Award Chase: Always the bridesmaid

Each Wednesday through the week of the 2018 Academy Award nominations on Jan. 23, Take 2 is handicapping the Oscar rush with The Award Chase. Thirteen – that’s the number of times British cinematographer Roger Deakins has been nominated for an Academy Award....

Not invisible anymore: Latinx in comics, movies

Imagine a superhero who looks like you, speaks in the words of your language and sports locks of hair like yours. If it’s easy for you to find a movie or a comic book that matches your description, chances are you are not a minority. For the Latinx community, only in...

Award Chase: When campaigning begins way early

Each Wednesday through the week of the 2018 Academy Award nominations on Jan. 23, Take 2 is handicapping the Oscar rush with The Award Chase. It’s hard to believe that this marks Take 2’s third edition of The Award Chase, and although it started a little later than...

In which Matt Damon wears eyeglasses

In Matt Damon news, the Academy Award winner dons eyeglasses in his new movie, “Suburbicon,” directed by his good friend George Clooney. For some reason, in order to play a regular, everyday man in weird or hostile situations, Damon’s characters must wear either...

What you didn’t see this summer

This summer season went out with a whimper with the final weekend box office total being the worst in 17 years, according to Box Office Mojo, and Entertainment Weekly reported that it was the worst overall summer haul since 2006. How could this be? In a season packed...