Opinion: ‘The Last of Us Part II’ should be rated ‘Adult’s Only’

Video Game audiences have matured, and developer ‘Naughty Dog’ shouldn’t pull punches when telling its story, but neither should the Entertainment Software Ratings Board. By: William Robertson Hume Editors note: updated for clarity. The following video contains: Intense Violence – Graphic and realistic-looking depictions of physical conflict. Extreme and realistic weapons and depictions of human…

The 2018 Oscars That Were

The 90th Academy Awards marked change in the air, but the Academy of old suitably shouted ‘This Is Me’. By: William Hume [To every young filmmaker] This is the door. Kick it open and come in. – Guillermo del Toro, Academy Award Winning Director/ Producer of The Shape of Water  Watching this year’s Academy Awards, I…

Want a Fun Movie Recommendation with a few laughs? Go See ‘Game Night’!

Well-directed/ scripted & cast, the comedy’s willingness to try but not too hard is what makes it a winner. A complaint I’ve held about major comedies of late, is that they aren’t really movies so much as they are a sketch vehicles that deliver jokes almost exclusively through dialogue. There’s usually very little directorial effort…

The 5 Most Heartbreaking Oscar Speeches of the 21st Century

The 90th Academy Awards are this Sunday at 8 PM EST on Disney’s ABC and it’s my favourite award show of the year because it’s the one people make the most fuss about. The pre-show Red Carpet looks are as stunning as the performances, everything and everyone is at the top of their game, except…

Jennifer Aniston & Justin Theroux Have Separated

“In an effort to reduce any further speculation, we have decided to announce our separation. This decision was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year. We are two best friends who have decided to part ways as a couple, but look forward to continuing our cherished friendship, Normally we would do this privately,…

Historic Oscar Nominations Mostly Get it Right

Official Oscar nominations were announced this morning and my second favourite movie of the year and pick to win Best Pic ‘Three Billboards’ received 7 nominations (Picture, Screenplay, Actress, Supporting Actor x2, Score, Editing) while my favourite movie of the year Blade Runner 2049 received 5 nominations in the technical categories and did not bubble up to…

A Perfect and Backlash-Free Choice Oscar Nomination List

Although actual nominations won’t be in until Tuesday I added a mix of predicted favourites and personal choices of mine for wishful thinking purposes. Read to get some sort of context and personal filter on what to expect and hope for come January 23rd for the 90th Annual Academy Awards. Best Picture Blade Runner 2049…