richard