“Da 5 Bloods” Review by Nate Blake

Running Time: 155 Minutes Starring: Delroy Lindo, Chadwick Boseman, Jonathan Majors, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Jean Reno, Veronica Ngo, Paul Walter Hauser, Melanie Thierry Rated: R (Strong violence, grisly images and pervasive language) Da 5 Bloods debuted on Netflix yesterday and is the latest from director Spike Lee. It tells the story … Continue reading “Da 5 Bloods” Review by Nate Blake

“The Oscars Got It Right” by Nate Blake

Parasite won Best Picture! That actually happened! I had been hoping for that outcome ever since I first saw the South Korean thriller back in November. Even going into last night’s ceremony, with Parasite gaining momentum from screenwriting wins at the WGA and BAFTA awards the previous weekend, most pundits expected 1917 to take Best … Continue reading “The Oscars Got It Right” by Nate Blake

Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “Dances with Wolves” by Nate and Alex Blake

Welcome to the fifth installment of this year’s Oscar countdown series. We’re going to try to make an annual tradition of having a series of posts looking back on past Oscar winners in specific categories. To kick this off, this year we are starting with Best Picture winners. Each week between now and the Oscars, … Continue reading Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “Dances with Wolves” by Nate and Alex Blake

Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “Terms of Endearment” by Nate Blake

Welcome to the fourth installment of this year’s Oscar countdown series. We’re going to try to make an annual tradition of having a series of posts looking back on past Oscar winners in specific categories. To kick this off, this year we are starting with Best Picture winners. Each week between now and the Oscars, … Continue reading Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “Terms of Endearment” by Nate Blake

Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “Forrest Gump” by Nate Blake

Welcome to the third installment of this year’s Oscar countdown series. We’re going to try to make an annual tradition of having a series of posts looking back on past Oscar winners in specific categories. To kick this off, this year we are starting with Best Picture winners. Each week between now and the Oscars, … Continue reading Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “Forrest Gump” by Nate Blake

Nate and Alex’s Oscar Nominations Reactions

Nate: I’m going to preface these reactions by saying that in recent years the Oscars have gone from my favorite film awards show to one of my least favorite (it’s only marginally better than the Golden Globes at this point). I find myself increasingly more interested in the nominees for the Critics Choice Awards, the … Continue reading Nate and Alex’s Oscar Nominations Reactions

Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “Birdman” by Alex and Nate Blake

Nate:  Welcome to the second installment of this year’s Oscar countdown series. We’re going to try to make an annual tradition of having a series of posts looking back on past Oscar winners in specific categories. To kick this off, this year we are starting with Best Picture winners. Each week between now and the … Continue reading Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “Birdman” by Alex and Nate Blake

Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “The King’s Speech” by Nate Blake

Welcome to the first installment of this year’s Oscar countdown series. We’re going to try to make an annual tradition of having a series of posts looking back on past Oscar winners in specific categories. To kick this off, this year we are starting with Best Picture winners. Each week between now and the Oscars, … Continue reading Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “The King’s Speech” by Nate Blake