The 2020 Oscar Nominations Are In

The Oscar nominations for the 92nd Annual Academy Awards were announced yesterday morning. Joker led the pack with 11 nominations, while Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, The Irishman, and 1917 had 10 each. The Oscar nominations were presented by actors John Cho and Issa Rae at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los …

Oscar Nominated Alfonso Cuarón Abuses Mexican Taxpayers’ Funds and Film Incentives

Alfonso Cuarón’s latest film Roma, distributed through Netflix, has had a series of production problems and scandals, especially during the last couple of months of 2018, starting with a robbery during the filming of the movie in 2016 in a high-risk neighborhood of Mexico City. This, of course, was not their fault, and the local …

Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscar Host

Well, that was fast. Two days after he announced he would host the 2019 Academy Awards ceremony, comedian Kevin Hart has “resigned” from the prestigious gig. This comes amid a controversy over some tweets and stand-up comedy bits about homosexuality deemed offensive by the usual “They” and the resulting outrage. The gist is, Hart was …

Final Countdown to the Oscars

Hello Geeks + Gamers! Welcome to the Final Countdown to the Oscars, breaking down the biggest awards of the night. It’s been fun sharing my thoughts on this year’s award season, and now it’s all come down to this. We have 8 more categories to go, so let’s get started with: Best Adapted Screenplay: Call …

Countdown to the Oscars: Part 2

Hello Geeks + Gamers! Welcome to Part 2 of our Countdown to the Oscars! (Read Part 1 here.) This installment is going to be focused on the niche categories, the ones that don’t quite get the same amount of attention as the bigger awards of the night. Starting with one of my favorite categories, we …

Countdown to the Oscars: Part 1

Hello Geeks + Gamers! We are just two weeks away from the 90th Academy Awards ceremony. Because the Oscars are the biggest of all the major award shows, it only made sense to divide our coverage into 3 separate articles. This week is going to focus on the technical awards, which gives credit to those …