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Sunday
Jan 27 2019

The 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Megan Mullaly showing one of her dad's residual checks from SAGMegan Mullally served as host for the 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards with a droll,endearingly casual approach,often making Lady Gaga the brunt of good natured jokes.But as with most awards show she got out of the way very early.SAG is all awards and no frills.They even shortened the "I am an actor"intro this year,limiting it to just three people.There's no awards show that's faster than SAG but the continually nervous Oscar producers might want to consider,when trying to shorten their own ceremony,  that SAG is not even a fraction as popular as the Globes or Oscars,亚博主页both of which are considerably longer!

The winners and notes...

BEST ACTOR IN A TV COMEDYTony Shalhoub,The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
Tony Shalhoub has prepared nothing because,he suggests,his category was too great to think he'd win.This seems naive since he is an awards magnet.He probably has to wear protective gear whenever entering a ceremony,lest he be pummelled with statuettes of all kinds...

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Thursday
Jan 17 2019

Final Predictions: Best Actor & Best Actress

Other than the shorts,which we'll get to this weekend,we're all finished with our final Oscar predictions.Though we're at the top two most discussed categories,I regret to inform that this will surely be anti-climactic since I'm sticking with previous predictions in both cases.But here's why...

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Monday
Dec 24 2018

Podcast: Aquaman Into the Poppins-Verse

Nathaniel RandMurtada ElfadlandChris Feiltalk new films


Index (51 minutes)
00:01Mary Poppins Returns,the songs,the costumes,the Blunt
20:17 James Wan bonkers vision ofAquaman,shirtlessness and the lack thereof, and the kick-ass fun Nicole Kidman is having as Aquamom
30:08 Returning to the Poppins-Verse for a moment
33:20Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verseand comic book style
40:40 Split opinions onCold Warbut we all love the cinematography,music,and the performance of its leading actress Joanna Kulig
46:47 Murtada makes us talk aboutBeale Street...again.
49:45 Wrap-up

Further Reading / References
Pawel Pawlikowski on KCRW's "The Business"
Chris's review ofAquaman
Yahya Abdul-Mateen underneath the "Black Manta"suit
Jason's review ofCold War
Tim's review ofSpider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

You can listen to the podcast here at the bottom of the post ordownload from iTunes.Continue the conversations in the comments,won't you?

Into the Poppins-Verse

Wednesday
Dec 19 2018

Podcast: Ben is Back,Beale Street,Vice,and those pesky SAG nods

Nathaniel RandMurtada Elfadlwelcome special guest Alfred Soto to talk new films & SAG fallout


Index (61 minutes)
00:01 SAG nomination leftover feelings
05:00 None of us likedViceand the reviews are mixed.We still think it's an awards contender so we discuss the question of latebreakers in each awards season.
11:45 Randomness: Ethan Hawke,Bohemian Rhapsody,and the Florida Film Critics Circle
20:40Ben is Backstarring Lucas Hedges (with sidebars ofBoy ErasedandBeautiful Boy)
33:40If Beale Street Could Talk
45:00 Reader Q: A fine element of a buzzy movie that's not being talked up
49:17 Reader Q: Is Best Actress actually set already?
51:00 Reader Q: If there wasn't Category Fraud this year what would be happening in Supporting Actress?
53:30 Reader Q: Reassign an Oscar win - what's the cascading effect?
59:40 Wrap up

Further Reading / References
Murtada'sIf Beale StreetReview
Nathaniel'sIf Beale StreetQuick Take
Alfred's controversial review ofRoma
Alfred's Florida Film Critics ballot
Best Actress Race

You can listen to the podcast here at the bottom of the post ordownload from iTunes.Continue the conversations in the comments,won't you?

Beale St,Ben is Back,Vice

Thursday
Nov 29 2018

Months of Meryl: Into the Woods (2014)

JohnandMattheware watching every single live-action film starring Meryl Streep.

#48 —TheWitch,a witch.

JOHN:In his reservedreviewof the original 1987 Broadway production ofInto the Woods,Frank Rich summed up the plot of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's beloved musical as such: "Cinderella and company travel into a dark,enchanted wilderness to discover who they are and how they might grow up and overcome the eternal,terrifying plight of being alone."Rich noted that,"in remaking Grimm stories,Mr.Sondheim's lyrics and Mr.Lapine's book tap into the psychological mother lode from which so much of life and literature spring."Sondheim and Lapine's dextrous,intertwined reimagining of classic Grimm fairy tales,from Little Red Riding Hood to Cinderella,offers a subversively adult version of these hallowed childhood fables and an artistic vision that seems fundamentally at odds with family-friendly Disney,the machine behind Rob Marshall's 2014 screen translation.

When unhappy fans pressed Sondheim upon the film's release to defend what felt like a compromised adaptation,he admitted that concessions were in fact happily made to secure a PG rating...

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Monday
Sep 17 2018

YNMS: Mary Poppins Returns

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Never need a reason,never need a rhyme
Movie trailer step in time!

It's finally here!After the jump theMary Poppins Returnstrailer and our Yes No Maybe So™ breakdown.

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