Critical Confabulations

a theatre, film & pop culture review

Why I’m Not Covering the Oscars

#OscarsSoWhite and Bechdel Test failings have made awards season joyless. Here’s what I’m going to do about it.

January 17, 2016 · 4 Comments

Move Chat: Iron Man 3

Sometimes my friend Aaron and I watch movies together via g-chat. This is our take on the Oscar-nominated Iron Man 3, aka a journey with Robert Downey Jr’s 1999 facial hair.

February 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Monday Movie Musings: Why I Care About the Oscars

There are so many reasons to complain about the Oscars, but there’s one big reason you shouldn’t.

March 25, 2013 · 5 Comments

Oscars 2013: Post-Awards Wrap-Up

Top 2013 Oscar Moments: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Post-Oscar Wrap-up: 2010

A recap and commentary on the 2010 Academy Awards: the winners, the losers, the gowns, the opening numbers.

March 9, 2010 · 4 Comments