Best Picture Oscar Nominees 2021
(5 Stars) A perfectly crafted movie with profound impact.
Judas and the Black Messiah
A powerful drama with terrific acting from Kaluuya, but needs some work on the story. (4 Stars)
(4 Stars) A look at a troubled man and a tough time in Hollywood.
(3.5 Stars). Technically near perfect, but ‘Where’s the beef?’
(3.5 Stars) Pretty to look at, but not enough anger!
Promising Young Woman
(4.5 Stars) A terrific thriller that is also a romantic comedy and a social commentary. Fun in many ways, but with an important message.
Sound of Metal
(4 Stars) An important film that explores the world of sound.
Trial of the Chicago 7
(4 Stars) A good telling of an important moment in history that is relevant today.