Review: “Call Me By Your Name”

Review: “Call Me By Your Name”

Tamara’s take There are very few movies that have stayed with me after exiting the cinema. When I watched “Call Me By Your Name,” I really could not get a feeling for it. There were no outside forces, no reasons move for change or activism that I had seen in...
Road to Gold: The MVPs

Road to Gold: The MVPs

Now until the March 4 Oscar telecast, Take 2 will run a series focusing on issues and subjects involving the Academy Awards. As the best picture field varies between five and 10 selections, there will be times in which star power will spill over into more than one...
Tamara’s Take: Quick Reviews, Jan. 26

Tamara’s Take: Quick Reviews, Jan. 26

“Phantom Thread,” four and a half stars out of five. In theaters. I don’t know what I fell in love with first – the incredible score by Jonny Greenwood or the orderly nature of the House of Woodcock in the tenderly shot and surprisingly funny “Phantom Thread.” I...
And the nominees are …

And the nominees are …

If you were up at around 8:15 this morning, you witnessed a good amount of history being made in the land of Hollywood with the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards. Hosted humorously by Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis, the nomination ceremony had a few surprises...
Before the Oscar nominations

Before the Oscar nominations

In previous years, I spent months before the Oscar nominations handicapping films’ and actors’ odds for earning a top spot. This awards season, however, I could only get through two weeks in October. Thanks to the eye-opening exposés of Hollywood’s top brass and...