Here it is. My top 10 list of the year and I believe I’m getting it in before the Oscar nominations are announced. 10) Hidden Figures It just works on every level for me. It’s a feel good movie, based … Continue reading Best Of 2016: My Top 30 Favorite Films (10-1)
Here are my pics for Best Actress of 2016.
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For me, when I pick my directors, I think of many different factors. Was the film made better because the director was attached to it? Does the director have a unique voice and/or perspective? How well shot and edited was the film? Did it have a lot of pacing issues? Was the work original and groundbreaking, or just more of the same. Could literally anyone have replicated their work? These are the 10 directors I felt did the best directing job of 2016, plus five more for “Breakthrough In Directing”, which means they either had directed their first feature, or nearly their first.
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Here’s my third posting for Best Of 2016. Today I’m tackling both Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) and Costume and Makeup Design. The top five in each category.
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Continuing my picks for the Best Of 2016, here are my five picks for Visual Effects and five for Cinematography.
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Rogue One is clearly going to win the weekend. Last year, The Force Awakens opened to 247M, and went on to be the top grossing domestic release. Rogue One can’t match that business. It can’t match that hype. It was … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: How ‘Rogue’ Will One Go?
With Moana opening tonight at 7PM, Fantastic Beasts is already looking to lose its #1 perch. Moana currently has a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, which will cause a huge boost of confidence in ticket buying over the 5 day weekend. … Continue reading Thanksgiving Box Office Predictions: How Big Will ‘Moana’ Get?
The Harry Potter spinoff prequel Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them is definitely going to win the weekend. But the question is, how big could it go? Well, unlike the Harry Potter series, this is not based on a … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: A ‘Fantastic’ Week As Miles Teller ‘Bleed’s For ‘Billy Lynn’
Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve
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I’m kidding. Arrival won’t beat Dr Strange. It’s more of a cerebral alien film, and less like Independence Day. However, the 100% on Rotten Tomatoes that they’re promoting should send more people to the theatres than initially expected. Anyone who … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: A New ‘Arrival’ Challenges The ‘Doctor’