Catching up with Oscar-nominated Movies – Searches for ‘Everything Everywhere’ + ‘Banshees of Inisherin’ soar after noms announcement

The dust hasn't quite settled on the Oscars nomination for pundits and cinephiles… I mean, I'm still reeling from the fact that my #1 film of 2022, The Woman King was grossly overlooked. Not even a nomination for Viola Davis which I thought would've been a shoo-in! In any case, you can read my gripes …

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Musings on 2023 Oscars Nominations – The biggest snubs + surprises

Happy #OscarsNominations2023! I actually woke up exactly at 7 AM this morning to watch the LIVE announcement on my phone. I don't know why as I had never done that before but my hubby usually is up by then so I thought I'd tune in to see the presenters announce the nominees. In any case, …

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Musings on Golden Globes 2023 Nominees – 5 Egregious Snubs + 5 Things I’m Excited About

Hey, look who's back! Not that I've missed the Golden Globes when NBC decided not to air last year's event following the LA Times exposé that reported about the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's sheer lack of diversity (there were no Black journalist members) and unethical business practices. Major studios threatened to boycott unless they made …

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The Banshees of Inisherin (2022) Review – an amusingly bleak tale of a harrowing break-up

Everything was fine yesterday… such simple words, but yet it packs a punch when it's uttered from one friend to another. It sounds funny when I first heard it, but when I think more about it, it's quite poignant, distressing even. And that's how Martin McDonagh's The Banshees of Inisherin operates from start to finish. Set …

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Twin Cities Film Fest unveils star-studded lineup for 2022 October festival

Happy Autumn Equinox!! 🍂 🍁 For the past decade or so, I have always associated Fall season with Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF), an organization I've been privileged and honored to be a part of since its inception.  A couple of days ago, TCFF unveiled its complete 2022 film catalog, revealing more than 140 movies …

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Trailer Spotlight: The Banshees of Inisherin with Brendan Gleeson + Colin Farrell

As Summer is winding down, I'm definitely looking forward to Fall movies! Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell reunite in Martin McDonagh's The Banshees of Inisherin since In Bruges (2008). I love In Bruges which inspired my trip with my hubby in 2014. It's been four years since McDonagh won an Oscar for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, …

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