Category: Movies

BRUNCH 2018 Oscars Best Picture reviews

The Oscars are this weekend. Have you seen every Best Picture nominee? We have, and we reviewed/graded them all with  mini-podcasts. You can find them all below. Call Me By Your Name DJ: 7.5/10 Pete: 7.8/10 Darkest Hour DJ: 5.5/10 Pete: 4.85/10 Dunkirk DJ: 7.4/10 Pete: 7.75/10 Get Out DJ: 10/10 Pete: 9.3/10 Lady Bird […]

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BRUNCH’s 2018 Oscars preview/predictions

Oscar SZN, folks. It’s time to dive into each of the major categories and make our picks and predictions. Not only did we make selections for nominees we think will win, we also highlighted who/what we think should win and why. In addition, we picked our favorite non-nominee (snubs) in five categories. Our best friend […]

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REVIEW: ‘Lady Bird’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘Lady Bird’ (starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf) is directed by Greta Gerwig and has nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Ronan), Best Supporting Actress (Metcalf), and Best Original Screenplay. Synopsis: “An outspoken teen must navigate a loving but turbulent relationship with her […]

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Review: ‘Phantom Thread’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘Phantom Thread’ (starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Vicky Krieps) is directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and has nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Lewis), Best Supporting Actress (Lesley Manville) and more. Synopsis: “Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds […]

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Review: ‘The Post’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘The Post’ (starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep) is directed by Steven Spielberg and has nominations for Best Picture and Best Actress (Streep.). Synopsis: “Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper — The Washington Post. With help from editor […]

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Review: ‘Darkest Hour’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘Darkest Hour’ (starring Gary Oldman and Lily James) is directed by Joe Wright and has nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor (Oldman), Best Cinematography, and more.   Synopsis: “A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within […]

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Review: ‘Dunkirk’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘Dunkirk’ (starring Harry Styles, Tom Hardy and Cillian Murphy) is directed by Christopher Nolan and has nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, and more. Synopsis: “In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air […]

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Review: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ (starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell) is directed by Martin McDonagh and has nominations for Best Picture, Best Actress (McDormand), Best Supporting Actor (Harrelson, Rockwell), Best Original Screenplay and more. Synopsis: “After months have passed without a […]

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Review: ‘The Shape of Water’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘The Shape of Water’ (starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon and Richard Jenkins) is directed by Guillermo del Toro and has nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Hawkins), Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer), Best Supporting Actor (Jenkins), Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography and […]

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Review: ‘Get Out’

It’s Oscars season and we’re reviewing the Academy’s big category picks. ‘Get Out’ (starring Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams) is directed by Jordan Peele and has nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor (Kaluuya), Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay.   Synopsis: “Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, […]

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