Author:Kasey Dunifer

Kasey Dunifer: The Oscars 2022 — Picks, Predicts & Snubs

Like a nerdier March Madness, the Oscars also provide their fair share of upsets, shoe-ins, and predictions from fans. Below are my picks (who I think should win), predicts (who I think will win), and snubs (who should have been nominated) for ten categories at this year's Oscars.   1. BEST PICTURE To continue the analogy, I look at this year’s Best Picture nominees a little like this: 1-seeds: “The Power of the Dog,” “Belfast,” and “West Side...

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Kasey Dunifer: The Power of the Dog

THE POWER OF THE DOG - Review/Analysis   After more than a decade’s long break from feature filmmaking, Jane Campion returns in full force with her unconventional Western, “The Power of the Dog,” an adaptation of the 1967 novel of the same name by Thomas Savage. A master of period pieces (her most notable being the 1993 film, “The Piano”), Campion reminds us of the eloquent heartbreak of her craft, this time in 1925’s rural Montana.   The film...

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