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Roma – Every Shot Could Be a Painting

If nominating Black Panther was The Academy’s way of throwing a bone to general audiences, then nominating Roma was just them keeping artsy types appeased. Roma is pure critic bait. This is about as far to the other end of the spectrum as a film can … Continue reading

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Bohemian Rhapsody – A Moral Echo Chamber

I love Queen. In my teens I’d say they were my favorite band. I’d put their Greatest Hits album on repeat when I’d drive to class and crank the volume on tracks like Somebody to Love, You’re My Best Friend, and of … Continue reading

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Black Panther – The Perfect Nominee

I must admit, I never expected this to happen. When Black Panther hit the theaters last February it marked the beginning of my personal burnout on film blogging. I had just finished my pre-Oscar crunch and was riding the high of … Continue reading

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The Shape of Water – Affirmation of The Other

The Shape of Water is the surprising front runner at this year’s Academy Awards. Leading the pack with 13 nominations, it is probably best, albeit reductively, described as an inter-species romance. While it is true that falling in love with an … Continue reading

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Dunkirk – Austere and Intense

Christopher Nolan is one of my favorite directors. I love the way his films are never straight-forward narratives. He writes puzzles that slowly solve themselves before your eyes, allowing you to wonder how the pieces fit together as he guides … Continue reading

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Oscar Results – 89th Academy Awards

Well, that happened. What a colossally disappointing evening. La La Land had its Best Picture win snatched away and Moonlight took it home instead. The film everyone expected to sweep the night instead goes home with six awards to its name. I’ve been wrong … Continue reading

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Oscar Predictions – 89th Academy Awards

Whew! It’s been a long haul, but the big night is finally here! I’ve managed to see all the nominees for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Director, Cinematography, and a few others besides. This year … Continue reading

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