Talking Movies: Oscars 1997

So this time around I am joined by Tobi Ogunyemi, Al Robinson, and Jasmine Elia, as we embark on a discussion on the hazardous journey that was the Academy Awards of 1997. (On land, Robin and Tobi arrive) Tobi:   Are we in first class here or steerage? Robin:   You’re the captain dude. (Jazz arrives) Jazz: […]

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Talking Movies: Mad Max: Fury Road For Director And Picture?

The online roundtable scenario this time around gave me the opportunity to crack some eggs that have seldom been touched upon this awards season. The various possible prospects of where the Oscars are going for Best Picture and Best Director has been a constantly altering recipe in the last couple of months. Joining me to […]

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Talking Movies: #OscarsSoWhite

You don’t need me to remind you of the #OscarSoWhite hashtag branded on pretty much every film debate over the last week, resulting from the complete lack of non-white Oscar nominees in the acting categories. There’s something rotten not just in the state of Denmark. I gathered a couple of friends to have a chat […]

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Talking Movies: Oscar Spoilers And Sneakers

The scene is set. On the eve of one of the film calendar’s biggest announcements, four lovers of the movies try to predict who may or may not be invited to the party as the Oscar nominations are almost upon us. The players are Robin Write, Al Robinson, Asif Khan, and later joined by Steve […]

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Talking Movies: Joy

For a while I’ve been somehow avoiding writing the formulaic film reviews in regard to publishing on the site (though entries from others always welcome), and have been far more fascinated in recording good old movie discussions with others. This notion has not come to fruition at Write out of L.A. – until now. Fellow […]

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