Category: Spotlight

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Spotlight: 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy® Award Nominees

The 72nd annual Primetime Emmy Awards honors primetime television programming from June 1, 2019, until May 31, 2020, voted on by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Topping the list of nominees is HBO’s “Watchmen” with eleven nominations, HBO’s “Succession” with ten nominations, and Netflix’s “Ozark” with nine nominations. “The Mandalorian,” “Little Fires Everywhere,” “Mrs. America,” and “Hollywood” are among the new series … Read More Spotlight: 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy® Award Nominees

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Spotlight: 20 Best Films of 2019

Welcome to my “Best Of 2019” list. Yes, it’s March. But January and February are the most significant months for me seeing films from the previous year, so I’m just now compiling my thoughts on where I landed with everything. I saw 122 films released in 2019. Here were my favorites: 20. FORD V FERRARI Directed by: James MangoldStudio: 20th Century FoxRelease Date: November … Read More Spotlight: 20 Best Films of 2019

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Spotlight: Let the Sydney Sweeney Mania Begin!

Alright, I can’t keep quiet about Sydney Sweeney any longer. She’s not only a great actress but wow, is she stunning. And not afraid to flaunt it, which makes her even more appealing. Chances are, you’ve probably seen her in something and may not have known it was her. Originally from Spokane, Washington, Sydney started as a child actress over a decade ago, with … Read More Spotlight: Let the Sydney Sweeney Mania Begin!

Spotlight: “No Time To Die” Theme Song by Billie Eilish

NO TIME TO DIE PERFORMED BY: BILLIE EILISH When she showed up on the red carpet of the 92nd Academy Awards, I imagined a collective “huh?” coming from everyone watching on their couches. Sure, Billie Eilish had just won four major Grammy Awards a few weeks prior, but why was she at the Oscars? We’d later find out; she was there for the In … Read More Spotlight: “No Time To Die” Theme Song by Billie Eilish

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Spotlight: 2019 National Film Registry Entries

The Library of Congress has announced their 25 films to be inducted into the National Film Registry for the year of 2019.

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Time & Pressure — How I Lost My Voice: Part 1

I want to write more. I want to watch more. I want to write about what I watch more. I also work a full-time job, and by full-time, I mean thirteen hours, including showering and my commute. That leaves me with eleven hours to do with whatever I please, right? Except I have a wife and two kids. And since I’m usually gone before … Read More Time & Pressure — How I Lost My Voice: Part 1

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Spotlight: 20 Best Films of 2018

Having officially finished the Oscars Challenge for the 91st Academy Awards and having seen 130 films released in the year of 2018, there’s no better time then to finally release a list of my favorite films of the year. These are the films that captivated me more than any others. The ones that captured my imagination, made me feel something, or entertained me to … Read More Spotlight: 20 Best Films of 2018

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Spotlight: 2018 National Film Registry Entries

Bad Day At Black Rock (1955) Broadcast News (1987) Brokeback Mountain (2005) Cinderella (1950) Days Of Wine And Roses (1962) Dixon-Wanamaker Expedition To Crow Agency Eve’s Bayou (1997) The Girl Without A Soul (1917) Hair Piece: A Film For Nappy-Headed People (1984) Hearts And Minds (1974) Hud (1963) The Informer (1935) Jurassic Park (1993) The Lady From Shanghai (1947) Leave Her To Heaven (1945) … Read More Spotlight: 2018 National Film Registry Entries

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Spotlight: 70th Annual Emmy Awards Nominations

ACTING Best Actress, Comedy Pamela Adlon – “Better Things” (FX) Rachel Brosnahan – “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Prime Video) Allison Janney – “Mom” (CBS) Issa Rae – “Insecure” (HBO) Tracee Ellis Ross – “black-ish” (ABC) Lily Tomlin – “Grace and Frankie” (Netflix) Best Actor, Comedy Anthony Anderson – “black-ish” (ABC) Ted Danson – “The Good Place” (NBC) Larry David – “Curb Your Enthusiasm” (HBO) … Read More Spotlight: 70th Annual Emmy Awards Nominations

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Spotlight: BBC Culture’s Top 100 World-Shaping Stories

BBC Culture released a Top 100 list of the books that authors believe to be the most time-tested, world shaping stories. Read more at: BBC Culture. 1. The Odyssey (Homer, 8th Century BC) 2. Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1852) 3. Frankenstein (Mary Shelley, 1818) 4. Nineteen Eighty-Four (George Orwell, 1949) 5. Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe, 1958) 6. One Thousand and One … Read More Spotlight: BBC Culture’s Top 100 World-Shaping Stories

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Television Guide 2018: An Updating List of Renewals and Cancellations

Wondering if your favorite shows got renewed or were cancelled? Below is a compiled list of the all the series and the decisions that have been made about them. The list will be updated as more information becomes available. The biggest news this year was FOX letting go of some of their most talked about comedies including “Last Man On Earth” starring Will Forte … Read More Television Guide 2018: An Updating List of Renewals and Cancellations

Proof Archive: Iron Man (2008)

Directed by: Jon Favreau Produced by: Avi Arad & Kevin Feige Screenplay by: Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Art Marcum, & Matt Holloway Based on: “Iron Man” by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Don Heck & Jack Kirby Cinematography by: Matthew Libatique Music by: Ramin Djawadi Edited by: Dan Lebental Production Company: Marvel Studios Distributed by: Paramount Pictures Release Date: May 2, 2008 Runtime: 126 minutes … Read More Proof Archive: Iron Man (2008)