Monday, February 25, 2019

Coming soon

My Oscar review podcast will be dropping shortly.  Hang in there.  It's almost here. 


Pat Reeder said...

Enjoyed your recap much more than the Oscar show. I wasn't planning on watching it, but my sister-in-law invited us to dinner and had it on her giant screen TV. I brought along a stack of papers and worked on my taxes, which was also more entertaining than the show. Since I was one of the four who actually watched it, I ended up writing a recap for one of my web clients.

Agreed with you completely on that horrible Diane Warren song and on Spike Lee's incoherent rant. Also annoyed that when they finally gave him his "Oh, Shut Up About 'Do The Right Thing' Being Cheated Already" Oscar, it was for writing that awful script, which was as ham-handed as his acceptance speech. Now all the real writers can spend the next 20 years bitching about being cheated by Spike Lee (while he spends the next 20 years bitching about being cheated by "Green Book.")

I thought last year's contenders were a suck fest (the porn parody of "Creature From the Black Lagoon" was the Best Picture of the Year?), but this year's actually underwhelmed them. What I said in my recap was that this wasn't a roster of the year's best films, it was a collection of titles you'd see on the marquee when the Simpsons go to the multiplex.

On the plus side, it did last long enough that I nearly finished doing my taxes.

YEKIMI said...

If you didn't know, we had very high winds here in the Midwest howling and blowing hard enough to rip the toupée off Ernest Angley's head. So I was able to watch the first 45 minutes of the Oscars until I heard an explosion and the power went out. Heard people yelling and running around outside so went out to see what the commotion was all about and saw an electric line drooping down across the roofs of two homes. Between me yelling at the morons to stay away from it in case of it being still live and 5 hours later when they finally got the power back on the Oscars were over. All in all, I guess my night beat Spike Lee's as far as drama goes.