Shut Up Zach! Presents: The 2020 Zachademy Awards – Nominations

Best Picture “Avengers: Endgame”“Joker”“Marriage Story”“Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood”“Parasite”“The Farewell”“The Irishman”“The Lighthouse”“Us”“1917” Best Director Bong Joon Ho – “Parasite”Lulu Wang – “The Farewell”Quentin Tarantino – “Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood”Robert Eggers – “The Lighthouse”Sam Mendes – “1917” Best Actress in a Leading Role Ana de Armas – “Knives Out”Awkwafina – “The Farewell”Lupita Nyong’oContinue reading “Shut Up Zach! Presents: The 2020 Zachademy Awards – Nominations”

Top 10 Movie Villains of All-Time

“You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy”. Sir Alec Guiness as the great Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi once uttered this now famous phrase in the original “Star Wars”. Whereas he was referring to a bar full of criminals and lowlifes that he was taking a child he just met into,Continue reading “Top 10 Movie Villains of All-Time”

Joker (2019) – Movie Review

The Joker is perhaps the entity in western culture that is most synonymous with villainy. For generations, different narratives have been crafted about this dubious antithesis to Batman’s stoic calculations in comic books, video games, and film, all depicting him as a sociopathic zealot who exists beyond the boundaries of society. Just over a decadeContinue reading “Joker (2019) – Movie Review”

Is “Joker” too dangerous to show to the public?

I sincerely wish this wasn’t a subject that I would ever need to discuss. The Joker is one of my favorite fictional characters ever created and I am eagerly anticipating the release of the film “Joker” on October 4th. But as much as I love comic books and movies, the real world strikes again toContinue reading “Is “Joker” too dangerous to show to the public?”

I am ready to run through a wall for “Joker”

In just the last week, “Joker” officially premiered in Italy last week to a thunderous 8 minute standing ovation and near universal critical praise, while us mortals were given the final official trailer. Hell, gave the film an absurd 10/10. I have never seen them give out a perfect score to a film before,Continue reading “I am ready to run through a wall for “Joker””