Many nominated movies are already on Netflix.
A-Sides with Jon Chattman: It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Another Person Making Oscar Predictions!
I used to be obsessed with movies -- I arguably still am, though it's impossible to get to the multiplexes when you have
A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Top Films and Performances of 2015; 10 Achievements the Oscars Better Not Forget
Last year -- Oct. 21 to be exact -- hordes of fanboys celebrated Back to the Future Day, which was the date in which Marty McFly traveled to save his children in Back to the Future Part II. Well, fittingly, the cinematic year of 2015 was all about going back in time.
"Birdman" and "Boyhood" have gotten most of the Oscar headlines over the last month, but it's Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" that
Some years were quieter celebrations, but just as ceremonial. Even watching them on my own, I bowed to the sense of occasion. I lined up my time-honored snacks, burrowed under my favorite quilt and glued myself to the proceedings, shouting at the screen the entire time.
“Historically, and this is truly my feeling, generally speaking we as black people have been celebrated more for when we
"Parvaneh" "Parvanah" follows an Afghan immigrant as she travels to Zurich and explores an unlikely friendship. "The Reaper
"Selma" picked up a nomination in the Best Film category, but the Academy's snub of director Ava DuVernay and lead actor
Ira Sachs and Mauricio Zacharias, Best Original Screenplay for "Love is Strange" Damien Chazelle, Best Director for "Whiplash
This year's crop of best acting nominees in the lead and supporting roles somehow manage to represent the archetypes of every person you've ever dated. To wit...