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Movie Review: See You Yesterday (2019)

Time travel meets a Spike Lee joint in Netflix’s “See You Yesterday,” the low budget feature film debut from director Stefon Bristol.

2019 Oscars Challenge: [16] “BlacKkKlansman” – Six Nominations

“BLACKkKLANSMAN”Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Raymond Mansfield, Jordan Peele, and Spike Lee Director: Spike LeeProducers: Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Raymond Mansfield, Jordan Peele and Spike LeeWriters: Charlie Wachtel & David Rabinowitz and Kevin Willmott & Spike LeeBased On: “Black Klansman” by Ron StallworthCinematography: Chayse IrvinEditor: Barry Alexander BrownComposer: Terence BlanchardDistributor: Focus FeaturesRelease Date: August 10, 2018Budget: $15 millionRun-time: 135 minutes FILM SYNOPSIS: In the early … Read More 2019 Oscars Challenge: [16] “BlacKkKlansman” – Six Nominations

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Oscars Watch: 71st Annual Directors Guild of America Award Nominees

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film BRADLEY COOPER“A Star Is Born”(Warner Bros. Pictures) ALFONSO CUARÓN“Roma”(Netflix) PETER FARRELLY“Green Book”(Universal Pictures) SPIKE LEE“BlacKkKlansman”(Focus Features) ADAM McKAY“Vice”(Annapurna Pictures) Outstanding Directorial Achievement in First-Time Feature Film BO BURNHAM“Eighth Grade”(A24) BRADLEY COOPER“A Star Is Born”(Warner Bros. Pictures) CARLOS LÓPEZ ESTRADA“Blindspotting”(Summit Entertainment) MATTHEW HEINEMAN“A Private War”(Aviron Pictures) BOOTS RILEY“Sorry To Bother You”(Annapurna Pictures) Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary MORGAN NEVILLE“Won’t … Read More Oscars Watch: 71st Annual Directors Guild of America Award Nominees

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

Best Film: “Green Book”Best Director: Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman”Best Actor: Christian Bale – “Vice”Best Actress (TIE): Nicole Kidman – “Destroyer” & Toni Collette – “Hereditary”Best Supporting Actor: Richard E. Grant – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”Best Supporting Actress: Rachel Weisz – “The Favourite”Best Original Screenplay: “The Favourite” – Deborah Davis and Tony McNamaraBest Adapted Screenplay: “Black Panther” – Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert ColeBest … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Nevada Film Critics Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

Best Film “A Star Is Born” Runner-Up: “BlacKkKlansman” “First Reformed” “Roma” “Vice” Best Director Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Runner-Up: Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Adam McKay – “Vice” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Runner-Up: Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Willem Dafoe – “At Eternity’s Gate” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 St. Louis Film Critics Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture “Roma” “BlacKkKlansman” “The Favourite” “First Reformed” “If Beale Street Could Talk” Best Director Spike Lee – “BlacKkKlansman” Alfonso Cuarón – “Roma” Barry Jenkins – “If Beale Street Could Talk” Yorgos Lanthimos – “The Favourite” Paul Schrader – “First Reformed” Best Actor Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Christian Bale – “Vice” Willem Dafoe – “At Eternity’s Gate” Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Viggo … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2018 Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Awards

Best Picture “The Hate U Give” “BlacKkKlansman” “Black Panther” “Eighth Grade” “Green Book” “The Favourite” “A Quiet Place” “Roma” “Searching” “A Star Is Born” Best Actor Rami Malek – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Christian Bale – “Vice” Bradley Cooper – “A Star Is Born” Ethan Hawke – “First Reformed” Viggo Mortensen – “Green Book” Best Actress Toni Collette – “Hereditary” Olivia Colman – “The Favourite” Lady … Read More Oscars Watch: 2018 Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Awards

Proof News: Monday, May 14th, 2018 – Deadpool 2 Marketing, Suspiria Remake, & BlacKkKlansman Trailer

MARK YOUR CALENDARS November 2nd, 2018: “Suspiria” (Horror remake directed by Luca Guadagnino) MOVIE NEWS DEADPOOL 2 || Ryan Reynolds has been everywhere promoting his latest film “Deadpool 2,” showing up in commercials for Trolli Gummies in the shape of his tiny hands from the first “Deadpool,” starring opposite David Beckham in a TV spot, partnering with 7Eleven to bring new Slurpees and Chimichangas … Read More Proof News: Monday, May 14th, 2018 – Deadpool 2 Marketing, Suspiria Remake, & BlacKkKlansman Trailer

Quick Review: Oldboy (2013)

OLDBOY (2013) BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 30, 2013 Nowhere near the masterpiece that is Park Chan-wook’s “Oldboy,” Spike Lee gives an admirable attempt at bringing the 2003 cult classic to life in American cinemas. Josh Brolin embodies the drunken misogynist, Joe Doucett that we eventually root for after he’s framed for his ex-wife’s murder and imprisoned by an unknown person for 20 years. However, his … Read More Quick Review: Oldboy (2013)