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…

Bobby James Awards | Fan-Voted Categories: Voting Open Through Dec. 15!

It’s nearing the time of year when I release my nominees and selections for my “Best of 2015” lists. Over the past decade, these lists have become known as the Bobby James Awards. A few years back, I thought it’d be nice to open (or create) a couple categories for you all to participate in. I’m happy to announce…

Tops: 10 Greatest Moments in Jurassic Park

With Jurassic World, the direct sequel to 1993’s Jurassic Park, fast approaching (finally!), I’ve decided to take Bobby’s World – and the Tops feature – back to prehistoric times! Welcome to the first Jurassic-themed Tops – a list that will celebrate ten of the greatest moments from Steven Spielberg’s cinematic achievement. Run! 10. CLEVER GIRL | major…

Movie Comment: Jupiter Ascending

Jupiter Ascending | The Wachowskis | 127 mins. | PG-13   The Wachowski siblings follow-up their wildly underrated sci-fi venture Cloud Atlas (2012) with Jupiter Ascending, starring Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum and Eddie Redmayne. When Jupiter was first announced, I’ll admit, I was very intrigued – mostly because I’m a big fan of Eddie Redmayne as an…

Tops: 10 Best [Animated] Supporting Disney Characters

Welcome to Tops!  Wildly popular on As Seen By (2011-2013), Tops is a feature highlighting the “10 Best” [insert topic] in television or movies!  Lists like the Top 10 Animated “Awww” Moments or Ten 21st Century Documentary Films The May Make You Want to Occupy a Street are among the most popular ever written for As Seen By.  Now, I’m bringing the Tops…

Bobby James: 2013 by the Numbers

What a whirlwind year – time always move so quickly that it never feels like there’s ever enough.  There isn’t, really, is there? Another year is past and I’m looking forward to what comes next – but before I do, I wanted to take a moment to share with you my 2013, by the numbers. January…