Why is Steven Spielberg so against Netflix? AJ breaks down the issues with his take and the evidence that hurts his argument.
Oscars 2019: Find All the Winners and Staff Picks Here!
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!
If I Had an Oscar Ballot Part 5: AJ’s Ballot For the 91st Academy Awards (With the Current Nominees)
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)
We Bought a Pod: Episode 49 – Alita: Battle OSCARS!!!
We're back (already I know!). It's Oscar time, and we wanted to get our picks out before the weekend starts. We also run through a review of Alita: Battle Angel. The time stamps are below! 00-10:10 - Alita: Battle Angel Review (Read AJ's Review here) 10:10 - 39:20 - Below-the-line categories, including the shorts, cinematography, and more 39:20 … Continue reading We Bought a Pod: Episode 49 – Alita: Battle OSCARS!!!
Predicting the 2019 Oscars (AJ’s Picks): This Is Going to Be a Bloodbath
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 Bought a Pod Episode 47- The Weebies! (oh and also the Oscars I guess)
Welcome to We Bought a Pod! This week we are talking Oscar Noms (or lack there of). We also give out our first annual Weebie Awards! Who won? Who lost? Who cares? We do! Thanks to everyone who participated in the voting and see you guys next week. Peace - Aaron
Recap – 91st Oscars Nominations
The 91st Oscar nominations were announced today and they gave us some doozies. Below I've included all of the nominations in each of the 24 categories. Roma and The Favourite each got 10 nominations, even if they weren't all for the categories I guessed it they would get. Meanwhile, A Star Is Born and Vice each got 8 nominations. However, Bradley Cooper … Continue reading Recap – 91st Oscars Nominations
Golden Globe Predictions Part 1: Movies Make for the Most Fun of the Night
This Sunday is the Golden Globes, and the Oscars begin voting the very next morning. It's the last night before that voting begins that can really influence the Oscars, so here are our predictions for what we think will happen. Just a reminder, the group is made up of less than 100 random people in … Continue reading Golden Globe Predictions Part 1: Movies Make for the Most Fun of the Night
Review: ‘Roma’ Affirms Alfonso Cuarón Is a Master
Choosing to film a movie in black and white is the surest way to make your film feel timeless. The features that shoot using the effect have grand ambitions to tell a story that transcends the moment. In a sense, that is what Alfonso Cuarón attempted with "Roma," which just released worldwide on Netflix. However, what separates … Continue reading Review: ‘Roma’ Affirms Alfonso Cuarón Is a Master
2019 Golden Globe Nominations and Quick Reactions
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