Classics and currents and clusterf*cks, oh my!

Film

Oscar Derby 2017 Finale

February 27, 2017

Well… uh… that was an Oscar first, wasn’t it? I admit I did not anticipate that. Last night was the 89th Academy Awards and in a surprise last second twist actors […]

Film

Oscar Derby 2017: How I’d Vote

February 22, 2017

The time has come, one and all — this upcoming Sunday is the 89th Academy Awards. As I did last year, I am presenting you with an entire post about how I’d […]

Film

Oscar Derby 2017: WGA

February 20, 2017

The Oscar Derby is in the homestretch. Last night was the last of our major guild awards before Oscar night. Yes, it was the 69th Writers Guild Awards, held by the […]

Film

Oscar Derby 2017 Special: The BAFTAs

February 13, 2017

Last night was the 70th annual British Academy Film Awards. Though overlap between the BAFTAs and the Academy Awards is nothing, “momentum” is an invaluable concept in the Oscar Derby. And […]

Bad Movies w/ Brad

Bad Movies with Brad: Space Cases

February 8, 2017

I am interrupting the regularly scheduled Bad Movies with Brad to issue a dire warning for this Valentine’s Day. Next week, many of you will no doubt be taking your partner […]

Film

Oscar Derby 2017: DGA

February 6, 2017

The 69th Directors’ Guild Awards were held on Saturday, February 4th and it was indeed Damien Chazelle (i.e. he of La La Land) who took home the big award for Achievement in […]

Film

Oscar Derby 2017: PGA and SAG

January 30, 2017

Welcome back to the derby, darlings! Over the weekend we saw both the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards and the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Awards, with La La Land and Hidden […]

Film

Oscar Derby 2017: The Nominations!

January 25, 2017

In case you missed it (or missed hearing about it) the nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced yesterday. So I’m about a day late to the proceedings here; but […]

Books

Moose Chat: Favorite Adaptations

January 23, 2017

A good adaptation is a rare jewel, a fine Brunello di Montalcino, ambrosia and other hyperbole. They can be hard to find. With this in mind, the Moose would like to […]

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