Oscars 2016 Recap: The Top 15 Best, Worst, and Most Interesting Moments

The 2016 Oscars will forever go down surrounded by the controversies about diversity and the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, which caused various members of the film community to protest attending the Oscars. Host Chris Rock, came out right away and started the jokes about race, mentioning that black people in the 1960’s could have cared less about the Oscars back thenContinue reading “Oscars 2016 Recap: The Top 15 Best, Worst, and Most Interesting Moments”

American Sniper (2014)

American Sniper Directed by Clint Eastwood Written by Jason Hall Adapted from Chris Kyle’s Autobiography “War puts lightening in your bones and makes it hard to hold onto anything else,” Marc Lee tells his buddy Chris Kyle when he correlates war to holding onto an electric fence and not letting go. This line stuck withContinue reading “American Sniper (2014)”

Captain Phillips (2013)

Captain Phillips Directed by Paul Greengrass Written by Billy Ray The U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama was taken hostage in 2009 by Somali pirates, the ship was on route to sail through the Gulf of Aden and around the Horn of Africa. Commanding Officer, Captain Richard Phillips was in the thick of it all andContinue reading “Captain Phillips (2013)”

Oscars 2014 Recap: Top 10 Memorable Moments

Oscars 2014 Recap slash Top 10 Memorable Moments This year’s Oscars I have to say were one of the best. That was largely due to Ellen DeGeneres lively commentary and how she actually seemed to be having fun with the job. The show didn’t feel as stuffy and boring as it usually does. She tweeted imagesContinue reading “Oscars 2014 Recap: Top 10 Memorable Moments”

12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave (2013) Directed by Steve McQueen Written by John Ridley 12 Years a Slave is the harrowing true story, of an African American man who was once free, but was kidnapped and sold into slavery. What makes this different from other stories about slavery is that this one gives us the viewpointContinue reading “12 Years a Slave (2013)”