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“A democratic convention is about to begin in a police state. There just doesn’t seem to be any other way to say it.” – an actual on-air statement from Walter Cronkite used in the beginning of this film Nixon’s White … Continue reading
“I’m not homeless, I’m houseless… Don’t worry about me, okay?” Story: Fern is 61 years old, and picks up seasonal work at the local Amazon warehouse. She lives out of her van, because the company tract house she used to live … Continue reading
It’s that time of year y’all! Time to check out the nominees for the Golden Globes! And while 2020 was definitely not a regular year in terms of hitting the multiplex? There are a slew of excellent films, performances, and … Continue reading
And a fine crop it is… But I think this time I’ll let the good folks helming these awards do the talking after the jump. Congratulations to all of the nominees! And a special woo and hoo to Snow White … Continue reading
Congratulations to the 2020 winners of the Hugo Awards! It’s an amazing crop of winners this year, from N. K. Jemsin’s “Emergency Skin” to the fantastic comic series “LaGuardia”, The Good Place, The Expanse, and of course the always incredible … Continue reading
“What’s happened to our country? To the land we love?” Story: Austrian Franz Jägerstätter is happy in his village. He farms, he loves his family, and he gathers with his fellows at the local beer garden. But this is WWII, … Continue reading
“Be the rabbit!” Story: Jojo Beltzler is ten years old, loves his mom, and has an imaginary best friend. Awwww, right? Well, his imaginary best friend is Adolph Hitler, and Jojo is a member of the Hitlerjugend. So…kinda not so … Continue reading
“D, you’re the tits!” Story: Lionel Essrog has one hell of a brain. His ability to remember things is practically photographic. But his Tourette syndrome makes connecting with others rough in 1950s NYC. So when his mentor and father-figure Frank … Continue reading
(Because really; award season means you’re trying to winnow down the musts from the must-pass.) Disjointed and choppy. I understand that’s probably what the director is going for, to echo the feelings of addiction and living with a loved one … Continue reading
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