The coming of spring is usually a joyous occasion. It starts getting warmer, baseball season begins, and we pretend that Daylight Saving Time is a thing that actually matters. Unfortunately, I'm in Los Angeles right now, and the phrase "Atmospheric River" has been a part of our lexicon for far too long. It's one thing … Continue reading This Film is Not Yet Watchable – April 2023
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Oscar Gold 2018 – Best Supporting Actress
There's a lot of interesting history associated with this award. Most famously, Hattie McDaniel's win for her role in Gone with the Wind made her the first black performer to take home an Oscar. We've also seen youth get rewarded, as both Tatum O'Neal and Anna Paquin won as children. And of course, we'll always have … Continue reading Oscar Gold 2018 – Best Supporting Actress
The Blitz is On! 90th Oscar Nominations Revealed!
This is my absolute favorite time of year. I've loved the Academy Awards since I was a child, and it's one of my bucket list dreams to just be nominated, or even get to attend. Today, for me, is like the end of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, when Santa Claus arrives to end the … Continue reading The Blitz is On! 90th Oscar Nominations Revealed!
Bill’s Top 10 for 2017
As I mentioned in the introductory post, I saw 56 movies in calendar year 2017. There's a lot I didn't see, and some that I can't see until Oscar nominations come out later this month. It's also no coincidence that I started this blog on the night of the Golden Globe Awards. Part of the … Continue reading Bill’s Top 10 for 2017