Tag: Academy Awards
The last few months of the year are known as Oscar season because it is the time in which studios release the films they intend to have contend for the Academy Awards. But just because you release your film during this time doesn’t automatically make it good enough to compete. Here are some infamous examples.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s seminal science fiction film, this is an attempt to explain just how much the film has influenced the industry over that time period.
Kathryn Bigelow has reentered the awards season with Detroit; offering the best ensemble cast you’ll see all year (both big name and soon to be breakout stars) Bigelow puts us in the murkier throes of the 1967 Detroit Riots by resurfacing some of its buried horrors. In the Algiers Motel incident three black teenage boys were slain by the hand of their protectors. One murder was left unsolved and the others were ruled “Justifiable Homicide” allowing all involved cops to walk unconvicted.
The Academy Awards are upon us! Join us as we discuss our Oscar picks and those nominees which deserve to win the most.