Awards Speculation: #OscarsSoWhite Returns From Hiatus?

Welcome back to the 2017 Awards Speculation series, where we speculate on specific Oscar categories, analyzing big players, potential dark horses and upcoming narratives. For the next few weeks, we will bring you a category every Friday to talk about how it might shake out over the upcoming months. If you have a suggestion, please include it in the comments below. […]

Historical Review: ‘Donnie Darko’ Remains a Thought-Provoking and Satirical Masterpiece the Third Time Around

Richard Kelly’s first film, “Donnie Darko” (2001), is among cinema’s more impressive debuts. Though the then 26-year-old writer and director’s film was a box office failure at first, it was critically well received and had a small but loyal fanbase that would eventually expand to the general public in years to come. Indeed, “Donnie Darko” […]

Awards Speculation: Female-Centric Films to Look Forward To in 2017

Every year, news outlets point to a film or media study to underscore the case that the entertainment industry is overcoming systemic practices of sexism. Last year, the female-led “Ghostbusters” reboot got people excited about the progressive steps studios were taking to end patriarchy in Hollywood. Around the same time, journalists were quick to point […]

Unveiling Universal Studios’ New Ride: ‘Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon’

Ensconced in the heart of Orlando, Florida rests one of the cornerstones of American entertainment and tourism. Universal Studios Florida is a most joyful hive of fans seeking out adventures with film, television, and various other forms of entertainment, providing a high-level experience for any guest, whether a novice or full-out nerd like yours truly. […]

2017 Awards Profile: Luca Guadagnino’s ‘Call Me By Your Name’ from Sony Pictures Classics

Welcome to the 2017 Awards Profile series, where we talk about high- and low-profile films coming to a theater near you at some point this year. We will analyze the potential for these films to be players for the Academy Awards, and while many of these have the potential to be recognized, many will not, […]