Oscar Predictions 2020 #3 – December 2019

With some major precursors released in terms of nominations, we are starting to get a grasp of what films are being pushed for the major awards and which ones aren’t (thank you Sony for forgetting about A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood…). Here are my most current predictions for the major award nominations, leaving the […]

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Film For Thought’s Top Films of the Decade

I got into film-watching quite late this season, only becoming dedicated to the film industry in 2016. However, I decided that instead of creating a strict list of my top films of the decade (which I have already done on Filmotomy), I would instead list off my top two films of every year. Some of […]

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Film For Thought’s Top Ten Films of 2019

It’s that time of the year again where I rank the top ten films I have seen in 2019. This is my best year of film watching so far, watching over 75 films that released in 2019 and I hope to continue catching up on those that I missed one way or another and continually […]

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Film Review: Little Women (2019)

Little Women (2019) is another adaptation of the classic novel written by Louisa May Alcott. Directed by Greta Gerwig (who shone in 2017 with Lady Bird), this film stars Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Emma Watson, Eliza Scanlan, Timothée Chalamet and Laura Dern. Jo March (Ronan) wants to be a successful writer, but being a woman […]

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Film For Thought 2019 Awards

I have decided that, for the first time on this blog, I would hand out specific awards to films of this year. There are some films that that would not touch my top ten but excel in certain categories, so this is a way to highlight my appreciation for those films in a positive light. […]

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Film Review: Cats (2019)

Cats (2019) is a film adaptation of the stage musical of the same name, with music from the legendary Andrew Lloyd Webber. Directed by Tom Hooper (who previously adapted the stage musical Les Miserable to the big screen), this film has a major cast list including James Corden, Rebel Wilson, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Judi […]

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The Ultimate Choice #7: Holiday Films

In my run hosting The Ultimate Choice over the past seven months, I have had a clear focus on making the topic be relevant to something that occurred in that month. October was horror due to the Halloween nature of the month, June was Keanu Reeves due to the release of John Wick: Chapter 3 […]

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Film Review: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) is the third and final entry in the latest trilogy of the Star Wars franchise, and wraps up the Skywalker saga. Returning to direct after The Force Awakens is J.J. Abrams, and the entire cast returns including Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver and Oscar Isaac. With the […]

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Film Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (releasing in the UK in 2020) is a bio-pic based on the article “Can You Say… Hero?” by Tom Junop. Directed by Marielle Heller, who directed Can You Ever Forgive Me? last year, this film stars Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys and Chris Cooper. When investigative journalist Lloyd Vogel (Rhys) […]

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The Road to Skywalker: A Review of The Force Awakens (2015)

The Force Awakens (2015) is the first film of the newest trilogy of Star Wars, taking place after the events of the original trilogy and is the first film under the commandment of Walt Disney Studios. Directed by J.J. Abrams, this film stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver as the new leads, with […]

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