Tag: Oscars

2021 Year in Review: Best Actress Performances

2021 Year in Review: Best Actress Performances

My 2021 Year in Review series continues today by taking a look at the best actress performances of the year. I like full transparency in my ballots that I turn into the Music City Film Critic Association and the North American Film Critic Association. I get three picks per category, so my top three are … Continue reading 2021 Year in Review: Best Actress Performances

Ricky’s Review Roundup: Cyrano, West Side Story, Nightmare Alley

Ricky’s Review Roundup: Cyrano, West Side Story, Nightmare Alley

As we make it down the stretch for Oscar season, I am watching more and more films daily and today, I wanted to share some short and sweet movie reviews for the movie I have watched this week. Cyrano I had little to no expectations for this movie heading into it and walked away rather … Continue reading Ricky’s Review Roundup: Cyrano, West Side Story, Nightmare Alley

‘Flee’ Review: A Groundbreaking Animated Documentary Tells a Refugee’s Story

‘Flee’ Review: A Groundbreaking Animated Documentary Tells a Refugee’s Story

Director: Jonas Poher Rasmussen Writers: Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Amin Synopsis: Flee tells the extraordinary true story of a man, Amin, on the verge of marriage which compels him to reveal his hidden past for the first time.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzUVeuX1u04 Making an animated documentary presents several opportunities for a filmmaker. It allows for the subject’s identity to … Continue reading ‘Flee’ Review: A Groundbreaking Animated Documentary Tells a Refugee’s Story

Mass Writer and Director Fran Kranz Interview

Mass Writer and Director Fran Kranz Interview

I saw Mass at the Sundance Film Festival early this year and my first watch of the film was a bit rough around the edges. However, within the next 24 hours, I rewatched the movie and I liked it a little more than I thought I did. So, a few months ago, I revisited the … Continue reading Mass Writer and Director Fran Kranz Interview

Jessica Chastain talks The Eyes of Tammy Faye in Nashville

Jessica Chastain talks The Eyes of Tammy Faye in Nashville

Jessica Chastain was in Nashville for a screening of her film The Eyes of Tammy Faye. She spoke about a variety of different things but in this clip, I asked her what was something she learned about herself in the role of Tammy Faye. https://youtu.be/gh2nlFIb_Ko https://twitter.com/rickyvalero_/status/1461543016250982402?s=21 https://twitter.com/tberry57/status/1461545892574547969?s=21