Archive for January, 2017

2017 Oscar nomination predictions

Posted in Uncategorized on January 23, 2017 by Steve Mesa

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It’s almost time as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science will announce the nominations for the 89th Academy Awards Tuesday morning. With the exception for the Shorts category, I decided to fearlessly predict each and every category. While it might sound easy to do, sometimes it is just plain hard as you can never know what the Academy could go for in certain categories. Let’s cut to chase…here are my predictions for the 89th annual Academy Awards. Continue reading

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DVD review: “The Lion Guard: Life in the Pride Lands”

Posted in Uncategorized on January 20, 2017 by Steve Mesa

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Back in the day, Disney would often spin-off their mega successful films into an animated series such as Aladdin and The Little Mermaid. The Lion Guard is the studio’s latest animated television series, which premiered nearly a year ago, featuring the adventures of Kion, the son of Simba (the protagonist of The Lion King) and his friends as they aim to protect their homeland. Continue reading

The best films of 2016

Posted in Uncategorized on January 5, 2017 by Steve Mesa

2016 was one crazy year that we can’t wait to leave behind after this week. This year in movies has been somewhat of a mixed bag from surprisingly excellent films to big-budget disappointments. Nonetheless, it was a memorable year. My selection for the best films of 2016 are comprise of films from different genres whether it is a modern American western, an animated musical or a German comedy. Without any further ado, here are my picks for the best movies of the year:  Continue reading