Episode 19 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema Triple Frontier, @ 0:55 Captain Marvel, @ 21:09 Belated Oscar Tidbits, @ 38:08 Outro / Contact Info, @ 42:14 On this episode of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and Jeff buckle up as Marvel goes for Girl Power while Ben Affleck and Oscar [...]

Spielberg VS Netflix: What He’s Fighting For – And Isn’t (ANALYSIS)

Steven Spielberg hasn’t even addressed the Academy yet, but Film Twitter isn't waiting to render its own verdict. Things have gotten so heated, it's even garnered its own trending hashtag: #SpielbergVSNetflix. Ever since it was reported that the iconic director of enduring blockbusters and Oscar-winning classics was going to speak to the Academy board about [...]

Spielberg To Take A Stand Against Netflix At The Academy (AWARDS / ANALYSIS)

Streaming is TV. You can distill Steven Spielberg's opposition to Netflix competing for Academy Awards down to those three words. (Full disclosure: I'm #TeamSpielberg on this one.) Spielberg is about to make an official argument to the board of the Academy, the film industry org that produces the Oscars, that rules of eligibility should change. [...]

Force Strong In Saga-Expansive Trailer STAR WARS: ALWAYS (FILM FUN) If we're going to keep making new Star Wars movies, maybe Topher Grace should produce one of them. He certainly makes a case for it as co-editor of the best Star Wars fan edit I've ever seen. In five minutes, he and fellow editor Jeff Yorkes summarize the expanse of the 8-episode Skywalker saga [...]

THE 91ST ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS: Analysis & Full List of Winners (AWARDS 2018)

The biggest winner of the night? The Academy. (The list of actual winners can be seen at the bottom of this in-depth Oscar night analysis.) After a toxic awards season that was often completely outside of the Academy's control but was then further complicated by the Academy and its constant mishandling of how it was producing the [...]

Films of 2018 (Part 2): Nick Flora & I Complete Top 10s On The ALL TIME FAVORITE Podcast (PODCAST)

It started with a comeback. Now it ends with a reveal. Here's Part 2 of my return to Nick Flora's All Time Favorite podcast, where we have fun talking about our picks for the Best / Favorite Films of 2018. In this conclusion, we complete our Top 10 lists, counting up from 5 to 1. (To hear [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 18 – ALITA, DRAGON 3, Oscars Preview, & More (PODCAST)

Episode 18 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema Alita: Battle Angel, @ 0:50 How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, @ 10:49 The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, @ 14:36 Cold War, @ 15:40 Academy Awards Preview: Awards Season analysis & Oscar Predix, @ 21:38 Outro, @ 46:39 On [...]