From Bob’s Screening Room

A Very Different Academy Award Ceremony

Perhaps an unusual difference with the Oscars tonight was that the major awards were spread out among the top three films:  Manchester By The Sea winning Best Screenplay and Best Actor; La La Land winning Best Actress and Best Director and finally Moonlight winning Best Supporting Actor and Best Movie.  The biggest surprise was watching… Continue Reading

CIFF – The “Hugos” controversial but jury limited.

There was much controversy over the International Competition’s jury selection of Sieranevada as Best Picture and Best Director recipients.  Many pointed to other films that they regarded as being far superior.  However, the jury is limited in its choice to those films that enter the competition and the majority of those other films elected not… Continue Reading