Tag Archive | “Arrival”

The Final Word on Oscars 2017

I told you that “La La Land” would win Best Picture! Well, it did…briefly. I’ve been picking on “La La” a LOT…but I honestly felt bad for all involved during that debacle. Jordan Horowitz handled things with class…but c’mon! One of the most memorable moments in Oscar history is not a good one. “Moonlight” IS […]

The Ten Best Films of 2016

A lot of bad movies are going to win Oscars this year. In fact, if you asked me to place my money today, I would bet that the Best Actor, Actress, Director, Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay and Best Picture categories, are going to sport victors from films that are mediocre…or outright terrible. At this point, […]


Amy Adams could get her sixth Oscar nomination for “Arrival”, and it would be well-deserved. I’m not convinced she can actually finally win this time around, but I’m in her corner, so far. This may be her career-best work, in a decidedly unconventional science fiction film. Oh, there’s this too…”Arrival” is one of the best […]

Amy Academy Award Adams?

Is this her year? Maybe. It would be her 6th Oscar nomination, if she acquires one for 2016, and there are three feature releases to choose from. I mean, is Amy prolific, or what? Am I wrong, or does it sometimes seem that she’s in every other movie, in any given year? Ms. Adams first […]