Continuing our discussion of the top six categories, The Cine-Men co-hosts Darryl Mansel and myself dig into the Actor in a Leading Role, Best Director, and Best Picture nominees. As usual, Darryl and I pull no punches as we dissect… Read More ›
The Cine-Men: 93rd Academy Awards, Part I
In the run-up to the 93rd Academy Awards, The Cine-Men co-hosts Darryl Mansel and myself embark on our third annual exploration of the top six categories: Actress/Actor in a Supporting Role, Actress/Actor in a Lead Role, Directing, and Best Picture…. Read More ›
Q-Bits with “Mank” director David Fincher and actor Gary Oldman.
During awards season, there are multiple opportunities for filmmakers and journalists to engage in cinema dialogue. Usually, studios will offer talent connected to films who are being pitched for awards’ consideration. During the pandemic, these events (film junkets) have transitioned… Read More ›
Meet Me at the Movies: 2020 Memories, Part Two.
If you enjoyed Part One, you’re going to love Part Two. That’s right, there’s even more hilarity as I join Meet Me at the Movies hosts Noel T. Manning and Thomas Manning, as well as Poprika founder Darryl Mansel to… Read More ›
Quick Take Review: “Mank.”
Director David Fincher brings to life a script originally written by his father, Jack. Mank explores the Oscar-winning writer of Citizen Kane, Herman Jacob Mankiewicz. In this Netflix film, we examine the vices, self-destructive behavior and uncanny ability of this alcoholic… Read More ›
The Cine-Men, Episode 25: Three Anticipated Films of 2020
After some much needed time off to recharge after the Oscars, The Cine-Men return and they’ve brought company! That’s right, we have a very special guest on this episode as we’re joined by NCFCA and CCA member Noel T. Manning…. Read More ›