Has Iñárritu directed Leonardo DiCaprio to Oscar gold in “The Revenant”?

For years, the internet community worldwide has welcomed a host of never-ending comments, memes, jokes, outbursts, and disdain as Leonardo DiCaprio has lost one Oscar after the other. And for the large part, I disagree. Perhaps his first nomination for his work in What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? — the only of the five movies he’s been… Read More Has Iñárritu directed Leonardo DiCaprio to Oscar gold in “The Revenant”?

J. J. Abrams revives Star Wars franchise with “The Force Awakens”

This review features some spoilers. If you have not watched The Force Awakens yet, consider yourself warned.  In 1977, director George Lucas made a film that would forever alter the way visual effects were perceived. Star Wars: a New Hope (Episode IV) proved a fruitful forey into sophostocated special effects, one that would set the path… Read More J. J. Abrams revives Star Wars franchise with “The Force Awakens”