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Heather Martin
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Top 10 Films of 2016
Once again, it's taken me until May to get my top 10 films of the previous year together. To be fair, there were several I've wanted to rewatch and some I just hadn't gotten around to until now. And honestly, there's still a few I haven't seen (Jackie, Elle...

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Final Oscar Predictions
Oscar night has arrived! I know I always say I'm not confident about my picks but this was a tricky year. La La Land has 14 nominations. Will it sweep? Will there be any upsetting La La Land? The technicals were tricky to predict as it didn't seem like a pa...

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Hacksaw Ridge
Hacksaw Ridge, 2016 Directed by Mel Gibson Nominated for 6 Oscars, including Best Picture Desmond Doss is a conscientious objector. Or as he'd like be called, a conscientious co-ordinator. Doss is a young man of Christian faith and feels called to enlist in...

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Oscar Nomination Predictions
That time of year is officially here. Oscar nominations are out in less than 36 hours. So far it's been a somewhat interesting season, but mostly (for my anyway) it's been a pretty uncertain one past La La Land. La La Land looks to be scoring tons and tons ...

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Silence
Silence, 2016 Directed by Martin Scorsese Based on the breathtaking novel by Shusaku Endo, Silence is based on a true time period when Christianity was outlawed in Japan and how the Japanese tortured and executed any known Christians. We focus, however, on ...

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Hidden Figures
Hidden Figures, 2016 Directed by Theodore Melfi Hidden Figures tells the little known story of the incredible black women who worked at NASA during the big space race of the 1960s. Specifically, it centers around Katherine Jackson, Mary Jackson and Dorothy ...

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Golden Globe Predictions!
We're at that time of year again where award season is in full steam! The Golden Globes air tomorrow evening, Oscar nominations are out in a few weeks and all things awardsy will start to get clearer. So I've finally put together my final touches on my Gold...

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La La Land
La La Land, 2016 Directed by Damien Chazelle La La Land tells the stories of two dreamers, Mia and Sebastien. Mia dreams of becoming an actress but is working as a barista, trying to get her first break. Sebastien is a jazz pianist who dreams of owning his ...

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December Blindspot: The Maltese Falcon
The Maltese Falcon, 1941 Directed by John Huston Wow, already at the end of another year! I have now finished two years of Blindspot movies and am trying to put together a list for my 3rd year. However, my final film to review is the noir classic, The Matle...

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Manchester By The Sea
Manchester By The Sea, 2016 Directed by Kenneth Lonergan Lee Chandler is a janitor. He's quiet, prone to surliness and alone. But one day he gets a phone call and finds out his brother has died of a heart attack. Living an hour and a half away, he drives to...
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