APRIL 10 – APRIL 17, 2020 Between the annual busyness around the Oscar season, the fires that threatened my home in October, and now this worldwide pandemic, needless to say, some sections of this blog got left unattended. One of those was my weekly Stream Guide, a post devoted to telling what titles are freshly available on the different streaming apps. With everyone stuck … Read More Stream Guide: It Chapter Two (April 17, 2020)
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Hosted for the second year in a row by Aubrey Plaza, the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards honored the best in independent cinema down at the Santa Monica Beach. The top honor of Best Picture this year went to “The Farewell,” which also took Best Supporting Actress for Zhao Shuzhen. Also winning big was Adam Sandler, who addressed his Oscars snub and offered a very funny acceptance speech.
Today, I voted for the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Below is how I voted. The winners will be announced on February 8, 2020 with Aubrey Plaza hosting for the second year in a row. BEST FEATURE “Marriage Story” BEST FIRST FEATURE “The Mustang” BEST DIRECTOR Alma Har’el“Honey Boy” BEST FEMALE LEAD Renée Zellweger“Judy” BEST MALE LEAD Matthias Schoenaerts“The Mustang” BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE Zhao … Read More Oscars Watch: 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards – How I Voted
AFI MOVIES OF THE YEAR “1917” “The Farewell” “The Irishman” “Jojo Rabbit” “Joker” “Knives Out” “Little Women” “Marriage Story” “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” “Richard Jewell” AFI TV PROGRAMS OF THE YEAR “Chernobyl” “The Crown” “Fosse/Verdon” “Game Of Thrones” “Pose” “Succession” “Unbelievable” “Veep” “Watchmen” “When They See Us” AFI SPECIAL AWARD “Parasite” AFI SPECIAL AWARD “Fleabag”
The 29th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards, presented by the Independent Filmmaker Project, were held Monday, December 2 and it was a very Noah Baumbach night.
The Film Independent Spirit Awards is the premier awards event for the independent film community. Awards are given for Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best Feature Made for Under $500,000 (the John Cassavetes Award) and many more. Winners are chosen by those in the know: Film Independent Members. Voting Members receive select nominee screeners and are invited to attend free screenings of all nominated … Read More Oscars Watch: 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominees
THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE 2Sony Pictures | 2019 | 97 min | Rated PGDirected by Thurop Van Orman & John Rice BUY: $19.99RENT: $5.99 4K: $24.96BR: $19.96DVD: $17.99 4K: $24.99BR: $19.99 4K: $24.96BR: $19.962-DVD: $19.96DVD: $17.99 4K: $24.99BR EX: $22.99BR: $19.99DVD: $17.99 OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS The flightless angry birds and the scheming green piggies take their beef to the next level in THE ANGRY BIRDS … Read More Tuesday Releases: The Angry Birds Movie 2, Good Boys, & The Peanut Butter Falcon
Over a month before the Independent Spirit Award nominees are announced (Thursday, November 21st), the IFP (Independent Filmmaker Project) Gotham Independent Film Awards have announced their nominees. Winners are announced at a ceremony taking place on Monday, December 2nd. Last year’s winners included “First Reformed” and “Hereditary,” with “The Rider” winning the Best Feature category. Best Feature “The Farewell” “Hustlers” “Marriage Story” “Uncut Gems” … Read More Oscars Watch: 29th IFP Gotham Independent Film Award Nominees
Game Of Box Offices: “Spider-Man: Far From Home” fends off the newcomer competition “Crawl” and “Stuber”
The lackluster summer continues this weekend with no films posing even a mild threat to “Spider-Man: Far From Home” which fell a mere -51.0%, hanging on to the crown with $45.3 million. “Toy Story 4” stuck around in second place with another $20.9 million in its fourth weekend. The newcomers finally showed up at #3 with “Crawl” earning $12 million. Seeing as it was … Read More Game Of Box Offices: “Spider-Man: Far From Home” fends off the newcomer competition “Crawl” and “Stuber”
<Click film’s poster to see info/trailer> STUBER Directed By: Michael DowseStudio: 20th Century Fox Official Synopsis: When a mild-mannered Uber driver named Stu (Kumail Nanjiani) picks up a passenger (Dave Bautista) who turns out to be a cop hot on the trail of a brutal killer, he’s thrust into a harrowing ordeal where he desperately tries to hold onto his wits, his life and … Read More Theatrical Releases: Crawl & Stuber