“And the nominees are…”

  I’ve been nominated for an award, for blogging! And here I thought I haven’t written nearly enough in the last few months to be considered a real blogger. However, it really means something to be nominated by bloggers you follow yourself. I was nominated by Film Music Central, who writes great pieces on music in films, film reviews, and even events (like the Olympics) If … Continue reading “And the nominees are…”

The Critic Paradox: Why I’ll Never Write a Review Again.

    Riggan: “No! I’m not finished! There’s nothing here about technique! There’s nothing in here about structure! There’s nothing in here about intentions! It’s just a bunch of crappy opinions, backed up by even crappier comparisons. This doesn’t cost you anything! The fuck! you risk nothing!” One of the my favorite scenes of Birdman, directed by  Alejandro González Iñárritu, is the bar scene, in … Continue reading The Critic Paradox: Why I’ll Never Write a Review Again.

And the Oscar goes to… A Flawed Award Ceremony.

           The Academy Awards are largely known for being one of the most (if not the most) prestigious award ceremonies in Film Making and business. This year, however, a lack of diversity in its nominees for the second year in a row has caused a backlash of negative press for the event. It’s a subject so talked about even Presidential candidates … Continue reading And the Oscar goes to… A Flawed Award Ceremony.