FILM #8 OF 39 95TH ACADEMY AWARDS | 2023 OSCARS CHALLENGE“WOMEN TALKING”FEBRUARY 8, 2023SCREENER DAY 16 OF 48 Best MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEARProduced by Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Frances McDormand, Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)Screenplay by Sarah Polley “Women Talking” is the most remarkable film about Mennonite women debating in a barn ever made. That sounds like a joke, but Sarah Polley truly … Read More 2023 Oscars Challenge:  “Women Talking” (Two Nominations)
Taking a female-centric position on awards, the Women Film Critics Circle gave their top honors to “She Said” and “Women Talking.” Michelle Yeon would still win Best Actress for her role in “Everything Everywhere All At Once,” and she would share the Best Screen Couple award with Ke Huy Quan. WOMEN FILM CRITICS CIRCLE SPECIAL PAULINE KAEL JURY AWARDS 2022 BEST FEMALE ACTION HEROKeke … Read More Oscars Watch: 2022 Women Film Critics Circle Awards
For a documentary that I had absolutely no interest in seeing back in May, I’ve heard enough about it and seen it pop up in enough places to where my interest is peaked. Sarah Polley investigating her family to find truth to their stories, the film is a personal look into a creative woman’s family. Polley is also no stranger to the Oscars, having … Read More For Your Consideration 2013: Stories We Tell
One look at “Splice” and you realize it bears a striking resemblance to the 1995 science fiction horror film “Species”. From the trailers, I anticipated a “Species” remake without actually being a remake and replacing the alien with a genetically engineered “species”. What I got was exactly that, almost to the “T” (or “S” since there really is no “T” in the word “species”).