Movie-Still Monday Oscar Edition: Saoirse Ronan

  We begin our celebration of Oscar season by celebrating the previous films of this year’s nominees.  Saoirse Ronan is celebrating her third nomination this year for her performance in Lady Bird.  Ronan is the second youngest woman (behind Jennifer Lawrence) to receive three nominations.  Ronan received her first nomination at age 13 for her role as […]

The 2018 Oscar Nominations are in!

They’re heeeeeeeeeere!  That’s right, the Oscar nominations have come in.  As usual, there were some surprises and some snubs that I may never forgive.  Obviously, I have a masochistic relationship with the Oscars. The Shape of Water received 13 nominations including Best Picture, Best Director (Guillermo del Toro), Best Actress (Sally Hawkins), Best Supporting Actor […]

Oscar Nomination Predictions

It’s almost here!  The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards will be announced tomorrow morning.  The question that hangs in the air is, of course, who will get a nomination?  With the Golden Globes, Critics Circle Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Producers Guild Awards all bestowing their honors in the past few weeks, the […]

A Night to Remember: The 88th Academy Awards

Last night, the 88th Academy Awards were announced at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California. The stars came out in droves to see who would be granted the new moniker, “Oscar winner”. For the first time in several years, the Oscar was unpredictable, which made for a fantastic show. Chris Rock hosted the second annual […]

Movie-Still Monday Oscar Edition: Rachel McAdams

It wasn’t too long ago that Rachel McAdams showed her mean side as Regina George in 2004’s Mean Girls. This year McAdams lands her first Oscar nomination as Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Spotlight (2015).  

Media For Lunch: Richard Linklater & Ellar Coltrane of Boyhood

IFC Films – Q&A with Richard Linklater & Ellar Coltrane in conversation with Ira Glass. Written and directed by Richard Linklater, Boyhood – now nominated for 6 Academy Awards –  has appeared on more “best of 2014” lists than any other film released last year.  The award-winning film continues to win best picture awards from numerous film critic circles – including New York, […]

Movie-Still Monday: Oscar Snub – David Oyelowo (Selma)

2014 had an impressive crop of men who turned in some career high performances. So, it’s no surprise that a few deserving names would be left off the list of Best Actor Oscar nominees, but for his performance in Selma as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, David Oyelowo seemed a sure bet.  His relatable, honest, and human portrayal […]

Streaming Live The 87th Oscar Nominations

  Hold onto your hats folks, it’s time for the  87th Academy Awards nominees. Watch the nominees announced here on live stream:,38en,1nb,i7zu,7ug9,lg6c,amfy&MLM_MID=150863&MLM_UNIQUEID=f45247901e ),38en,1nb,1xr4,exx6,lg6c,amfy&MLM_MID=150863&MLM_UNIQUEID=f45247901e   Happy Oscars Everyone!

Oscars 2015: Who Will Be Nominated?

It’s finally here!  We are mere hours away from finding out the nominees of the 87th Academy Awards and officially beginning the Oscar Season.  Who of the Hollywood elite will be chosen?  Below are my predictions of the nominees for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Picture of the Year. […]

Movie-Still Monday: American Sniper (Oscar Buzz Edition)

Bradley Cooper delivers an astonishing transformation in director Clint Eastwoods American Sniper. Though snubbed by the Hollywood Foreign Press, there is still hope for American Sniper to recieve some Oscar love for both Cooper and Eastwood. Director: Clint East Wood Story by: Chris Kyle Screenplay: Jason Dean Hall Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Luke Grimes, Jake McDorman, Kyle […]