Oscars 2016 Breakdown

oscars 2016 breakdown

This week on Now Conspiring, we discuss the Academy Award nominations and provide our picks for each category. Throughout, we review several movies like Dirty GrandpaAnomalisaCarol, and The End of the Tour.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Who do you think should win this year’s award for Best Picture? (Feel free to add any other picks for the other categories if the mood strikes).

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Which is Better? ‘The Revenant’ Vs. ‘The Hateful Eight’

2015 was the year of the western, and two incredibly different takes on the frontier are competing for your hard-earned money right now. So…which one is better?

What’s Your Most Anticipated 2016 Movie?

most anticipated 2016 movies

This week on the podcast, we discuss our most anticipated movies of 2016. From Pixar and comic books to wizards and french cartoons, we discuss which films are on track to become new favorites.

We also briefly discuss our favorite movies of 2015 to kickoff the show (and there are some surprises, for sure). Feel free to add your favorite 2015 movie to the comments below.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Which 2016 movies are you looking forward to the most?

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Over a Decade Later, Samurai Jack is Back (on Toonami)

Cartoon Network teased us with a short video today announcing the soon return of an animated series we thought had been forgotten: Samurai Jack. Genndy Tartakovsky, creator of the series, is attached to what’s being called “a new season for the epic story,” which will premiere on the mostly anime-filled Toonami block. As for the video

First Thoughts: ‘The Jungle Book’ Trailer

The Jungle Book is Disney’s upcoming live-action remake of the 1967 animated film of the same name. This, of course, is not a surprise due to the successes of Alice in Wonderland and Maleficent. And with 2015’s live-action Cinderella being such a big hit, remaking the last film Walt Disney ever produced was