Tag: Film

The Accidental Wolf Review

Katie Bonner lives an unexceptional life. Married to a successful attorney, she cares for their newborn, and quietly exists in her Manhattan penthouse. One night, Katie (played by the Tony Award® winning Kelli O’Hara) receives a call from an unknown number. On the other line, a distressed man fights for his survival as gunshots and explosions echo in … Continue reading The Accidental Wolf Review

Inaugural Sunset Circle Award Nomination

Inaugural Sunset Circle Award Nomination

Press release just sent over to us from AwardsAce.com’s Erick Weber about the announcement of a brand new Critic Circle, Sunset Circle. Check out the list of their nominees with the winners to be announced December 1st. NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE INAUGURAL “SUNSET CIRCLE AWARDS” HONORING 2020’S BEST IN FILM “MINARI” & “SOUND OF METAL” … Continue reading Inaugural Sunset Circle Award Nomination

Black Bear Review

Black Bear Review

A filmmaker at a creative impasse seeks solace from her tumultuous past at a rural retreat, only to find that the woods summon her inner demons in intense and surprising ways. As we begin the film, we get a silent introduction to Allison, who is subtly sitting by the pool, and we transition from scene … Continue reading Black Bear Review

2015 Oscars Revisited

2015 Oscars Revisited

The Oscars never seem to get it right. Well, here at the MCDI, we aim to rectify the Academy's mistakes. So we kicked off a new series in which we re-nominated and re-award the Oscars. Today we are tackling the 2015 Oscars. https://open.spotify.com/episode/0M6604AJ87VwM2SY4MRtVl?si=dlfVK0ymR0OVVCAd-Unkag Best PicturePanelMovie1FoxWhiplash2JacobLego Movie3KenzieSelma4RickyGone Girl5EricNightcrawlerWinnerGone GirlBest DirectorPanelDirectorMovie1KenzieDavid FincherGone Girl2RickyDamien ChazelleWhiplash3EricDan GilroyNightcrawler4FoxJames GunnGuardians of … Continue reading 2015 Oscars Revisited

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Review

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Review

Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey, her ambitious horn player and the white management determined to control the uncontrollable "Mother of the Blues". Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson's play. We are introduced right off the back to the power struggle between Ma Rainey and Levee. He tries to force … Continue reading ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Review