Oscar Predictions

We’re officially less than a week away from Hollywood’s biggest night.  The 89th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 26.  Damien Chazelle’s gorgeous musical “La La Land” received a record-tying 14 nominations, and is the favorite to win a majority of them, including Best Picture, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still predictions […]

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Last minute Oscar nominee predictions

Early tomorrow morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will announce the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards.  Before the Golden Globe Awards earlier this month, I posted a list of predictions for Oscar winners and nominees in almost every category.  A lot has happened since then, so here’s my revised list before […]

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10 Best Movies of 2016

2016 has come to a close, and as strange and often sad as this year was, at least we can say we got some great movies out of it.  In fact, this was the first year I can remember that I struggled to fill my list of the year’s top 10 movies not because there […]

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Review: “La La Land”

5 out of 5 stars. “La La Land” opens with a long tracking shot, the camera moving along bumper-to-bumper traffic on a Los Angeles freeway, a cacophony of sounds and different music emanating from each vehicle—a fairly typical scene, until, one by one, people leap out of their cars, jumping on top of them and […]

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