The Academy has announced the shortlists for nine categories for the upcoming Oscars! Wow, the longest season in Oscar history is finally starting to shape up?! The categories and number of films in each shortlist include documentary feature (15), documentary short subject (10), international feature (15), makeup and hairstyling (10), original score (15), original song … Continue reading Where to Watch the Films on the Oscar Shortlists
Tag: Trial of the Chicago 7
Verging from the normal films and performances, etc, I wanted to pick out some of my favorite screenplays of 2020. I haven't been able to read all of these just yet, so I am just taking in what I was able to see and hear on screen. I will be mixing in all screenplays together, … Continue reading Top 5 Screenplays of 2020
Aaron Sorkin's newest outing takes us to court in the late 1960s. Sorkin, who excels at dialogue-driven films, is at his absolute best as he gets a plethora of witty and eccentric characters he was able to play with. The large group of veteran actors has a strong grasp on their characters and all hit … Continue reading Oscar Spotlight: Who will be on ‘Trial’ this Awards Season?
The story of 7 people on trial stemming from various charges surrounding the uprising at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Thank you to Netflix for letting me review this early. We have an opening scene that is an absolute banger, with a head to head battle between Richard Shultz (JGL) and John … Continue reading The Trial of the Chicago 7 Review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVb6EdKDBfU&feature=youtu.be Release Date: In Select Theaters September | On Netflix October 16, 2020 Director/Writer: Academy and Emmy Award Winner Aaron Sorkin Starring: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Sacha Baron Cohen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Keaton, Frank Langella, John Carroll Lynch, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance, Alex Sharp, Jeremy Strong, Noah Robbins, Danny Flaherty, Ben Shenkman, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Caitlin … Continue reading Official Trailer Debut: The Trial of the Chicago 7 + Early Reactions to the Film