Let the Undercard Bouts Begin! – Guild and BAFTA Nominees Announced

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

Short and Sweet: 91st Academy Awards Shortlists Announced!

For the first time ever, the Academy has revealed the shortlists for nine different categories all at the same time. Typically, this process is doled out over a few weeks to give each category a moment in the spotlight, but for our purposes, it's way more convenient. As ever, I will link to whatever reviews … Continue reading Short and Sweet: 91st Academy Awards Shortlists Announced!

Disney Uses IP to Address the Meaning of Friendship – Ralph Breaks the Internet

In 2012, Wreck-It Ralph was my favorite movie of the year. I knew it only had a chance to be nominated for Animated Feature at the Oscars - which it did, losing out to Brave - but it hit very close to home for me. I was in a pretty dark place at the time (lonely, miserable, self-loathing), … Continue reading Disney Uses IP to Address the Meaning of Friendship – Ralph Breaks the Internet