On Wednesday, August 8th, the Academy announced several changes to the award show format for its most prestigious awards show, the Oscars. Among these changes were a strict 3 hour time limit to the broadcast, not broadcasting all the awards*, an earlier broadcast date, and most notably, the addition of a popular film category. That … Continue reading Popular Movie Awards: A Retrospective
"The McConaissance", a term coined by writer Rachel Syme that quickly became canon in the film industry, referring to actor Matthew McConaughey transforming from the guy who runs shirtless on the beach and stars in romantic comedies like Failure to Launch, to a serious, award winning actor finely tuned in the craft and able to … Continue reading The McConau-Fluke
No major elaborations on a movie observation this week. I just want to get a few thoughts out about the Best Picture category after the events of Sunday Night. I have to get something out of the way first, though. They made a mistake. The best picture announcement was a mess. This was fascinating. I … Continue reading Free Form: Best Picture Oscar
Joe breaks down the rare state of the Best Supporting Actor category in advance of the 89th Annual Academy Awards.