Hey gang, so the Oscars were last night and, as weird as it may sound, they kinda nailed it. The ceremony itself was fine, but I was thrilled by all the winners: my personal Top 5 Favorite Movies of 2019 (Rocketman, Marriage Story, Ford V Ferrari, Toy Story 4, and Little Women) ALL won at least one award and I couldn’t be more thrilled. I also LOVE Parasite, 1917, Jojo Rabbit, and wish a huge congrats to all of the other winners.
BUT…every year, I do offer my PERSONAL awards (usually a little bit earlier than this…) honoring the Best Movies, Performances, Ensembles, etc. of the year. Disclaimer: these awards are not actually worthy anything except bragging rights, I cannot provide any money or trophy, however if you want to provide ME with money or a trophy, I’ll gladly take it all for myself.
Now, let’s kick off the 2020 My Movie Thoughts Awards!!
Hey all, with Black Mirror returning next week (can’t wait!!), I figured I’d give you guys my updated review of my favorite episode of the show. Spoiler Alert: I still love it. I contend San Junipero is possibly the best single hour of television that I’ve ever seen. So yeah, TLDR: it’s great! However, I wrote this for my Intro the TV class back in the fall (I think I actually wrote the majority of it on my birthday? which was a delightful way to spend some downtime that day) and figured I’d spell out why you guys should definitely watch this episode before the series returns.
No spoilers! Enjoy!
Hey all! Here’s an essay I wrote for my DreamWorks/Pixar class at school this past semester. I was able to discuss the visual style of any DreamWorks or Pixar film and I specifically went out to see the latest How to Train Your Dragon (The Hidden World) so I could write about it (and add it to my list of movies seen in 2019). Since I didn’t give you guys any succinct thoughts on it in February, enjoy this longer discussion!
Hey guys! So something I used to do was publish articles here that I also put in my high school newspaper, but being in college now, I typically dedicate most of my movie writing to the essays I do in classes (and the occasional post on here……). But I figured my essays could be a great way of keeping you all up to date on what I’m watching and writing while in film school.
So last semester I took a class entirely based around Alfred Hitchcock’s filmography. I watched, I think, 20-25 of his movies? And I was assigned to compare a 2018 thriller to Hitchcock’s work and style. So here goes!
Once again friends, it is time for the My Movie Thoughts Awards!! These are my picks for the best of 2018 in certain categories that go more in depth than just my best movies of the year list and best scenes of the year list. Enjoy all!