2017 Bobby James Awards | “…and the award goes to…”

  Achievement in Cinematography | Dan Lausten – The Shape of Water The Shape of Water is a beautiful film stamped with Guillermo del Toro’s signature. It is undoubtedly del Toro’s most cinematically pleasing work since Pan’s Labyrinth (2006). The strengths of this film though lie directly in its ability to transport you to another…

2017 Bobby James Awards | FAN-VOTED POLLS

It is the time. Make YOUR VOICE count. VOTE in the fan-voted categories of the 2017 Bobby James Awards! Voting ends at 11:00 p.m. CST on Monday, January 8, 2018! Pay extra close attention, for the FIRST TIME EVER, I’m allowing MULTIPLE selections (vote for up to 3 in each category)! Have fun. TELEVISION CATEGORIES…

Bobby James Awards 2016 | Television: ‘This Is Us’ reigns

The Bobby James Awards have celebrated excellence in film, television, music and professional wrestling for over a decade. This is the best of Television 2016, let’s begin with a new award! Outstanding Promotional Art | The Americans FX’s political spy drama The Americans always sets the tone with outstanding promotional art. This year’s collection of…

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…

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…

RIP: Chyna, “The 9th Wonder of the World”

I’ve thought about Chyna (Joanie Laurer) all day. If you’re familiar with her story, the early part of which is documented in her autobiography If They Only Knew, you’d know her road to iconicism was arduous. Despite her struggles, Chyna blazed a path to become the “9th Wonder of the World,” an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime performer. As a professional…

BREAKING: Television “Crime” Wave

The blog you are about to read is not intended to be an official comment, or authority, on the subject. Rather, I offer it as more of an outline and for your own consideration. It’s merely what we writers would call a “fluff piece.” Scroll directly to the bottom to see the two new shows…