Category Archives: Previews

Streaming Picks: June 2022

FILMSTop PicksBrazil – Peacock 6/1Paths of Glory – Paramount+ 6/1The Card Counter – HBO Max 6/10The Mist – Netflix 6/22Last month I focused on comedy’s because there was so much awfulness in the world. Well, guess what? Shit got worse! … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: May 2022

FILMSTop PicksBlack Dynamite – Paramount+ 5/1Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Hulu 5/1Top Secret! – HBO Max 5/1Walk Hard – Peacock 5/1There’s a lot of awful shit going on in the world, so here’s four comedies that are guaranteed to make you … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: April 2022

FILMSTop PicksSaved! – Prime 4/1Spartan – HBO Max 4/1While there are some bonafide classics streaming this month, I wanted to highlight some underrated films from 2004. Saved! is a personal favorite, a gentle satire of Christian education that is absolutely … Continue reading

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Oscar Guide 2022

BEST PICTUREBelfastCODADon’t Look UpDrive My CarDuneKing RichardLicorice PizzaNightmare AlleyThe Power of the DogWest Side Story Will win: The Power of the DogCould win: CODAShould win: Drive My CarShould have been nominated: Mass The skinny: CODA seems to be surging, picking … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: March 2022

FILMSTop PicksDrive My Car – HBO Max 3/2West Side Story (2021) – Disney+ and HBO Max 3/2Would you look at that? Two of the year’s best movies, according to me and the Academy. While a three-hour Japanese movie might be … Continue reading

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Final Oscar Picks 2022

BEST PICTUREBeing the RicardosBelfastCODADon’t Look UpDuneKing RichardLicorice PizzaThe Lost DaughterThe Power of the DogWest Side Story Dark Horse: Drive My CarLong Shot: Tick, Tick… Boom!Total Shock: Spider-Man: No Way HomeThe skinny: This is basically the PGA lineup, with Tick, Tick… … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: February 2022

FILMSTop PickNightmare Alley (2021) – Hulu and HBO Max 2/1Unfortunately, Guillermo del Toro’s lavish adaptation of a pitch-black novel (co-written with Kim Morgan) floundered at the box office, despite operating at a level rarely seen these days. Fortunately, its quick … Continue reading

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Oscar Picks: January 2022

BEST PICTUREBeing the RicardosBelfastCODADon’t Look UpDrive My CarDuneLicorice PizzaThe Lost DaughterThe Power of the DogWest Side Story Falling off: House of Gucci, Nightmare Alley, The Tragedy of MacbethRising star: Spider-Man: No Way Home The skinny: Three stylish films from master … Continue reading

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Streaming Picks: January 2022

For the new year, I decided to change up my format a bit. Instead of just cataloguing all the new arrivals on all the streaming services, I’m tailoring this to focus on things I’ve seen – or in the case … Continue reading

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Oscar Picks: December 2021

BEST PICTUREBeing the RicardosBelfastCODADon’t Look UpHouse of GucciLicorice PizzaNightmare AlleyThe Power of the DogThe Tragedy of MacbethWest Side Story Falling off: The Humans, King RichardRising star: The Lost Daughter The skinny: While King Richard certainly has a shot to return … Continue reading

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