Tag: New Releases

The CRAZY Best Actress Race… So Many Possibilities

By John H. Foote Twelve performances, perhaps thirteen, are being discussed for Best Actress. Only five names will be read, only five performances nominated, with just a single winner, barring a tie as we had in 1968. It is genuinely thrilling to see so many great performances from women, but more to see so many…

Where is the Oscar Buzz for Daniel Kaluuya?

By John H. Foote That all-important buzz for awards season begins at the major fall film festivals, and indeed First Man, Roma, Green Book and a handful of other films, and performances attracted attention. Yet strangely, the Best Supporting performance I have seen all year is being under-discussed. Last years breakout star, Daniel Kaluuya was…

New Eastwood Film THE MULE Gets December Release

By John H. Foote Warner Brothers announced today that the new Clint Eastwood film The Mule will be released in December. In the past, an Eastwood release in December could mean Oscar. Never forget that Million Dollar Baby (2004) was a late December release and snatched the Oscar from The Aviator (2004) and Martin Scorsese.…