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2016 Oscars Revisited

2016 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/4tsJaR3FQpEZUd10waS27D?si=zjBu_xFhS-SlpYBlNGH7zQ Best PicturePanelMovie1KenzieSpotlight2RickyThe Big Short3EricCreed4FoxSicario5JacobThe VVitchWinnerSpotlight Best DirectorPanelDirectorMovie1EricRyan CooglerCreed2FoxDenis VilleneuveSicario3JacobAdam McKayThe Big Short4KenzieTodd … Continue reading 2016 Oscars Revisited

Mank Review

Mank Review

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing wit and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish "Citizen Kane." You feel the Atticus and Reznor score as the film tells the tale of what happened to Mank and why he is laid up in bed with a bum leg. The early … Continue reading Mank Review

Mank – Review

Director: David Fincher Writer(s): Jack Fincher Cast: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, Lily Collins Synopsis: Follows screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz's tumultuous development of Orson Welles' iconic masterpiece Citizen Kane (1941). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSfX-nrg-lI I doubt that when Citizen Kane initially flopped at the box office that Orson Welles knew the impact his film would have on history. Highly regarded as one of … Continue reading Mank – 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

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