Part 24: Traffic Stop

“Are they really here to protect me?” – Reaion King, Traffic Stop Nominations Best Documentary Short My Two Cents I have a lot to say about this one but I’m going to try to keep it brief. If you want to boil this one down to a single topic, this short doc is about police…

Part 23: Logan

“Nature made me a freak. Man made me a weapon. And God made me last too long.” – Logan, played by Hugh Jackman, in Logan Nominations Best Adapted Screenplay The Basic Plot Because we haven’t apparently exhausted this story, Hugh Jackman is back for a final time, in the 10th film of the X-Men franchise…

Part 21: Wonder

“I think there should be a rule that everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their lives.”- Auggie Pullman, Wonder Nominations Best Makeup Basic Plot This movie is based on the book, Wonder, and centers itself around the character of August (Auggie) Pullman.  Auggie has a rare genetic disorder…

Part 20: Star Wars – The Last Jedi

“Get your head out of your cockpit.”  – Leia Organa, played by Carrie Fisher, in Star Wars: The Last Jedi Nominations Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing, Best Visual Effects Basic Plot This is Episode VIII of the super awesome and epic Star Wars franchise.  One storyline centers around Ray.  The force is strong with…

Part 19: Beauty & The Beast

“Be. Our. Guest…” – Lumier, Beauty and the Beast Nominations Best Production Design, Best Costume Design Basic Plot I think we all know the plot (if you don’t, crawl out of your cave and watch some Disney classics and/or you must be a very young reader so I will give you a pass on that…

Part 18: Knife Skills

“In life, anything tough is meant to be. We had to get to the point where we believed in something enough to make others believe it was possible too.” – Brandon Chrostowski Nominations Best Documentary Short Subject My Two Cents This is a straight forward story about second chances as the filmmakers follow the opening…