UPDATE (Mar 16, 9:30 PM): Since I originally wrote this editorial, Cineplex released a second statement saying that they were going to cease operations until at least April 2. When I first made my statement about the COVID-19 pandemic just a few short days ago, I mentioned that technically cinemasContinue Reading

This has been a very rough week for me as the World Health Organization officially declared the COVID-19 coronavirus, which has been steadily spreading around the world since the end of December, a full-on pandemic. This resulted in the suspension of most large public gatherings, including all the sports leagues,Continue Reading

Parasite

History was made at the 92nd Academy Awards, as Bong Joon-Ho’s Parasite became to first non-English film to win Best Picture, with the film also winning the awards for Best Director, Best International Film, and Best Original Screenplay. There were very few surprises in the rest of the major categories,Continue Reading

Parasite

Parasite Read my Review Number of Nominations: 6 Notable Awards so Far: Golden Globes – Best Foreign Language Film BAFTAs – Best Original Screenplay Screen Actors Guild – Outstanding Performance by a Cast Cannes Film Festival – Palme d’Or My Thoughts on the Film’s Chances: I purposely saved Parasite forContinue Reading

Marriage Story

Marriage Story Read my Review Number of Nominations: 6 Notable Awards so Far: Golden Globes – Best Actress in a Supporting Role BAFTAS – Best Supporting Actress Screen Actors Guild – Outstanding Performance by Actress in Supporting Role My Thoughts on the Film’s Chances: Along with The Irishman, this yearContinue Reading

The Irishman

The Irishman Read my Review Number of Nominations: 10 Notable Awards so Far: None My Thoughts on the Film’s Chances: If anything, the fact that The Irishman is one of the leading nominees should help to silence those who are criticizing the validity of Netflix productions, especially one directed byContinue Reading

Ford vs Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari Read my Review Number of Nominations: 4 Notable Awards so Far: BAFTAS – Best Editing My Thoughts on the Film’s Chances: Ford v Ferrari is one of the more mainstream nominations in this year’s Best Picture race and I think it’s probably safe to say that theContinue Reading

Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit Read my Review Number of Nominations: 6 Notable Awards so Far: BAFTAS – Best Adapted Screenplay Toronto International Film Festival – Grolsch People’s Choice Award My Thoughts on the Film’s Chances If anything, Jojo Rabbit continues the track record of the winner of the TIFF People’s Choice AwardContinue Reading

Little Women

Little Women Read my Review Number of Nominations: 6 Notable Awards so Far: BAFTAS – Best Costume Design My Thoughts on the Film’s Chances: Poor Greta Gerwig. There is nothing worse than getting nominated for six Oscars, yet you don’t get a Best Director nomination. That will go down asContinue Reading