Archive for January 23, 2018

And the Nominees Are: Analyzing the 90th Academy Awards Nominations

Oscar nominees were announced this morning. Let’s see what it all means.

What I love about this day is that we’re no longer guessing what can or will be. Now we’re left with what is, and this is the reality going forward. So now it’s a matter of figuring out what’ll win.

But, before we move onto that, let’s look at what happened and try to figure out why it happened. And, more importantly, how I did in guessing it. Because I am nothing if not narcissistic.

Here are the 90th Academy Award nominations: (more…)


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Pic of the Day: “Can’t we have peace in this house even on New Year’s Eve?” “You got it mixed up with Christmas. New Year’s Eve is when people go back to killing each other.”


And the Nominees Are… (2017)

The Oscar nominations were just announced. I’ll write them up later, but here they are:

Best Picture

Call Me by Your Name

Darkest Hour

Dunkirk

Get Out

Lady Bird

Phantom Thread

The Post

The Shape of Water

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (more…)