I mentioned this earlier in the Blitz, but I would absolutely love to attend a "Bake-Off" presentation for the Academy, mostly because I just want to get inside the heads of both the Academy voters (in any number of branches), and the marketing teams of the various films and studios making their cases for nomination. … Continue reading Oscar Gold 2020 – Visual Effects
The next phase of Awards Season is on! This afternoon, the Academy announced its shortlists for nine categories, repeating the efficient method they started last year, rather than staggering out the lists like they had before. Not only do we get to see how far the fields have narrowed for International Feature, Documentary Feature, and … Continue reading Shorties Watching Shorties! – 92nd Academy Awards Shortlists Announced!
The summer is normally a time for massive blockbusters, but in all honesty, it's been pretty light this year. Never mind that this hasn't been the strongest year for cinema, but we've had two consecutive months with almost nothing to watch as far as mainstream studio output. There were only 15 major releases in June, … Continue reading This Film is Not Yet Watchable – July 2019