Oscar Nomination Morning 2023: Preview and Predictions

All the 2023 Oscar Nomination predictions in one place … More Oscar Nomination Morning 2023: Preview and Predictions

“Argentina, 1985” (2022) a striking, incisive look at The Dirty War

Incredibly powerful writing, performance,, and story about the trial relating to Argentina’s Dirty War. An all-encompassing look at the corruption, horror, and intimidation that took place, and the sheer and utter lack of humanity prohibited in these acts of pure genocide … More “Argentina, 1985” (2022) a striking, incisive look at The Dirty War

Hit the Road is a painfully intimate story that slowly unravels

HIt The Road. The title implies a journey with a beginning, but not necessarily an ending. Panah Panai’s journey without an ending embodies the title, and the emotion behind it. A script with a fascinating set of character archetypes and dynamics that all play out gradually, leading these actors to special moments. The slow revealing nature of the plot, while the characters are trapped in a laboriously long car ride through the Iranian desert, permits us to spend a deeply intimate period with a family. There is a destination to their journey, but it’s often lied about or hinted at but never stated explicitly. Even at the end of the film, it’s difficult to know the reason why this experience was necessary for this family’s survival. … More Hit the Road is a painfully intimate story that slowly unravels

ASC 2022 Nominees – Nightmare Alley and Tragedy of Macbeth land nominations

In the past, the group has awarded the spectacle or artistically driven films, meaning gasping wide-shots and a strong visual component to the overall storytelling, win the award. For instance, Erik Messerschmidt winning for Mank in possibly the weakest year for cinematography ever, was due to Fincher emphasizing the eye-catching compositions. He would go on to win the Oscar… … More ASC 2022 Nominees – Nightmare Alley and Tragedy of Macbeth land nominations