2022 Oberrated Oscar Predictions

IT’S THE MOVIE SUPER BOWLLLL!!!! I always get so excited for this time for these expertly crafted films. In a year that was in recovery following one of the strangest film years, 2021 was a great time. I’ll be switching it up from my previous format. I won’t have a sleeper pick cause it’s kind […]

West Side Story (2021)

Director: Steven SpielbergWriter/s: Tony Kushner, Arthur LaurentsStarring: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Rita Moreno, Mike Faist, Josh Andrés James, and more. The Intro:I do not shy away from the fact that I’ve missed out on a large amount of classic films that I probably should have seen as a so-called “movie fanatic,” […]

Belfast (2021)

Director: Kenneth BranaghWriter: Kenneth BranaghStarring: Jude Hill, Lewis McAskie, Caitriona Balfe, Jamie Dornan, and more. The Intro:Of the 2021 Oscar Best Picture nominees, “Belfast” is probably the one I knew the least of. “Drive My Car” has been causing enough buzz to get my attention, “Coda” has been sung about since its festival run, but […]

CODA (2021)

Director: Sian HederWriter/s: Sian Heder, Victoria Bedos, Stanislas Carré de Malberg, Éric Lartigau, Thomas BidegainStarring: Emilia Jones, Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant, Marlee Matlin, Eugenio Derbez, and more. The Intro:Listen, I can swallow my pride. Watch… I talked so much s*@! on Apple TV and said they wouldn’t amount to anything. Here we are with the […]

Drive My Car (2021)

Director: Ryûsuke HamaguchiWriter/s: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, Haruki MurakamiStarring: Hidetoshi Nishijima, Tôko Miura, Reika Kirishima, Park Yu-rim, Jin Dae-yeon, and more. The Intro:Ah, the beautiful world of international film. It’s a world that has gone largely unexplored to my eyes, but man, can I not wait to dive all in on it. There are so many titles […]

The Power of the Dog (2021)

Director: Jane CampionWriter/s: Jane Campion, Thomas Savage,Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Jesse Plemons, Kirsten Dunst, and more. The Intro:Here is a sneaky one for you. From my conversations with friends, “The Power of the Dog” is a film and one of the Best Picture nominees that not many have identified or really have had the […]

Dune (2021)

Director: Denis VilleneuveWriter/s: Jon Spaihts, Denis Villeneuve, Eric Roth, Frank HerbertStarring: Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Stellan Skarsgård, Dave Bautista, and more. The Intro:Denis owns my soul… I’ll sit in a pile of poop if it means I could watch his films as early as possible. With that said — how did I respond […]

Don’t Look Up (2021)

Director: Adam McKayWriter/s: Adam McKay, David SirotaStarring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Rob Morgan, Mark Rylance, Tyler Perry, and more. The Intro:Listen, say no more than a new Leonardo DiCaprio movie. I don’t need to know anything about it and I will be all in. This was one of the […]

Nightmare Alley (2021)

Director: Guillermo del ToroWriter/s: Guillermo del Toro, Kim Morgan, William Lindsay GreshamStarring: Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Toni Collette, Rooney Mara, and more. The Intro:Come one, come all to the circus show that is “Nightmare Alley!” While I mean that quite literally in some cases, I also mean that in a much more metaphorical way too, […]

The Batman (2022)

Director: Matt ReevesWriter/s: Matt Reeves, Peter Craig, Bill Finger, Bob KaneStarring: Robert Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, Colin Farrell, John Turturro, Andy Serkis, Peter Sarsgaard, and more. The Intro:LET’S F*&$ING GOOOOOOOOO! I have been waiting 5 f*&$ING YEARS for this movie!!! From the Affleck announcement, to the Affleck step down as director, to […]