Ranking the 2020 Academy Award Best Picture Nominees

Mike Thomas and Jerome Cusson debated the 2017 Academy Award Best Picture Nominees in the form of a podcast. In 2018, we went with a written preview (which contained a frankly amazing HELLBOY gag). We came back yet again in 2019 with no change in the system. Why take the chance? Now, we’re back at it again for 2020. After devising a secret formula to rank this year’s nominees, we have come up with a definitive order for the Oscar films, ranked worst to best…

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These Are the Only 4 Good Things About The [extremely bad] Rise of Skywalker

There have been a lot of posts and articles out there about the film that represents the end of the Skywalker Saga. And here’s the thing: they are all true! And then some!!

It is such a fucking shitty movie. You will laugh a lot at how shitty it is though, and laughter is good. Civilization will end in the next 50-60 years due to climate devastation. We need to be able to laugh! And this film will make you laugh.

So, you should assume that whenever this movie is playing, something bad is happening. That being said, there are a handful of moments in it that are in fact Actually Good. I will eventually splice them together and call it “The Actually Good Cut.” It will be about two minutes long.

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8 Questions/Takeaways from Once Upon a Time in Hollywood…

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This is purposely designed to be a casual analysis of the film. More entries like this will hopefully becoming to the website.

 

1. It’s time for Timothy Olyphant to get his third western television show already.
We’ve had Deadwood and Justified. It’s time to complete the trilogy already. The dude rules. I say just straight up make his third western show a corn-ass old school western set in the mythical “old west.” He proved here he could do it masterfully.

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“The Long Night” – The Good, The Bad, and The Very Fucking Stupid

Watching “The Long Night” live led to a lot of emotions as the episode unfolded. While I was tempted to write about something that night, I recognized that a little of time and a fresher re-watch a few days later would my writing more justice. With that in mind, after two watches, here are The Good, The Bad, and The Really Fucking Stupid of the most expensive episode of television ever.

 

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Top 7 Game of Thrones Characters Who Got Short-Changed

As Game of Thrones comes to an end, Mike and Matt have been rewatching the whole show as we all get ready to say goodbye. As the final episodes air, The Reel World will post several articles reflecting on the experience of being invested in this world for close to a decade.

 

7. Mance Rayder

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