A recap of the Oscar ceremony and my predictions.
The day before the Oscars, here are my predictions. We will see…
An Overview and comparison of this year’s documentary feature nominees. (And a prediction of who will win!)
An analysis of audience, critic, and Academy ratings and an initial ranking of all 41 of this year’s movies. (Before seeing any of them!)
A review of various rankings of all 38 movies from 2020. Read at your peril.
A summary of this year’s documentary features and a comparison to last year’s
A list of 34 movies with general recommendations and a discussion of ‘drama’!
Parasite (5 Stars) Joker (4.5 Stars) Knives Out (4 Stars) Ad Astra (3.5 Stars) Les Miserables (3 Stars) IMDB Benchmarks (Dark Knight/Psycho) The main characteristic
Toy Story 4 (5 Stars) Parasite (5 Stars) Marriage Story (4.5 Stars) Two Popes (4 Stars) Knives Out (4 Stars) Klaus (3.5 Stars) Once Upon
A Summary of the Biography movies of the year.
The Irishman (4.5 Stars) Joker (4.5 Stars) Knives Out (4 Stars) Les Miserables (3 Stars) Richard Jewell (3 Stars) IMDB Benchmark (The Godfather/12 Angry Men)
Little Women (5 Stars) Marriage Story (4.5 Stars) I Lost My Body (4 Stars) Judy (3.5 Stars) IMDB Benchmarks (Forrest Gump/Casablanca) By far, the best
An Overview of this year’s Oscar-nominated movies in the Adventure genre.
An Overview of this year’s Oscar nominated movies in the Fantasy genre.
An overview of this year’s Oscar-nominated movies in the Family genre.
Five candidates but I think it is a toss up between the Avengers movie and Ford v Ferrari for pure bombastic action.
Three movies listed in the genre, but only one meets my criteria. Still, they are all fun to watch.
There are animated films for adults, kids, and both. Here are my suggestions from the last two years.
Three Musicals this year – Rocketman is probably the best.
Three very different mysteries to keep you guessing.
A Summary of this year’s movie reviews in the minor genres. And comparisons to last year’s entries.
A Review of my predictions, which were mostly wrong, and what happened!
Without seeing any of the 38 movies nominated, I completed my ballot based on my understanding of the politics involved. Remember, more than 5 correct guesses and you beat random choices!
An initial ranking of all 38 movies based purely on audience and critical reactions and Oscar nomination patterns.
A ranking of the 2019 movies by genre with an explanation of my choices.
Now that we have finished watching, and reviewing, the 37 movies nominated for major-category Oscars in 2019, I only have a few days to get