Dramatic Acting Honors 2016

This had some items trimmed that cut a bit deep.  Breathe Chris, breathe. My nominees are: The Gentlemen Best Actor in a Leading Role, Drama  Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea (“Lee Chandler”) Yes, Casey Affleck is pretty repugnant, and likely… Continue Reading

A Monster Calls, Lion (2016): Movie Review

Tearjerkers are back in theaters this winter, chasing your money and your hearts.  With the Weinstein company’s Lion and J.A. Bayona’s A Monster Calls, we find two stories of familial separation, each of which miss their mark when approaching their… Continue Reading

#OscarsLessWhite?

#OscarsSoWhite AN EXAMINATION #OscarsSoWhite was a trending topic for the past two winters, related to the pasty white, prestige film that has so often dominated the awards cycle.  In the last two years, there have been far too few (often… Continue Reading