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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

The Whiskies, Year Two

The Whiskies, Year Two

I am super excited to announce that we will be hosting the 2nd Annual 'The Whiskies' Award Show. Last year we had a great time with critics from all across the globe helping us select the best performances, best movies and more. This years show will be LIVE, and interactive with all of you! We … Continue reading The Whiskies, Year Two

Sound of Metal Review

Sound of Metal Review

“A heavy-metal drummer’s life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.“ I had the opportunity to check out Sound of Metal during AFI Fest, and it was one of my favorite films from the festival. It was a film that stuck with me from the time the credits rolled as Riz … Continue reading Sound of Metal Review