This was a mixed bag of a night for the 91st Oscars, and it will certainly spawn conversation for weeks on end. Rather than just rag on the things they did, of which there are several, I want to be mostly positive about this night. It does a disservice to great people who finally earned … Continue reading “Don’t Turn on the M-Fing Clock” – Spike Lee, Black Panther, Green Book, and Positives from the 91st Oscars
Follow along with the team at We Bought a Blog as we pick our winners for the Oscars. AJ will be updating the list all night with the winners. He'll also give some commentary after each winner as they go. Check back throughout the night to hear who wins the top prizes on Oscar night! … Continue reading Oscars 2019: Find All the Winners and Staff Picks Here!
With less than 48 hours until the actual 91st Academy Awards, the Oscars are set to take over the night in entertainment. With that in mind, I've talked about what I would do differently as a member of the Academy. However, if I had an actual ballot with this lineup, who would I be voting … Continue reading If I Had an Oscar Ballot Part 5: AJ’s Ballot For the 91st Academy Awards (With the Current Nominees)
This has been one of the craziest Oscar seasons in memory. It might be due to the number of strong films, the lack of all-timers, or the rise of populist hits, but who knows what's going to actually take home the gold? This year might have the widest variance of winners, and a sweep feels … Continue reading Predicting the 2019 Oscars (AJ’s Picks): This Is Going to Be a Bloodbath
We've checked in with a couple of the Oscar races so far, and now that we're in November, we're starting to get some of the pieces to fall into place. With that in mind, let's start checking a few categories, beginning with the Lead Actor race. We're ranking the contenders based on the likelihood of … Continue reading Checking In on the Best Actor Race- Cooper in the Lead, Bale Just Behind (11/7/18)
There are few directors who can competently direct children. Frankly, it can be a tiring and thankless job. If the child actor cannot give you what you need, it can actually sink a film. Yet few children have the ability to process and emote the way that mature adults can later in life. This puts … Continue reading Review: ‘Capernaum’ Launches Nadine Labaki Into the Limelight