I really thought this was Quentin Tarantino’s year. The Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood filmmaker has never won a Best Director or Best Picture Oscar (enter Buddy the Elf shout “shocking!”) and his love letter to movieland seemed like his best bet. The film was given some of the best reviews of his career and […]

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I get the whole “Oscar so white” thing. I get it every year, and this year is no different. Many of the snubs this morning were from those of color, but there were other omissions that really made no sense at all. I also get the lack of women represented in the Best Director category […]

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There’s no post-credit scene in Avengers: Endgame. There’s no great power ballad or uplifting arena rock singalong; no ode to Thanos; no “Ballad of Tony Stark;” no Dion, Mellencamp, Tyler, Swift, or Loggins to see us out. And the same can be said of other recent summer blockbusters like Wonder Woman, or of any of […]

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