CJ Johnson & Danielle McGrane celebrate the most gender-balanced Oscar ceremony ever.

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CJ Johnson and Danielle McGrane look at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ year of self-fouls, own goals and other idiotic mis-steps in anticipation of a train-wreck 2019 Oscars. In addition, they step outside of the boring conventional wisdom predictions for this year’s Oscars, and instead, take a few big swings. Don’t bet on […]

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In this Oscars special CJ Johnson and Jim Flanagan reveal their predictions for each category before giving their ballots in the same way as voting Academy members will this Sunday to determine whether the preferential ballot system does indeed have any influence over who wins Best Picture.  

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Join Australia’s favourite film critic CJ Johnson as he shares his reactions, thoughts and predictions about the 2018 Oscars nominee list.

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Land Of Mine  My fingernails were being bitten down to the quick, by my teeth, because the young German soldier’s fingers were jittering. I was watching the Danish entry for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Oscars, Land Of Mine, and it was a white-knuckle ride.  Here’s the context for the story: at the […]

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With the 89th Academy Awards only days away   Want the good oil on the Oscars? Join Australia’s favourite film critic and movie show host, CJ Johnson, in the land Down Under on SKIPI.TV, as he gives you the big ‘why’ behind the ‘who’ when it comes to the nominees he is betting his bottom […]

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CJ reviews Kenneth Lonergan’s third feature film, the Oscar nominated ‘Manchester By The Sea’, declaring the film is a 110% must watch with ‘killer dialogue’ and an ‘intricate, complicated well crafted structure a thematically rich story, covered with depth and sensitivity.’

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In Episode 9 of Watch This, CJ reviews ‘Manchester By The Sea’ starring Casey Affleck in his Oscar nominated role, ‘Toni Erdmann’, which has been nominated in the Best Foreign Film category, ‘Gold’, the latest Matthew McConaughey film hot of the press and last by not least, ‘Perfect Strangers’, the dinner party set film where […]

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CJ Johnson and Paul Byrnes, award winning film critic for The Sydney Morning Herald, review the critically acclaimed and award season favourite, La La Land.

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