Category: Oscar Countdown

Our Oscar Countdown features reviews of the Oscar-nominated films for 2019 and 2020!

Review: Marriage Story

The complexities of relationships are the cornerstone of great filmmaking. The best writers can craft characters with enough tension, drama, and engagement they can just sit in a room and talk. Noah Baumbach penned and directed a simplistic approach to complex characters. Marriage Story shares the details of divorce between two imperfect people, Nicole and […]

Oscar Nominations 2020: Complete List [UPDATED]

An Oscar statue is pictured at the press preview for the 91st Academy Awards Governors Ball, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Los Angeles. The 91st Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, Feb. 24. at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Here we go! The most anticipated nominations of the year are finally in, the Oscars Nominations 2020! To be honest, this list is not unexpected, but there are a few highlights, surprises, and snubs. Highlights The Best Picture category, for the second year in a row, features a film also nominated for Best Foreign Language […]

Review: Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari brings us back to a time of great American innovation. Before we trusted computer algorithms and data analytics to build the perfect systems, we trusted the feelings of an expert. This film brings us back to understanding how the American drive to win can create the greatest stresses, but can also create […]

Review: Knives Out

Who really killed Harlan? Why would someone kill an old man on his birthday? Who wants his money? I suspect foul play… Knives Out is an updated whodunit, yet carries all the tropes of classic caper tales. This film captures the essence of the mystery genre while adding in comedy. The story centers on the […]

Our Oscar Ballot [Updated]

Tonight the Academy Awards will finally answer finish the sentence, “The winner is…” We pulled together all 24 nominations to predict who the big winners will be. Alyssa’s Picks Dan’s Picks Both Picked BEST PICTURE See our Best Picture breakdown! “Black Panther” “BlacKkKlansman” “Bohemian Rhapsody” “The Favourite” “Green Book” – Winner “Roma” “A Star Is […]

2019 Oscar Nominations

2019 Oscar Nominations This year’s Oscar nomination are out! Tuesday morning at the crack of dawn in Hollywood the coveted and long awaited lists were shared with press and a live online audience. See the video below of the announcements. The Oscars are foregoing a host this year, so the presentation was done by Tracee Ellis […]