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In past years we here at DFO have had extensive coverage (and amazing original artwork) of Oscar Season provided by our very own Make It Snow. This year due to several commitments he was unable to provide coverage.
Stay strong, friends. The yawning chasm of the Off-Season is upon us, but we're going to make it through this. Together.
We have real Oscar coverage coming, but I figured I would kick things off with my traditional I Ain't Seen Shit preview. Like most of you, I have not seen
Welcome to Oscars Evening, Commentists! I'm back, and I've got some more capital-T Takes on these awards, specifically the prestige categories, the short films, and the feature films that well-adjusted people probably care even less about than they do the short films. But first, I want to yell about something
Happy Oscar weekend! In past years, I know, I've spread this out a little more, but there were a few key films I had to go down to the wire to find time to watch. It's honestly still looking questionable whether I'll see everything on the list this year, thanks
Welcome to late January! It's a time we at DFO most associate with bitching that the goddamned Patriots are in the stupid fucking Super Bowl again, but that's not all these bleak winter weeks have to offer. There are also movie awards! Balls of Steel is already ably handling the
Good evening, Commentists! It's Oscar night, and I'm here to set the stage for your finest cinematological dick jokes. Here are the nominees for Best Picture, ranked, and my predictions for which of them will actually win.
10. Darkest Hour
Impeccably acted and unexpectedly pretty to look at. There are no bad movies
I did it. I had to go to two different theaters yesterday because the one I went to first was having "events" of some sort and had canceled all its normal screenings with minimal notice, but I regrouped, ate something, and saw the last movie on the list, the Aaron Sorkin
The animated features and short films are, collectively, some of my favorite awards-season categories. There's almost always something in there that's as good as most of the Best Picture nominees, and because it's not a Best Picture nominee, I get to feel smug about appreciating it. Also, a lot of
Good afternoon, Commentists! Today I'm cruising on through the more artsy categories today, and here's a status update: I have three more feature films to watch, and another seven shorts still, and as of tomorrow all of them will be available to me. We're really doing this! Let's get into
Good afternoon, Commentists. We're a week from Oscar night, and and my plan was to cover all the "technical categories" today, but that was before I did a little more research and discovered that there are seven technical categories and that they include costume design and production design. And, look,
Good afternoon, Commentists. We're ten days from the Oscars, and I believe that this will finally be the year that I can claim to have watched everything. Some of you may remember how close I've gotten the past couple of years; I missed the animated film My Life as a Courgette last year,
Good morning! Condolences to any of you who are actually awake when this goes live. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will announce the nominees for its ridiculous, interminable award show in a few hours, and as a man who's seen, like, forty or so of 2017's new