Song of the Day – ‘The Jedi Steps’

  So last night around this time I was in Texas with Aaron and my old professor Dr. Rodriguez talking about ‘Trojan War’ and the Business and life.  I’m familiar with Southern hospitality because of my roots but it was still a fun night for myself and Aaron and judging by the immediate feedback it […]

Oscar Prediction 2017 – Best Picture

  KIMMEL: And here to present tonight’s final award, from ‘Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later’ Malik Aziz, and the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama. (Malik and Obama walk on to the stage.  There’s a fifteen minute standing ovation, shattering Chaplin’s record.) OBAMA: Thank you.  West Texas outlaws.  An African-American homosexual […]

Oscar Predictions 2017 – Best Lead Actor & Actress

  Here are the nominees for Best Actress in a Leading Role: Isabelle Huppert – Elle Ruth Negga – Loving Natalie Portman – Jackie Emma Stone – La La Land Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins Who Should Win: Oh boy.  Well, let’s see.  We’re talking ‘best use of 2017 Emma Stone’ or ‘best use of […]

Oscar Predictions 2017 – Best Supporting

  Here are the nominees for Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Mahershala Ali – Moonlight Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea Dev Patel – Lion Michael Shannon – Nocturnal Animals Who Should Win: It’s been a good year for movies, which means the supporting categories could easily […]

Oscar Predictions 2017 – Best Director

  Here are the nominees for Best Director: Denis Villeneuve – Arrival Mel Gibson – Hacksaw Ridge Damien Chazelle – La La Land Kenneth Lonergan – Manchester by the Sea Barry Jenkins – Moonlight Who Should Win: Might as well start the ‘La La Land’ vs ‘Moonlight’ debate out the blocks.  Like MVPs in sports, is […]

‘Extremis’

  While not graphic, ‘Extremis’ is by design, hard to watch.  This Oscar nominated short documentary covers a subject everyone needs to prepare for but no one wants to: what’s the protocol if you (or a member of your family) due to health or accident, needs to be hooked up to a machine to continue […]