2016 Twelve Days of Oscar Roundup

It’s time to close out another 12 Days of Oscar.  The 88th Academy Awards ceremony will air tonight hosted by Chris Rock, from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.  This year’s awards are laden with criticism concerning the lack of diversity among this year’s nominees.  Several of Hollywood’s elite are boycotting this year’s awards, while several … More 2016 Twelve Days of Oscar Roundup

Chicken Scallopine

Today is our final entry for this year’s 12 Days of Oscar, and it is possibly my favorite film nominated this year.  Okay, I loved The Big Short, and I loved Inside Out but I really, really, really loved Brooklyn.  Set in 1952, Brooklyn tells the story of Eilis Lacey from Enniscorthy, a small town … More Chicken Scallopine

Chicken Enchiladas

In today’s 12 Days of Oscar installment, we move to four films that have won an Oscar.  The first Oscar winner this year is the 2006 film Babel.   Babel is a multi-narrative drama following three stories that intersect at varying plot points.  In Morocco, a goat herder has given his son and a friend a rifle … More Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Shawarma

The next film in this year’s 12 Days of Oscar is the 2012 film The Avengers.  Marvel Comics superheroes Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Thor are recruited by peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Nick Fury to stop Thor’s brother Loki from controlling earth.  The Avengers become divided over how to handle Loki, and … More Chicken Shawarma