Film Talk

JOHN’S CONFIDENT, FINAL, IN STONE, UNCHANGING ACADEMY AWARDS PREDICTIONS

By John H. Foote In one week at 5:30 am Pacific time, 8:30 am here, January 13, 2020,  the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards will be announced. One week until we know which films, performances and achievements will be vying for the best of 2019. The year was rather extraordinary, with Netflix leaping into…

25 GREATEST ENGLISH-LANGUAGE FILMS OF THE DECADE (2010-2019)

By John H. Foote Again, no introduction, just the films, which speak for themselves. 25. A STAR IS BORN (2018) Beautiful performances, lived in characters are the highlight of a very fine directing debut from Bradley Cooper, who also gave the finest performance of his career as a singer on the way down, falling in…