Monthly Archives: February 2023

2022: The Ones

With the Oscars being presented on Sunday, March 12th, I like to focus on the films and performances that I found most memorable. In keeping with the tradition of the late Siskel & Ebert’s “If We Picked the Winners,” here are my standouts for 2022 using the nominees in the main Academy Award categories. While others try to second-guess Oscar politics with who ‘should win’ or ‘will win,’ I like to keep it simple. In case you missed any of them, these are the films and performances I’ll remember- simply put, these are the ones:  

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Apocalypse Now

M. Night Shyamalan makes one of his best movies with “Knock at the Cabin”- a taut psychological thriller where hostages try to outwit home invaders sent on a mission of mercy…or murder.

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