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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A week from today the nominations for the 89th Academy Awards will be announced, and I’d expect a few jaw-dropping omissions (Ryan Gosling?) and additions (Michael Keaton?) like every year. That said, I think we’ll see less surprises this year than in years past (ie. La La will sing and dance to the tune of […]

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