I do this every year. I don’t know if anyone reads it. Frankly, it’s hard to know who reads my stuff lately. It gets lost in the abyss of a Trump presidency. Anyway, with the nominations just announced for the 89th Academy Awards, naturally I’m left bummed out with the omissions. That said, this year […]

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What a sad “Oscar” morning on so many levels. The great Alan Rickman passed away, and to a much lesser degree, so many talents were snubbed by the Academy. I’m cool with some minor omissions but what on earth did Ridley Scott ever do to anyone? The guy was the frontrunner. This was supposed to […]

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I used to be obsessed with movies – I arguably still am though it’s impossible to get to the multiplexes when you have two small kids. That said, each year when the Oscar nominations are announced, I’m automatically transported back to a time when I lived my life vicariously through the movies. I remember in […]

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  To quote an Oscar-nominated original song “Everything is Awesome” today. The Oscar nominations were announced and so many well-deserved performances and films were honored by that gold guy who bares a striking resemblance to a thinner and taller Ed Asner. That said, as is the case each year, many, many people and movies were […]

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