‘Billboards’ Not 100: A Race Problem In The Oscar Race

Every year, there’s one: an awards season frontrunner I don’t like very much. I rarely hate the movie — well, not at first. I found some degree of pleasure in films like The King’s Speech, La La Land, Birdman, and Argo the first time I saw them, though my reviews were mixed. But then the […]

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Top Ten Films: 2009

Continuing my retrospective Top 10 lists… Okay, so this was the year the Oscars got on my nerves for announcing ten Best Picture nominees. (And judging by what was included in those ten, I think we can all agree that I was right to be irked… which is some vindication, at least.)

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