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OBPC #69: The English Patient, 1996

Rating:  2½ stars (out of 4)

The English Patient (1996): Written and directed by Anthony Minghella.  Based upon the novel of the same name by Michael Ondaatje.  358 more words

Oscars Best Picture Countdown

"12 Years a Slave" - Film Review (A+)

I was warned before watching 12 Years a Slave that it would be graphic and painful to watch.  It was.  I was told Chiwetel Ejiofor was equally worthy as Matthew McConaughey for his Best Actor Oscar in… 1,038 more words

Writing

Best Picture 1970: My Ranking!

5) Airport: Well, it’s a dated film that’s campy and entertaining for sure, but other than that, the best picture nomination itself is a bit much. 303 more words

Films And Opinions

Curfew (2012)

Curfew (2012) **** out of ****

Review by: Mark Bernard 4/14/14

Written and Directed by: Shawn Christensen

Starring: Fatima Ptacek, Shawn Christensen

NR (contains: language, some disturbing images and drug content; suitable for mature teenagers) 683 more words

Drama

Nebraska (2013) Review

  • Director: Alexander Payne
  • Writer: Bob Nelson
  • Producer: Albert Berger / Ron Yerxa
  • Stars: Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Stacy Keach, Bob Odenkirk
  • Studio: Paramount…
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Best Supporting Actress

Oscar Bait: The English Patient

List Item: Watch all Best Picture Winners (to date)
Progress: 71/87

After dismantling the jigsaw puzzle, which was oddly traumatic after spending hours and hours constructing it, I needed to watch a movie to take my mind off of it. 491 more words

Bucket List

Oliver! (1968)

Mark Lester, Jack Wild, Ron Moody. Dir: Sir Carol Reed

Yes, it’s a musical. It’s from the stage play which opened in the West End in 1960, thus ushering in the age of putting exclamation points in the titles of plays. 815 more words