Films in 2016: February

February was an Oscar-filled month for me as usual, as I always watch a ton of films during TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar and try to get caught up with this year’s nominees. In getting caught up with movies recognized at the Academy Awards this past Sunday, I ended up having a Rocky marathon leading up to Creed,…

2016 Blind Spots: McCabe & Mrs. Miller

John McCabe (Warren Beatty), a charismatic gambler, arrives in a mining town and decides to open a brothel. Shortly thereafter, savvy prostitute Constance Miller (Julie Christie) arrives on the scene and offers to use her experience to help McCabe run his business for a share of the profits. But just as their enterprise begins to thrive,…

Films in 2016: January

We’re one month into 2016, and most of the movies I’ve watched so far have been great. As it is Oscar season, I caught up with most of the Best Picture nominees (the only one I have left to see is The Revenant), and as an Oscar junkie, I watched some other Best Picture nominees…