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)
Watching a couple walk through the rain in Harlem will be one of the enduring images seared into my brain. The bright red of the umbrella, juxtaposed with the colors of the night in the city, makes for one beautifully composed shot in a film full of them. If Beale Street Could Talk serves as director Barry Jenkins' follow-up … Continue reading Review: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Sings of Love and Race in America
When you look over 2018, we were blessed to have one of the most evenly consistent years in recent memory. It seemed like every month 2018 delivered a film that left a real impression on the movie landscape. Looking back over the year, look at the amazing films we got each month: January -Paddington 2 … Continue reading AJ’s Top 10 Films of 2018
Alright! It's time for the big guns. Let's cover some great directors and great actors today! If you want to go back read Part 1 (the crafts) or Part 2 (Foreign, Documentary, Animated, Screenplays), they're both available for you at any time. Let's check in on AJ's nomination counts! AJ’s Nomination Count 7- Black Panther (2 Wins) … Continue reading AJ’s Personal Ballot (If I Had an Oscar Vote) for 2018 Part 3: Acting and Directors
We're back with the 2nd part of my personal ballot today! Lots of more great stuff to get through, so let's dive in. Just a quick recap of where I left off yesterday: AJ’s Nomination Count 6 – First Man (2 Wins) & Black Panther (2 Wins) 3 – If Beale Street Could Talk (2 Wins), Roma 2 – A Quiet Place, Annihilation, Crazy … Continue reading AJ’s Personal Ballot (If I Had an Oscar Vote) for 2018 Part 2: Animated, Doc, & Screenplay
With the Oscar nominations announced, it feels about time that I weighed in on my personal ballot. Franky, this year might be the furthest stretch from my personal ballot of any year in recent memory. Entire films are about to be ignored in favor of movies that I find offensive. It can be difficult to … Continue reading AJ’s Personal Ballot (If I Had an Oscar Vote) for 2018 Part 1: The Crafts Awards!
It's Golden Globe Nomination day! Let's go through the categories and check out the nominees. Vice led the way with 6 nominations, with A Star Is Born, Green Book, and The Favourite all with 5 nominations as well. BlacKkKlansman even scored 4 nominations for it's big guns, including John David Washington and Spike Lee. Let's jump into the nominations below! 76th Golden Globe Nominations Film … Continue reading 2019 Golden Globe Nominations and Quick Reactions
We've looked over a couple of the fun categories that we here at We Bought a Blog love to check in on. Documentary Feature is very deep. Animated Feature is not. However, this year has set itself up as a really strong year overall, even if it is a top-heavy one. This ranking is still … Continue reading It’s Best Picture Time! Ahead of “A Star Is Born” Releasing This Weekend, Let’s Check In (10/4)