Author Archives: Bobby James

Moonlight (Film, Director, Supporting Actor, Adapted Screenplay, Emerging Actor)

Bobby James Awards 2016 | Film …and the award goes to:

Welcome to the 2016 Bobby James Awards post for the best of cinema. As you may or may not have seen, it was a year filled with landmark, meaningful stories. We saw stories we don’t ordinarily see, and we saw our hopes dashed for some we anticipated seeing. So without any further delay, I present […]

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Bobby James Awards 2016 | The Nominees are…

Moonlight leads with 12 Bobby James Award nominations, followed by Zootopia (11), La La Land (10), Kubo and the Two Strings (8) and The Witch (7) and Nocturnal Animals (7). Achievement in Cinematography Arrival Kubo and the Two Strings La La Land Moonlight The Witch Achievement in Editing Arrival Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find […]

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A Statement and 67 Quotes in defiance of Trump and his supporters, and for Hope

I wanted to collect and share with you the quotes I’ve pulled from music, television or film since the election. These quotes represent my sentiments toward Donald Trump, and they represent my willingness and commitment to defend human rights, the environment and civil liberties. But first… A Brief Statement on Donald Trump Donald Trump is […]

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Bobby James Awards 2016 | Fan-Voted Award nominees (voting open through Jan. 8)

It’s nearly time for the Bobby James Awards of 2016 to be finalized. Movie, Music and Television are coming your way in the next couple of weeks, but first, it’s time to determine the fan-voted categories. Have fun! Film Categories Television Categories Music Categories BE SURE TO VOTE, voting ENDS on January 8, and check […]

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The Making of “Fluff & Hum, a Fireside Miracle”

Six years ago, my original Christmas stories began with Hubble, a penguin who wished he could fly. In the years that followed, I gave you Candy Cane (the striped giraffe in search of a friend), Piph (pronounced “Piff,” a snow-white elephant in search of belonging), Toff and Tot (the flamingos that found love in one […]

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Bobby James Awards 2016 | World Wrestling Entertainment: A Phenomenal Arrival

With this post, the Bobby James Awards are officially 15 years old! They began at the end of 2002, to commemorate the “Best of WWE.” Since then, they have grown to encompass music, television and one of my favorites, movies. The WWE category though remains the oldest and one of the year-end posts I look most […]

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I’m Still with Her | My Pledge to You

FRUSTRATION I strongly opposed Trump – and repeatedly denounced his candidacy, his campaign, his rhetoric and his platform of hate. I compared his ideas about immigration, the “inner cities” and his proposed ban of all Muslims to the intolerance of Vladimir Putin, and the anti-Semitism of Adolf Hitler. I denounced his selection of Mike Pence as a vice […]