Each of the three Short Subject categories offers something unique and extreme when compared to the other two. For Animated Short, you have the biggest variety of artistic styles, as animation comes in just about all shapes and sizes. For Live Action Short, you usually have more international fare than the other two, as well … Continue reading Oscar Gold 2022 – Documentary Short
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Kids Really Can Be So Cruel – Playground
A note in advance: This will likely be one of the longest reviews I've ever written, if not THE longest. Part of that is because this is something of a double feature critique. But more importantly, there's some major heavy stuff that I'm going to talk about here that you may not be comfortable with. … Continue reading Kids Really Can Be So Cruel – Playground
WAKE UP! IT’S TIME TO BLITZ! – 94th Academy Award Nominations
The moment has come at last. After a truncated year of eligibility, way too much hype for remakes, and for some reason a "documentary" about Billie Eilish, it is time to finally announce this year's nominees for the Academy Awards. I was up early (but not bright) at 5am Pacific Time to watch and react … Continue reading WAKE UP! IT’S TIME TO BLITZ! – 94th Academy Award Nominations
Your Dis is on My List – 94th Academy Award Shortlists!
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!