We're less than 72 hours away from this year's Academy Awards, and as happens every year, I didn't get to see everything before nominations were revealed. I did better than I've ever done before, coming up just five shy of pre-announcement totality, and in three of the five cases, the films weren't readily available, with … Continue reading Back Row Thoughts – The Blitz Campaign
Tag: To Leslie
Oscar Blitz 2023 – Best Actress
The controversy surrounding this year's Best Actress category has been, in an odd way, rather fascinating. This is mostly because of which aspects of the situation people tend to get offended by, and which they're perfectly fine with. For those blissfully unaware, THE big shock of the nomination announcement was that Andrea Riseborough got the … Continue reading Oscar Blitz 2023 – Best Actress
A Surprise Blitz – 95th Academy Awards Nominees
Today's the big day, folks! It seems like only yesterday Will Smith was committing assault and battery on live television because of a G.I. Jane joke, but it's already time to begin the 2023 Oscar Blitz! In a ceremony hosted by Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced … Continue reading A Surprise Blitz – 95th Academy Awards Nominees
Let’s Hear it For the Multiverse – 38th Independent Spirit Awards Nominees!
As any reader is aware, there are two things going on with this blog right now. One, I'm in a near-constant state of clearing my backlog due to the absolute glut of films being released right now. Two, this is because it's Awards Season, and everyone is jockeying for position, attention, and prestige. Well, as … Continue reading Let’s Hear it For the Multiverse – 38th Independent Spirit Awards Nominees!