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Moonlight: The Dark Horse that Could Upset La La Land at this Sunday’s Oscars

The Oscars are this Sunday and it’s no secret that La La Land is the clear front-runner right now to take home the big prize (Best Picture). Dominating entertainment and social media buzz since its release, La La Land has a chance to win as many as 14 Oscars, which would break the record for a single movie. (Titanic, Ben-Hur, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King each won 11 Oscars). Besides La La Land, eight other movies are nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars. And while I consider them all dark horses at this point, Moonlight stands the best chance at pulling an upset. La La Land was the best movie I saw in 2016; but in my opinion Moonlight was the most important movie released in 2016.  After viewing it for a second time over the holiday weekend I can see why Oscar voters could lean towards this heartbreaking, three-part story. Continue reading Moonlight: The Dark Horse that Could Upset La La Land at this Sunday’s Oscars

The Monster: Turns Horror Genre Upside-Down by Injecting Oscar Worthy Family Drama [Review]

From A24, Unbroken Pictures and director Bryan Bertino (The Strangers) comes the horror thriller about a dysfunctional mother and daughter who get stranded and attacked by a beast in the woods, comes The Monster. Starring Zoe Kazan, Ella Ballentine, Chris Webb, Scott Speedman, Aaron Douglas and Christine Ebadi, the film is available now on VOD. Continue reading The Monster: Turns Horror Genre Upside-Down by Injecting Oscar Worthy Family Drama [Review]