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Our 2018 Oscar Predictions

    Oscar pre­dic­tions (for the main cat­e­gories) by Paul Stathakis | March 4, 2017   Best Pic­ture: “Three Bill­boards Out­side Ebbing, Mis­souri” Best Actor in a Lead­ing Role: Gary Old­man, “Dark­est Hour” Best Actress in a Lead­ing Role: Frances McDor­mand, “Three Bill­boards Out­side Ebbing, Mis­souri” Best Actor in Sup­port­ing Role: Sam Rock­well, “Three Bill­boards Out­side Ebbing, Mis­souri” Best Actress in Sup­port­ing Role: Alli­son Jan­ney,…

The 10 Films of 2017

    Select­ed by Paul Stathakis | March 4, 2018   Luca Guadagnino’s tale of romance between two male lovers was the year’s most mov­ing pic­ture. A roman­tic dra­ma can only touch us if it has a strong and con­vinc­ing love sto­ry at its core. “Call Me By Your Name” is for­tu­nate to have one that blos­soms large­ly because of the chem­istry between Oliv­er (Armie…

Baby Driver

Baby (Ansel Elgo­rt) is very par­tic­u­lar. He most­ly keeps to him­self and receives guid­ance from his music. In fact, it goes beyond that. Every­thing must some­how move to the rhythms that play on his Ear­Pods. He’s like Peter Quill’s dis­tant cousin. The music speaks to Baby and he too has a col­lec­tion of audio cas­settes that have con­sid­er­able sen­ti­men­tal val­ue, notably one labelled “mom” for…

2017 Oscars: The Complete List of Winners

  In case you missed it, here is the full list of the win­ners of the 2017 Acad­e­my Awards (which aired on Feb­ru­ary 26, 2017):   Best pic­ture: “Moon­light” Actor: Casey Affleck, “Man­ches­ter By the Sea” Actress: Emma Stone, “La La Land” Direc­tor: Damien Chazelle, “La La Land” Sup­port­ing actress: Vio­la Davis, “Fences” Sup­port­ing actor: Maher­sha­la Ali, “Moon­light” Orig­i­nal screen­play: “Man­ches­ter By the Sea” Adapt­ed…