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The Oscars are my Christmas, and the People’s Choice Awards are Election Night 2016.

How To Win Your Oscar Pool: Part I

Listen, I realize in the grand scheme of things, watching movies fares just a tad lower than say... the inevitably of you and everyone you've ever loved being incinerated to a gelatinous pile of goo in the impending nuclear holocaust. But would it have... Continue Reading →

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How To Win Your Oscar Pool: Part II

There are 62 films nominated for an Oscar this year. This post contains 30 of those nominees. You have *maybe* heard of 2 or 3 of them. So take note. This is "How To Win Your Oscar Pool (And Other Ways to Be... Continue Reading →

How To Win Your Oscar Pool: Part III

Here we are at the bathroom break awards, because those damn shorts and (shudder) foreign language bullshit snuck up on you, and at that point you were way too comfortable on the couch to move and obviously too busy scrolling through... Continue Reading →

How To Win Your Oscar Pool: Part IV

Congratulations! You've made it to the part where we discuss 5 of the 6 categories that you "normal" people that don't spend 2-3 days a week in a movie theater actually pretend to give a shit about. You can un-glaze your... Continue Reading →

How To Win Your Oscar Pool: Part V

There were over 1,000 movies released last year. 62 were nominated for an Academy Award. You essentially only had to see these 9. But congrats on having a life, or whatever... "How To Win Your Oscar Pool (And Other Ways... Continue Reading →

Faking Your Way Through The Oscars: Part I

Wait, what? You're telling me you "didn't have time" to watch 42 films and 15 shorts in the 45 days since the Oscar nominations were announced? (This is why movie-watching is a full-time job, amateurs.) What the hell were you possibly... Continue Reading →

Faking Your Way Through The Oscars: Part II

There are some people only go trek out to the movie theater for the latest Marvel or Michael Bay release. There are also people who claim to at least see all the "Best Picture" nominees, then just lie through their teeth once... Continue Reading →

Faking Your Way Through The Oscars: Part III

Watching movies is not always an easy task. For every crowd pleaser like Mad Max or Brooklyn, you have to suffer through heart-wrenching tales of discomfort and sacrifice. No, I'm not talking about Room or Spotlight. Yes, sexual abuse is awful and sad. But you know who... Continue Reading →

Faking Your Way Through The Oscars: Part IV

Congratulations. You've made it. The final edition of "Faking Your Way Through The Oscars." It must be so exhausting to read through four blog posts. You know what's more exhausting? Reading through five books that were adapted into screenplays. And... Continue Reading →

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