Short Stuff: The 2021 Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts

By: Jay's Movie Blog


One of the odder effects of Disney moving all of their Pixar releases to their streaming service during the pandemic is that no short films have accompanied them into theaters, meaning that the "Best Animated Short Film" category lacks an o...

These Weeks in (Virtual) Tickets: 1 June 2020 - 21 June 2020

By: Jay's Movie Blog


Not many movies over the past few weeks, but sometimes you just feel good about accomplishing something. In my case, it's finally finishing up the last of my Fantasia Festival reviews from last year, with nearly a whole month to spare befor...

Fantasia 2019 Catch-up, Part 6: Promare (and its shorts); G Affairs; Miss & Mrs. Cops; Why Don't You Just Die? (and its shorts); The Gangster, The Cop, and The Devil; and Lifechanger

By: Jay's Movie Blog


Voici! Just a few weeks short of when I would have been heading to Montreal for Fantasia's 2020 edition, my last reviews of movies that played the festival in 2019 (and, in one case, 2018). To be fair, these at least were deliberately pushed off on...

Major Grom and the Plague Doctor Trailer Previews First Russian Superhero Movie



The film is based on the popular Russian comic book series by Artem Gabrelyanov. The post Major Grom and the Plague Doctor Trailer Previews First Russian Superhero Movie appeared first on

The Great Teaser: Elle Fanning Stars in New Hulu Series



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This Week in Tickets: 9 September 2019 - 15 September 2019

By: Jay's Movie Blog


Let us observe a brief moment of silence for MoviePass, which sputtered and hung on for far longer than was expected (or dignified). Even with the last year or so when I could almost never find a way to use it despite the regular $10/month charge ta...


By: Jay's Movie Blog


I have a couple of Russian co-workers, and I should probably ask them how popular and well-remembered Revan "Rezo" Gabriadze and his films still are. Probably not well-known as a filmmaker - or maybe writers get remembered more in Russia -...

Nobody Gets In The Way of Catherine the Great in New Trailer



Helen Mirren stars as one of the most powerful women in history The post Nobody Gets In The Way of Catherine the Great in New Trailer appeared first on

Fantasia 2019.17: White Snake, International Short Science-Fiction Film Showcase 2019, Kingdom, Why Don't You Just Die?, and Les Particules

By: Jay's Movie Blog


A long weekend day, built more or less around the short film program, though it started off with a Chinese animated movie, and it was the first time I can recall seeing a Warner Brothers logo in front of a mainland film. I hadn't realized that Warne...

Fantasia 2018 Catch-Up 04: Chained for Life, Blue My Mind, A Rough Draft, Bleach, Laughing Under the Clouds, Punk Samurai Slash Down, Terrified, Number 37, Cinderella the Cat, The Brink '18, and What a Man Wants

By: Jay's Movie Blog


How do you manage to be able to keep writing reviews for films you saw at a festival that ended eight months ago and mark your progress in doing so? Drawing that "X" is incredibly satisfying, and I've managed to do it 82 times for Fantas...

Short Stuff: The 2018 Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts

By: Jay's Movie Blog


Every year, a package is put together with all the animated short films nominated for an Academy Award, plus a few to pad out the running time, and it's generally one of the most enjoyable cinema samplers to come out over the year, with a bunch of di...


By: Jay's Movie Blog


Finding yourself with a surprisingly short day at the film festival and deciding to fit another movie in there may be signs that You Have A Problem, but I offer two things in my defense: First, it was a rainy evening but my rented apartment would pr...

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