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Daily Archives: January 24, 2017

Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” was hotly anticipated long before it even came out. After all, the writer/director was riding off the back of his Oscar winning “Whiplash” and brought with him a slew of talented leads including Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Despite these high expectations, “La La Land” did not fail to live up to the hype. The… Read more »

24 January 2017 | Features, Other Lists

The nominations are in, and as always there is much to discuss involving fun statistics, shocking omissions and inclusions which nobody saw coming. Before we get to the Top 10, here are some other interesting tidbits about the nominations: O.J.: Made in America – technically a miniseries – is among the documentaries recognized, making it the longest film to ever… Read more »

24 January 2017 | Features, Other Lists

One of the most devastating performances of the last year was Isabelle Huppert’s daring turn in Elle, by Paul Verhoeven. The French actress, already considered one of the greatest alive, delivered a career-defining performance as the victim of sexual assault who plots to get revenge on her assailant. She’s considered a frontrunner in the Best Actress race, going up against… Read more »

24 January 2017 | Features, Other Lists