Oscar Roundup 2022

The 2022 Academy Awards are tomorrow; as per usual, a sizable divide exists between audience preference and critical acclaim. In fact, 2021's highest-grossing film, Spider-Man: No Way Home, garnered merely one nomination, for best visual effects. After the jump, check out links to our coverage for the nominated films, along with information about their nomination, … Continue reading Oscar Roundup 2022

Film Review: Belle

★★★ Stunning animation couples with a story that clearly rips off Disney’s vision of Beauty and the Beast in GKIDS new feature, Belle. The movie seems strictly made for gamers, annoying inaccessible to those without at least a basic knowledge of the Internet’s endless functionality. Written and directed by Mamoru Hosoda (the acclaimed creator of … Continue reading Film Review: Belle

Film Review: Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

★★★ The Hotel Transylvania films have been a staple of Sony Pictures Animation since the surprise box office breakout success of the 2012 original. Somehow, here we are almost exactly ten years later. Instead of a properly fitting October debut, the pandemic has essentially force-shuffled many movies around. Foregoing a traditional theatrical release, Hotel Transylvania: … Continue reading Film Review: Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

Our Favorite Films of 2021

As another year comes to a close, we shut the book on a year of surprising and often excellent movies. We reveal our choices for our favorite movies of year, along with some yearbook-style superlatives! Be sure to let us know which movies in 2021 connected with you! Movie Yearbook Superlatives! Best musical sequence JOSH: … Continue reading Our Favorite Films of 2021