Tag Archives: Award Season

Critics’ Choice Awards 2019 – ties! Black Panther! Ms. Maisel!

The 2019 Critics’ Choice Awards were held last night, and while there were some expected outcomes – looking at you, winners Christian Bale, Rachel Brosnahan and best song “Shallow” – there were a few happy surprises. I love how much … Continue reading

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“On the Basis of Sex”

“You’re a smart girl, Ruthie. You married a star!” Story: The real-life story of Kiki Bader Ginsburg, and how she went from law school student, wife and mother to a Supreme Court justice. Yeah, her nickname is Kiki. That’s simply wonderful. … Continue reading

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Award Season: AFI Awards for 2018 announced!

The American Film Institute has just released its list of winners from 2018! Ten films and ten television programs have been selected, as well as a special award for the film Roma.  Here’s the info on what these awards signify, … Continue reading

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Rapid Review: “Mary Queen of Scots”

(Because really; award season means you’re trying to winnow down the musts from the must-pass.) “I know your heart has more in it than the men who counsel you.” An epic true story gets a intimate imagining in this beautiful … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: “If Beale Street Could Talk”!

I’m stoked about this film, as it’s been getting a whole lot of great buzz, and the trailer is absolutely wonderful. So, synopsis! Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a … Continue reading

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“Green Book” mini-review: A Touching, Powerful Tale

“Kentucky Fried Chicken! In Kentucky! When’s that ever gonna happen?” Genre I’d put it in: Quietly Moving Biopics Remake, Sequel, Based-On, or Original: Based on the real lives of Dr. Donald Shirley and Tony “Lip” Vallelonga. Also based on real … Continue reading

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“Maria by Callas” – a beautiful tribute

“I would like to be Maria, but there is the Callas I that have to live up to.” Called” La Callas” and “The Tigress”, opera singer Maria Callas was known for her powerful, beautiful voice. Complied from historical footage, filmed … Continue reading

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