For the past two years, I have made an effort to watch all of the Academy Award nominees for Best Picture. This year, I succeeded in watching all eight nominees for the big award prior to the ceremony on February 28th, as well as a couple of nominees for some of the other categories. But the Blorg! Blog didn’t rear its beautiful head until March, so I have been playing catch up ever since. This is my attempt to organize all of the separate Oscar Blorgs into one succinct container. Think of this as a “Best of” review of the “Best” movies of 2015.* And now, without further ado, the Oscars:
Isaac: Wilde: Grouch:
Ahem, and the actual nominees are below, with links to their individual reviews. I tried to view as many nominees as I could in the first couple of months of 2016, but there just wasn’t enough time! I will add more as I watch them.
Other Nominees (and Snubs?):
Ex Machina: review coming soon!
Animated Feature Films Nominees
*As defined by a bunch of stodgy old white dudes, so let’s not pretend it’s entirely fair. Check out Bette Midler’s tweet for a good overview:
Note: the Blorg! picks for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress were both a bit biased, since I have not seen all of the nominated films. That’s a work in progress and the Blorg! picks could still change.
Image Sources for “the Oscars” are: Isaac and Wilde: Wikipedia; the Grouch: Sesame Workshop