This awards season has probably been the most difficult to predict in years, with no clear frontrunners to point to. Will the path to the Oscars look clearer once tomorrow’s show ends? Probably not, since there isn’t any actual collusion between HFPA members and Academy members. Let’s not forget, the Globes are noticeable for always […]Read More Golden Globes 2018 Film Predictions: Who Will Emerge as the Winner in Hollywood’s Second Biggest Awards Show?
★★ A few great performances and a good soundtrack ultimately can’t save this bland musical from mediocrity, but at least they tried. Telling the “true” story of famous (infamous?) showman P.T. Barnum, played by Hugh Jackman, as he creates his world-famous circus with the help of his wife (Michelle Williams) and a business partner played […]Read More ‘The Greates Showman’ Review: An Uneven and Mediocre Musical
★★★★½ Growing up is the central theme in Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, Lady Bird, a small in scope but big in heart comedy-drama that hits all the right notes. The film deals with high school senior Christine “Lady Bird” McPhearson, played by Saoirse Ronan, and her many relationships with friends, romantic interests, and most prominently, […]Read More ‘Lady Bird’ Review: A Hilarious yet Moving Comedy-Drama