Tag Archives: La La Land

‘Soul’ also made me very uncomfortable

7/10 Soul is a charming and often hilarious movie about the desperate drive to live, both in the physical and spiritual senses. It’s a great watch, none of its flaws are damning, and I would recommend it for just about … Continue reading

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Eat shit, Disney

Last week, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced big changes for upcoming ceremonies at the behest of the Disney-ABC Television Group that owns the awards ceremony broadcast rights through 2028. Among other changes meant to reduce runtime … Continue reading

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‘Greatest Showman’ not enough

4/10 The Greatest Showman has some lofty ambitions, but it’s just kind of shitty. The film is a heavily fictionalized account of the life of P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) and the founding of the circus in the 1840s and ’50s. … Continue reading

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The Open Bar Review – Moonlight

In which Paul and I discuss the 2016 Best Picture winner, La La Land Moonlight. 

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Oscar upset isn’t fair to anyone

Presenters shocked the world last night by presenting the Academy Award for Best Picture to the wrong movie due to a clerical error. While no one wanted this onstage situation, in which La La Land producers were asked to physically … Continue reading

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