Oscar Night 2017
Feb26

Oscar Night 2017

In a few short hours the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will hand out the hardware at the 89th Oscars ceremony. Once again I have done my best to see as many of the nominated films prior to the awards so I can develop an opinion of who they should go to, write it down here, and remember that nobody gives a rat’s ass what I think! Oh well, I’m going to do it anyway. This year I have seen: Arrival, Fences,...

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Revisiting the Oscars – The 1990’s Vol. 2
Feb05

Revisiting the Oscars – The 1990’s Vol. 2

Alright, the other day I came at you with the first half of the 1990’s and my thoughts on whether or not the Oscars went to the correct movies and individuals. Now I’m coming in hot with the back half of the decade and some thoughts surrounding who the Academy bestowed Oscar glory to. Sometimes they get it right, other years it is way off. So strap your reading caps on friends and take a voyage through the late...

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Revisiting the Oscars* – The 1990’s
Feb03

Revisiting the Oscars* – The 1990’s

Awards season has descended upon 2017. The Golden Globes and SAGs have come and gone. The BAFTAs are upcoming. Throw in a little Grammy action to break it up. Yes it all leads up to the granddaddy of all awards shows, the Oscars. I have found the Oscars fascinating for quite some time in my young-ish adult life. For 12 years I worked for the accounting firm that tabulates the votes for the MPAA and leadership would make a big deal...

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