Tag: Moonlight

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Academy Awards stunner: Surprise winner Moonlight steals Oscars stage

“Moonlight” deserved to win Best Picture. “La La Land” deserved to win Best Picture. Watch them both. Enjoy them both.

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Oscar Nominations Reaction: La La Land and then everything else

​So did “La La Land” get nominated for anything?  I’m sure I didn’t hear their name called more than 14 times early this morning, tying a record for most nominations in Academy Awards history. It’s a City of Stars and we’re all just living in it. If you haven’t already seen “La La Land,” you’re going to want to go and watch Damien Chazelle’s … Read More Oscar Nominations Reaction: La La Land and then everything else

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Academy Award Nominations: How they should go

Offered without commentary, here’s how tomorrow’s Academy Award nominations should go (in alphabetical order): Best Picture 1. Arrival 2. Fences 3. Hell or High Water  4. La La Land  5. Lion 6. Manchester By The Sea  7. Moonlight 8. Nocturnal Animals  9. Silence Best Actor 1. Casey Affleck – Manchester By The Sea  2. Andrew Garfield – Silence 3. Ryan Gosling – La La … Read More Academy Award Nominations: How they should go

Moonlight: Golden Globe winner a wonderfully affecting drama

Three hours in, it seemed pretty safe to assume Barry Jenkins’ subtle and powerful independent character drama would go home empty handed Sunday. Things changed drastically, though, when “Moonlight” ended the night with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s biggest prize: the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture – Drama. “Moonlight” was an unexpected winner after coming up just short in Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala … Read More Moonlight: Golden Globe winner a wonderfully affecting drama