Best Supporting Actor of 2016; My Picks

This is the third category in FANA (Film And Nuance Awards) 2016. Check out my nominations and winner for Best Actor and Best Actress!! And tell me what ya think! Winner for supporting actor is revealed at the end of the post 🙂 Nominees for Best Supporting Actor Daniel Radcliffe (Swiss-Army Man) Dev Patel (Lion)…

Best Actress of 2016; My Picks

This is the second category of FANA (Film and Nuance Awards) 2016 after Best Actor. Who will get the FANA for best actress this year? Read on to find out who I thought gave the best performances of the year. The winner is revealed at the end of the post. Nominees for Best Actress Amy…

Best Actor of 2016; My Picks

The first category of FANA (Film And Nuance Awards) is here. These may just be the musings of a self-proclaimed blogger-critic who thinks FANA is an important awards season event 😉 Anyhow, stick around if you’re interested to see my nominees for each category and the respective winner. I’ll be posting one everyday (tomorrow will…

Fences; Brute literary force and the failed American dream.

Denzel Washington quotes playwright August Wilson among giants of American literature as he went up to snag his award for best actor at the Screen Actors Guild awards. As a lover of literature, I was naturally excited when I found out that Denzel Washington and Viola Davis had performed the real play before they adapted…

Weekend Music Jams; Moonlight soundtrack

If you haven’t seen the film Moonlight, you might…or actually might not want to hear the soundtrack. We always say trailers spoil the movie (which I fully agree), but can a soundtrack spoil a film??! For me, Moonlight’s soundtrack, like The Handmaiden, Nocturnal Animals, Arrival and Lion’s soundtrack all really moved me in a special…

Moonlight; Who is you?

Few films have been so honest about the human condition and so unabashedly real, that you just don’t feel like you’re watching a movie. Moonlight is that kind of experience. It’s subject matter is refreshing on screen, it’s stylized elements are unique and it bores into your experiences. Moonlight,centering around a black homosexual protagonist and…

Arrival; Quietly breathtaking

First of all, I just wanna thank Eileen (SG posters) for letting me use her awesome poster art. Her works are always so beautiful so check out her website coz you won’t regret it 🙂 Arrival is Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of the short sci-fi novel, Story Of Your Life. If you don’t know who Villeneuve is,…

Introduction to FANA (Film & Nuance Awards)

Hey all 🙂 so if you guys were following me a year ago and read my posts, I did the same thing last year where I give a handful of nominees for each category in film and decided the winner in the said category. I called it it Bear Awards last year because I was so…

OJ: Made In America review

OJ: Made In America is Ezra Edelman’s 8 hour long 5-part documentary series on OJ Simpson, his rise and fall, and the racial and class structure that he very much transcended and defined in a lifetime. Orenthal James Simpson, or better known as OJ or ‘the juice’ has the kind of story that’s not just…

Sunshine Award and 500 followers :)

So this is way WAY overdue and I’ve just been delaying it for the longest time 😛 But thanks to Markus, Tom and Alicja for nominating me for the Sunshine Award 🙂 You guys rock!! It’s always nice to get a little something from the blogging community so many thanks to you three and everyone who…