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…

BREAKING NEWS: BILL PAXTON DEAD at 61

The big brother who was annoying in “Weird Science”, The storm chaser in “Twister”, the wannabe spy exposed in “True Lies” and the husband who was a polygymist in the HBO hit series “Big Love” are just a few of my favorite performances by Bill Paxton.

Oscar Winning Siblings

For some Hollywood elite,  remarkable acting has turned into a family business for those with the last name of Affleck, Barrymore, Douglas,  Fonda and  Coppola.  So much so, that the little golden bald guy has not eluded the mantles of some other really famous siblings. If Casey Affleck wins for his lauded performance in Manchester…

Meghan Trainor joins Smurfs: The Lost Village

GRAMMY® Award-winning superstar MEGHAN TRAINOR will release her new song “I’m a Lady” from Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming film Smurfs: The Lost Village tomorrow on Epic Records worldwide. The accompanying music video will premiere next Friday, March 3.

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…

MOONLIGHT

Have you ever seen a coming of age story that emulates Brokeback Mountain in the hood?  Well, that is exactly what the film MOONLIGHT is giving us. MOONLIGHT absolutely glows while sharing the dysfunctional home life of “Little” in the Miami “War on Drugs” era and his struggle to figure out who he is and…

#InspiringWoman PBS MAYA: AND STILL I RISE

We don’t know the heartbreak of never having a lifetime love. We don’t know how isolating and lonely it is to be a strong, intelligent, independent black woman. We don’t know what it is to balance love for a parent, even when that parent treats you as if you have rocks for a brain. These are the Maya Angelou private images that we would never know…until now.

Movies to Snuggle Up With On V-Day

So, for those of you who are hitched, single or just too broke down for dinner, dancing or going out for a movie…here are some of my favorite romantic flicks to snuggle up with after a nice glass of wine and some chocol

LaLa Land Landslide at BAFTAS

The 70th BAFTA Awards for film popped off today at London’s Royal Albert Hall (BBC America will air it delayed in the U.S. at 8 PM tonight). As with the Oscars, Lionsgate’s La La Land landslid its way into the nominations entering the day with 11, followed by Arrival and Nocturnal Animals with nine noms…