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Birdman (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Nominated for 9 Academy Awards (tied with The Grand Budapest Hotel this year for the most nominations,) I would not feel right without seeing Birdman before The Oscars air even though I’ve already made my… 322 more words

Movie Reviews

Movie Review: Boyhood (2014) *Is this the Next Best Picture?*

When the Oscar nominations were announced, most people were befuddled.  They didn’t recognize more than perhaps one film on the list.  I’m including me.  That’s how jacked up 2014 was.   619 more words


"Foxcatcher" is a bleak, damning tale (5/5)

The inevitable thought of death staking claim to our last breath is frightening, but that fear grows deeper when we realize we may have nothing beyond what’s carved into our tombstone. 677 more words


Boyhood - A Movie Review

Boyhood has been nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director (Richard Linklater), Best Supporting Actress (Patricia Arquette) and Best Supporting Actor (Ethan Hawke). 788 more words

Academy Awards

Movie Talk: Bowling in Boyhood (1 Strike in 2 Tries)

While Oscar talk has not been my thing in previous years, 2014 had some remarkable movies. A few days ago, I discussed Best Actor… 375 more words


The Broadway Melody

Directed: Harry Beaumont

Year: 1929

Nominated: Best FilmBest Director – Harry Beaumont, Best Actress – Bessie Love

Won: Best Film

Plot in 25 Words: … 415 more words


Everything is Awesome or Is It? Oscar Nominees 2015

The Oscar nominations are out and the race to watch all 8 Best Picture films before February 22nd is on! One of the most amusing nominations is the inclusion of the Best Song nominee “Everything is Awesome” from the LEGO Movie. 410 more words

2015 Oscars