June Best Actor Predictions

1. Joel Edgerton in Loving: Just like Ruth Negga’s praise in Loving, lead actor Joel Edgerton is receiving praise for his performance as well.  I think he has a very good shot after the reading the reviews, though Ruth Negga’s performance may upstage him. 2. Michael Keaton in The Founder: Michael Keaton has really been doing well in his career lately.  He received an Oscar nomination for his role … Continue reading June Best Actor Predictions

June Best Actress Predictions

It’s almost July, which means more Oscar-type films are going to slowly be coming out until we reach fall.  At the end of each month, Film Glamour will give updated predictions into Oscar categories, starting with Best Actress. 1. Ruth Negga in Loving: Ruth Negga could very well land her first Oscar nomination for Jeff Nichols’ film, Loving.  This story about an interracial couple who … Continue reading June Best Actress Predictions

“10 Cloverfield Lane” Film Review

Rarely do I find a film this early on in the year that I love…but 10 Cloverfield Lane is one well made, intense film that could easily end up on my 2016 top ten list. First time director Dan Trachtenberg may have a bright future ahead of him after this directorial debut.  With a screenplay from Josh Campbell, Matthew Stuecken & Damien Chazelle (Whiplash) & … Continue reading “10 Cloverfield Lane” Film Review

“My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” Film Review

Opa!  The Portokalos family is back and louder than ever with a sequel to the 2002 hit, My Big Fat Greek Wedding.  While not as fresh and clever as the first, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 still offers plenty of laughs and fun for true fans of the first film.  The real stars of the show Michael Constantine and Lainie Kazan, as it’s more about … Continue reading “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” Film Review

“Hello, My Name is Doris” Film Review

Having been nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her excellent portrayal in Lincoln, it was time for Sally Field to have another terrific performance.  Hello, My Name is Doris is some of Field’s best work to date, taking on a quirky character who struggles to cope with life and letting go.  The film is directed by Michael Showalter and written by Laura Terruso & Michael … Continue reading “Hello, My Name is Doris” Film Review

Oscar Possibilities Still to Come & No Goes

This year has been pretty tame so far in terms of Oscar excitement.  I know.  It’s only June, almost July, but it would be nice to see some excitement! This week, Gary Ross’s new film Free State of Jones, starring Matthew McConaughey, is being released, and reviews are not looking good.  Sorry, Ross.  This year will not be a Seabiscuit, Dave or Big moment for you. … Continue reading Oscar Possibilities Still to Come & No Goes