Best Cinematography

16 Feb 19
J Lowes

Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos Starring Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz Nominated for Best Picture, Actress in a Leading Role (Olivia Colman), Actress in a Supporting Role (Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz), Cinematography, Directing, Film Editing, Costume Design, Production Design, Writing (Original Screenplay) The whole time (well, not really the whole time) I was watching this […]

16 Feb 19
BCNN1 WP

Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year’s Oscar broadcast.

16 Feb 19
Six Degrees of Film

Greetings Film Fans: The broadcast is coming soon for the Oscars, and the controversy over the decision to not include the cinematography categories during the live show has been resolved. This is the SECOND major controversy that has been addressed in the post Me-Too and whitewash era that the Academy (of old white dudes) has […]

16 Feb 19
Joe Knows

My father pirated a lot of VHS tapes back in the day. Actually, I’m not quite sure if taping live TV onto VHS tapes is pirating but, let’s just say it is because it sounds interesting. Amongst the vast library of “pirated” movies my five-year-old self had to choose from, Who Framed Rodger Rabbit seemed […]

16 Feb 19
Fantastic Movie Musings and Ramblings

BARON BLOOD (1972) aka Gli orrori del castello di Norimberga Article 3329 by Dave Sindelar Viewing Date: 8-9-2010 Posting Date: 9-25-2010 Directed by Mario Bava Featuring Joseph Cotten, Elke Sommer, Massimo Girotti Country: West Germany / Italy What it is: Evil comes back from the grave An American arrives in Austria to learn about his […]

16 Feb 19
Movie Reviews

 I feel the best way to introduce this blog is by dissecting a movie I’ve already seen and cherish. While movie favorites are completely subjective and targeted towards specific audiences, throughout this blog I’ll attempt to defy those barriers and focus on the actual cinematography, plot line, characters and whether the message intended was received. […]

16 Feb 19
Breaking the 4th Wall

An annual analysis and comparison of 2019’s Oscar nominated movies, including spoiler free reviews of almost all of them, as well as their chances of winning. This is the fifth time I’ll be writing this article. Three times I was able to pull of the miraculous (if time consuming and frankly wasteful) feat of predicting […]

16 Feb 19
The Page

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Roger Deakins (r), who won his first Oscar for cinematography last year after 14 nominations, criticised the initial decision The organisers of the Oscars have reversed an earlier decision to hand out four awards during ad breaks after facing a major backlash.The presentations for live action short, cinematography, editing […]

16 Feb 19
Pan and Slam Cinema Forum

click play above to listen to the review by Jason Frank Koenigsberg Here are three storylines that you can see play out at the 91st Academy Awards. This is not about the decision to go host-less for the first time in three decades, nor is it a commentary about the producer’s decisions to not broadcast […]

16 Feb 19
Moviesrule247365

Story: How does Murad Sheikh(Ranveer Singh), a guy from the Dharavi slum achive his goal of becoming a rapper forms the story. Performances: Ranveer Singh is superb as the rapper Murad aka Gully Boy. He wins us over completely with his performance and this will remain as one of his best roles. Alia Bhatt once […]

16 Feb 19
Dave Examines Movies

The Crimes of Grindelwald has no shame or subtlety when it comes to showing off. The visual effects run rampant in this sequel, but it’s also a perfect example of when critics say visuals are too “flashy” in a film. I can sit here all day and explain how pretty the movie looks on a technical level, but these visuals actually take captivation away from the audience.

16 Feb 19
ghoststories

Christopher Nolan is no stranger to making cinema everything it can possibly be. He carries a legacy, spanning over a Batman trilogy – universally accepted to be the best rendition of said superhero, to movies such as The Prestige, Momento and Inception, a genre of movies that seem to transcend beyond a linear storyline and […]

16 Feb 19

Today’s Trick- Ripping off your tongue! → Credits ← Hosts: Akira Sky Walker Satterwhite Created by Stu Stone & Jesse Feinberg Directed by Shane Spiegel & Justin Reager Written by Dan Siegel Executive Producer Judy Meyers Producer Jacob Rosenthal Dan Siegel Cinematography Will Sampson Studio Teacher Cathy Sverev Editor Michael Felker Hair and Makeup Katie […]