Welcome to Oscars Evening, Commentists! I'm back, and I've got some more capital-T Takes on these awards, specifically the prestige categories, the short films, and the feature films that well-adjusted people probably care even less about than they do the short films. But first, I want to yell about something
Happy Oscar weekend! In past years, I know, I've spread this out a little more, but there were a few key films I had to go down to the wire to find time to watch. It's honestly still looking questionable whether I'll see everything on the list this year, thanks
Welcome to late January! It's a time we at DFO most associate with bitching that the goddamned Patriots are in the stupid fucking Super Bowl again, but that's not all these bleak winter weeks have to offer. There are also movie awards! Balls of Steel is already ably handling the
Good morning! Condolences to any of you who are actually awake when this goes live. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will announce the nominees for its ridiculous, interminable award show in a few hours, and as a man who's seen, like, forty or so of 2017's new
Championship weekend is here!
Before getting started let's address the obvious.
Trust me I watched every replay and this was definitely the best angle. Turn the volume up for this one. Having been to US Bank Stadium I can testify that it is loud during a regular season game I can't imagine
Well that was certainly a wild card round wasn't it?
Last week when we posted the wild card round predictions I mentioned how those "expert insiders" at the 4 letter network had all gone chalk on their wild card predictions. Well guess what motherfuckers? ALL of you were wrong. Every goddamn
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After an unprecedentedly strange, bizarre? unusual? After a really weird fucking NFL regular season we have finally made it to here. The start of the NFL postseason! Congratulations are in order to 11 of the 12 playoff entrants - fuck the 12th - and condolences are in order
The Oscars were last weekend. Let's see how my predictions did.
Best Picture, Best Director, Acting Awards (5/6)
I missed only one of the big six awards, with Best Director going to Alejandro González Iñárritu for The Revenant instead of George Miller for Mad Max: Fury Road. The lead acting categories went, as expected, to Leonardo DiCaprio and
Oh, you poor bastards. Today we careen over the precipice and into an existence devoid of mercy and gentleness, a series of darkening days and nights without dawn. The barrel of the 2015 National Football League season now rests against the back of your head, the danger of it having