BRENTWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: Nate Sanders displays the collection of Oscar statuettes that his auction company will sell online to the highest bidder on February 24, 2012 in Brentwood, California. (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

Oscar Nominations: Reaction

As many of us woke up to the sudden and unexpected passing of legendary character Alan Rickman (R.I.P.), what was followed were the nominations for the Academy Awards. As usual, all the films I liked didn’t get nominated and all the films that other people liked got nominated. The big leader this morning was the…

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Bowie

I didn’t plan on writing this tribute/eulogy partly due to the fact that this is a movie review site, not a music one. But reading about the unexpected and tragic passing of David Bowie, one of the great musicians to ever walk the earth and an enormous hero of mine for several years. I decided…

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The Revenant: MOVIE REVIEW

The Revenant somehow pulls off the feat of being a gorgeous and beautiful disaster. A film that features some of the most striking and mind-blowing cinematography and visuals of any film in this century but also feels lifeless and often very boring at times. This is the┬álong gestating project from Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, the director…

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The Hateful Eight: MOVIE REVIEW

  Finally got to this one before 2016. The saga of Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight has been a peculiar one at best. The film was announced two years ago and the first draft of the screenplay was leaked. Tarantino considered scraping the film altogether after this incident but after a successful script reading with…