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20 years on. It gets better. Let's carry on.

“I would like to dedicate this Oscar to the heroism and the courage of women. And to the hope that it inspires the creation of more true screen heroins to represent them” 60 more words


GONE GIRL and MAPS to the STARS: Director-Actor Movie Magic!


Two fantastic, 10/10 films that I’ve seen in the past two weeks offer some serious talent in front and behind the camera- David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars and David Fincher’s  533 more words

Oscar Monday - Halfway through New York

Even a week in Awards Season can change the race dramatically, dropping a film out of contention or introducing a new one during the slog of festival premieres, precursors and campaigning,  downfall and triumph, whittling down the selection until the ‘big show’ – the Oscars. 980 more words


A Ship Comes In

Directed: William K. Howard

Year: 1928

Nominated: Best Actress – Louise Dresser

Plot in 25 Words: Polish immigrants strive to gain admittance to America. Treated like garbage they become citizens. 448 more words


Spoiler Review: Gone Girl (2014)

Gone Girl is sick.

(If you want the purest experience, to be on a knifes’ edge at every turn and whim of this truly wild and twisted film, read no more. 2,543 more words


Sadie Thompson

Directed: Raoul Walsh

Year: 1928

Nominated: Best Actress – Gloria Swanson

Plot in 25 Words: Prostitute on the run finds love and a judgmental minister on a south sea island. 521 more words


Street Angel

Directed: Frank Borzage

Year: 1928

Nominated: Best Actress – Janet Gaynor

Won: Best Actress – Janet Gaynor

Plot in 25 Words: Woman becomes prostitute by necessity. 396 more words