Tag: Michael Keaton

Chasing Oscar: Spotlight Casts Child Abuse In The Lead Role

Part four of the “Chasing Oscar” series: putting the spotlight on the Best Picture frontrunner. A couple of months ago, Vulture reported that the cast of Oscar frontrunner Spotlight weren’t submitting themselves in the Lead acting categories; they would only compete as supporting players. In a season rampant with “category fraud” accusations (see Alicia Vikander’s in

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Race to the Oscars: Birdman Is Skies Above The Rest

Part three in my series examining the films nominated for the 87th Academy Awards Every Oscar contender that I’ve seen so far in my “Race to the Oscars” series has owed much of its success to the excellent performance of its leading actor. The Imitation Game had the steely sensitivity of Benedict Cumberbatch, The Theory of Everything had

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Ben Affleck’s Batsuit: Does It Salvage The Batman vs Superman Film?

The upcoming Man of Steel sequel may be one of the messiest blockbusters ever, but at least there is an official photo to go with it. Director Zach Snyder tweeted the first look at Ben Affleck wearing the Batsuit and the newly designed Batmobile. There are some significant changes to both compared the Nolan films.

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