“La La Land – The Complete Musical Experience” Album Has Every Last Note Of Film’s Music (LINKS)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECV1oZ2QTfg It's the equivalent of a complete Broadway Original Cast Album. The La La Land soundtrack has been out for months, and the score soon followed. But now for the first time in one complete experience is the entire musical of the Academy Award winning movie - including bonus tracks like the 80s party band covering "Take [...]

Oscar Ballot Error Memes Hit Twittersphere (TWEETS)

It was bound to happen. Here are a few of the memes that are riffing off of - or responding to - the real ballot image (above) of Moonlight's Best Picture Oscar win. https://twitter.com/thisjenlewis/status/836089977763061761 https://twitter.com/peterdaou/status/836214008969637891 https://twitter.com/thisjenlewis/status/836086154491416576 https://twitter.com/RonanFarrow/status/836094568202448896 And my favorite: https://twitter.com/Deshasuxx/status/836239368301916160?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

THE 89TH ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS: Analysis & Full List of Winners (AWARDS 2016)

A La La Landslide turned into a Moonlight blindside. In what was the most bizarre ending in Oscar history (or possibly the most bizarre Oscar moment, period), and right up there with any live event ever, Moonlight was named Best Picture of 2016 at the 89th Annual Academy Awards after La La Land had already been announced as the winner. [...]

“Brutally Honest Oscar Ballots” Unleash Hot Takes From Anonymous Voters (AWARDS 2016)

So, tell us what you really think. Six anonymous Academy voters do just that, thanks to The Hollywood Reporter's annual Awards Season tradition "Brutally Honest Oscar Ballots". This year's crop of mystery Academy members includes an unnamed Actress, Producer, Publicist, Executive, Actor, and Director, all who've either been nominated before or have been a part of [...]

Oscar Conversations On Variety’s “Playback” (PODCAST)

Variety's Playback podcast - hosted by Kristopher Tapley - is another great resource for in-depth conversations with Awards Season contenders, as well as insightful Oscar prognostication. Dating all the way back to September 2016, interviewees include nominees such as Mel Gibson, Barry Jenkins, Casey Affleck, Damien Chazelle, Viola Davis, Kenneth Lonergan, Ava DuVernay, Jeff Bridges, and many many more. These are serious conversations about the actual craft, process, [...]

The OFCC Podcast: Episode 3 – The Great Wall, Oscar Nominees, and More (PODCAST)

Episode 3: LA LA LAND is Hitler For this edition of The OFCC Podcast, available on iTunes, a roundtable of critics from the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle discuss the latest in movies for late February 2017. You can also stream Episode 3 by clicking here. On this episode, the roundtable includes: Host Charles Elmore, producer of Videodrone Tulsa Rod Lott, Editor and Writer for Flick Attack, and former OFCC President [...]

My Predictions for THE 89th ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS (AWARDS 2016)

Below are my predictions for the 2016 Academy Awards, in all 24 categories. The list has some commentary in the major categories, and then simple “Will Win” predictions for the undercard choices along with “Should Win” opinions. According to how I see it, the night’s big winner will be La La Land with 9 Academy Awards, including Best Picture. No other film will come close. [...]

First 5 Minutes Of ALIEN: COVENANT (VIDEO/IMAGE GALLERY)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkXgRlRao5I With a prologue clip titled "The Last Supper", this opening scene to Alien: Covenant literally sets the table for what's to come in this sequel to Prometheus. Helmed by returning director Ridley Scott, Alien: Covenant continues to advance the Alien mythology that Prometheus expanded. This is the studio's official synopsis: Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, [...]