Musings on 2019 Golden Globes nominations – and the egregious snubs

The award season is officially here… can you believe it? [I still don't believe it's Winter already, but well, whatchagonnado?] The Golden Globes nominations were announced this morning, and so the reactions for snubs and surprises have dominated social media. So why not add one more for the fun of it. Before we go into my …

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Quick thoughts on Oscars 2018 & the winners

It's almost 10 o'clock when I started writing this post so this is not gonna be a comprehensive post. I have a busy day ahead tomorrow as my department at work is having a musical chair moment moving a bunch of us to new cubicles. Plus there's also a snowstorm coming tomorrow (gah I sure …

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The obligatory Oscar 2018 predictions post: Who will win & who should win

Are you ready for the Oscars this weekend? Well like tax season, it's not like we have a choice, it's here whether we care about it or not. Well, it's the year I have to do TWO filings, thanks to our short film Hearts Want, my hubby and I have to file business (LLC) tax …

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2018 Golden Globe Awards: Commentary on winners, #TimesUp movement, highlights of the night

Can't believe award season is officially in full swing! Honestly I didn't even realize Golden Globes was this weekend until I heard something in the car as I was driving around. Fortunately I did have time to actually sit down and watch (and live tweeted) the event, though I tuned in late as I usually …

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Quick thoughts on Oscars 2017… and that crazy Best Picture mixup!

Well this is the first year where the Oscars almost escaped me… It's funny, there's a line that my lead character said in my Hearts Want script, 'I don't give a f*** about the Oscars…' Well, it seems his um, lack of enthusiasm seems to have rubbed off on me a bit. Suffice to say, …

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Five for the Fifth: FEBRUARY 2017 Edition

Welcome to FlixChatter's blog series! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts here. 1. Whoa, the first month of 2017 has come and gone! …

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2017 Golden Globe Awards: Thoughts on the Winners + Fave Moments of the Night

Well it's time for the obligatory award post of the year. I just tuned in right when the award presentation started, skipping the red carpet stuff. I quite enjoyed the La La Land themed opening, that was fun and that bit with Ryan Reynolds on top of the piano as Jimmy Fallon is impersonating Ryan …

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Award season chat: Musings on 2017 Golden Globes Nominations

Award season is in full swing! There are a plethora of awards already announced, but in years past, I normally only talk about a few of them, SAG, Golden Globes and of course, the Oscars. By the time I got to Twitter on Monday morning, people were already chiming in on their thoughts on the noms. It's no …

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It’s a wrap! ‘Moonlight’ and MN-made ‘Blood Stripe’ won TCFF 2016 top awards

It's a wrap!! The 2016 TCFF has concluded Saturday night with a festive closing night party. I saw four films Saturday night. Starting with two great documentaries Actors Of Sound and Free Cece, followed by two powerful emotional dramas, Lion and Moonlight. I had been crying so much watching Lion, a wonderful depiction of an incredible true …

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Musings on the TCFF 2016 Award finalists … championing indie films & women in film

I haven't had even an hour to blog all day today as I was watching films, interviewing talents and socializing at the mixer at the beautiful festival lounge at the Shoppes at West End. My head is still spinning as I'm writing this… my body is exhausted but my spirits are high from the exhilaration of …

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