• Oscar Night Review

    Quick:  Name the three previous Best Picture Oscar winners. While you’re “um”ing and “er”ing trying to remember, I’ll bet when someone asks, “Who won Best Picture the year ‘La La Land’ came out?”, you’ll remember it was...

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  • My 2017 Oscar Picks

    2016 was a good year for movies and an outstanding year for black stories, films, film makers and actors.  It was proof that if you can get a good story into the hands of a good producer...

    • Posted 360 days ago
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  • “La La Land” Written and Directed by Damien Chazelle

      Dan Walker on Film       Director: Damien Chazelle (“Whiplash”) Main Cast: Ryan Gosling (“Lars and the Real Girl”, “Drive”, “The Big Short”) Emma Stone (“The Help”, “Birdman”, “Irrational Man”) Running Time:  128 Minutes ____________________________________________________________________________...

    • Posted 378 days ago
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  • My Oscar Choices

    Let me go into this saying I have very little confidence in picking winners this year but I want to give the main categories a rundown before the ceremonies.  I originally entitled this article “My Oscar Predictions”...

    • Posted 1096 days ago
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  • A Few Thoughts on Some of 2014′s Films and the Buildup to the Oscars

    I’m disappointed Eddie Redmayne (left) won the Screen Actors Guild award for “The Theory of Everything” for the reason I mentioned in my review of “Birdman.”  While his performance was authentic and convincing, I think it’s easier...

    • Posted 1118 days ago
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