The 10 Films of 2016

    Selected by Paul Stathakis | February 14, 2017   A grand musical for the ages. They just don’t make pictures like “La La Land” anymore. There’s a little something for everyone to admire here. It’s infused with energy, vigor, optimism, passion, romance, charm, and drama. It’s classic Hollywood at a time when Hollywood needs it the most. It stars the charming Emma Stone and…

2016 Oscars: The Complete List of Winners

    Below is a full list of the 2016 nominees, with the winners in blue: Best motion picture of the year “The Big Short” “Bridge of Spies” “Brooklyn” “Mad Max: Fury Road” “The Martian” “The Revenant” “Room” “Spotlight” Original screenplay “Bridge of Spies” by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen “Ex Machina” by Alex Garland “Inside Out” by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh…

Our 2016 Oscar predictions are in!

    Oscar predictions (for the main categories) by Paul Stathakis | February 28, 2016   Best Picture: “Spotlight” Best Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu, “The Revenant” Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant” Best Actress: Brie Larson, “Room” Best Supporting Actor: Sylvester Stallone, “Creed” Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl” Best Animated Feature: “Inside Out” Best Documentary: “The Look of Silence” Best Foreign Language…

The 10 Films of 2015

    Selected by Paul Stathakis | February 26, 2016   No other film in 2015 was as bold as “Spotlight.” It features wondrous performances from its all-star cast which includes Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery, Liev Schreiber, and Stanley Tucci. Based on the Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize winning investigation that exposed child abuse within the Catholic Church. The subject matter is…