Oscars 2020 – Predictions

 

Kevin Muller‘s Oscar Picks

Visual Effects

Avengers: Endgame

The Irishman

1917

The Lion King

Star Wars: Rise of the Skywalker

 

My Pick: 1917

What Will Win: 1917

While the people will be pulling for Avengers: Endgame, I feel that the sheer mastery of direction, and visual trickery, of Sam Mendes World War 1 film, will take it all.  It’s a masterpiece of filmmaking that pushed the extremes of the singular shot technique.

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Review – Skin (2019)

by Old King Clancy

I’d not heard of Skin when it made it’s way to me, but the topic of a reformed white supremacist in today’s racially charged world with the backing of A24, I was interested to see how it played out. While I can see what the film is going for, I think it’s missing a few key steps in making the whole thing work properly.

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