Ranking Oscars 2022 Best Picture + Acting Nominees

Can't believe we are STILL talking about the Oscars in late March. I hope they're moving the telecast back to late February next year and going forward. Well, I've talked about the Oscar nominees but I saw people were ranking the Best Picture nominees on Twitter, such as below, and I thought I'd do the …

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Top 10 Films of 2021 + 15 Honorable Mentions

Hello fellow film fans! My picks of best/favorite movies of 2021 is here! Per my blog tradition, I usually wait until mid January to post the obligatory Top 10 Best list. I always have to preface this kind of post that there are still plenty of 2021 movies I have not seen yet: The Worst …

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FlixChatter Review: BELFAST (2021)

I am drawn to films that are personal to the filmmaker, and when that said filmmaker is Sir Kenneth Branagh, well it adds another layer of intrigue. As the title says, the film is set in the capital of Northern Ireland. I'm not too familiar with the Troubles, that is the tumultuous period of ethno-nationalist …

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TWIN CITIES FILM FEST unveils 2021 lineup + my recommendations

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH HEADLINES OPENER THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN; KENNETH BRANAGH’S FESTIVAL HIT BELFAST NAMED 2021 CLOSING NIGHT SELECTION October is always a special time of year for me. No, not because it's Halloween season, but because Twin Cities Film Fest is upon us! TCFF returns this year with a hybrid program showcasing a …

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