What will win on Sunday night, February 28th? What should instead? Here are my picks for the winners, along with my picks on who/what SHOULD win, but most likely will not. Best Picture: The Revenant has the odds in its favor, but I would like to see Spotlight take home the prize, which I felt […]
Author Archive | Cecilia C.
I was very lucky to be part of the the American Library Association’s Notable Videos for Adults committee for 2016. Each year, the national committee, part of ALA’s Video Round Table group, selects a list of 15 outstanding documentaries released on video within the past two years and suitable for all libraries serving adults. For […]
On Thursdays in February, we will be showing three 2015 nominated films. The titles were formally TBA since we were waiting for the nominations, which came out recently. Here are the titles for the three nominated films the Niles Library will be showing in February. Mad Max: Fury Road Nominated for 10 Oscars, including Best […]
In a year of a lot of predicted “locks” on nominations, this year’s Oscar nominations still provided us with ample surprises. No joy for the film Joy (only a Best Actress nod for Jennifer Lawrence). Not much racial diversity with snubs of Will Smith for Concussion, Michael B. Jordan for Creed, Idris Elba for Beasts […]