Frances McDormand is Stellar in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

As a native of Missouri, you all know I couldn’t wait to see this one!!!  For the simple fact it was happening in my home state, I knew it would be epic and I was right!  After all, my home state has been in the news more than its fair share this year and not…

Gary Oldman IS Winston Churchill in the Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman is like the Lon Chaney of our generation. He virtually gets so lost in a character that you believe you are  watching the real deal.  Simply said – Gary Oldman IS Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.

Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Announce Inaugural Year Winners

The Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society has announced the winners of their Inaugural LAOFCS Awards. Guillermo del Toro’s ‪The Shape of Water‬ takes home Best Picture as well as Best Actress, Best Male Director, and Best Score. Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird wins Best Independent Film, Best Female Director, and Best Performance by an Actor or Actress 23 and Under.

Three Billboards leads SAG Nominations

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri leads the SAG nominations with four including the Ensemble category, which is the closest the actors guild gets to Best Picture.

AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION NAMES GET OUT THE TOP FILM OF 2017

Jordan Peele’s seismic thriller GET OUT captured the most wins from the members of the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA). Released early in 2017, the film earned Best Film, Best Directing, Best Acting and Best Screenplay recognition from the world’s largest group of professional Black film critics.

The Shape of Water Leads 2017 Golden Globe Nom

In what was touted as “The Year of The Woman”, female directors were completely shut out by not acknowledging the exemplary work of Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman), Dee Rees (Mudbound), Kathryn Bigelow (Detroit), Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) and Angelina Jolie (First They Killed My Father).

The Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Announces Its Inaugural Year’s Nominations

The Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society (LAOFCS) is pleased to announce that their Awards Ceremony will be held ‪on January 3rd, 2018, at which time the winners will be announced.  ‬

Fox Searchlight’s ‪The Shape of Water‬ tops the nominations list with eleven nominations including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay while Lady Bird earns nine nominations and Dunkirk earns eight. Jordan Peele’s massive hit, Get Out scores nominations for Best Male Director and Best First Feature.

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water is a Cinematically Stunning

My love of movies ranges across many genres.  But, I  am a plain old sucker for a love story and that is exactly what director Guillermo del Toro is giving us its his latest cinematic masterpiece The Shape of Water. Taking place in 1952, the attention to detail with this film is quite impressive.  It’s…

Tiffany Haddish, Jordan Peele and Mary J. Blige Nab Critic’s Choice Nominations

As reported by Deadline.com Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water” led the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.’s Critics’ Choice Movie Award nominations with 14, including best picture, best director, best actress (Sally Hawkins) and best sci-fi/horror film. The film, which opened in limited release last weekend, was far and away the leader with “Call Me…

Curvy Critic Oscar Predictions

Wow…I can’t believe another year of Oscar hopefuls is upon us.  #OscarsSoWhite is no more…for now, great films for women and new, yet familiar faces.  Who do I think will walk away with the statue?  Here are my thoughts. BEST PICTURE Who will win – LaLa Land LaLa Land has had an upward momentum ever…

Indie Spirit Awards:  Moonlight Shines Bright Like a Diamond Taking Best Feature and Best Director

A24’s Moonlight outshined the competition at the 32nd Annual Spirit Awards in Santa Monica.  Moonlight Director took awards for Directing and Screenplay, with additional wins for editor James Lawton and in Editing.   The film also walked away with the honorary Robert Altman, which is given to Jenkins, the cast and producers. Paving the way…

Intimate Look at First Time Oscar Nominees

This may be the first year these actors are nominated and recognized by the Academy for their work, but they have been around for a minute.  Out of the 20 actors nominated for an Oscar this year, 7 of them are first time nominees.  ANDREW GARFIELD – BEST ACTOR for HACKSAW RIDGE You may recognize…