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Captain Phillips

This has become a rather depressing run of movies. Last week, I saw Oscar Grant get shot during a routine act of police brutality. This week, I saw Captain Phillips get rescued (which involved quite a show of naval power, and three deadly sniper bullets). 1,459 more words

Movies

Every Best Picture Nominee Challenge #4: Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

Apologies for the long hiatus in blog posts, real life took over temporarily.

Oscar Factfile

Year Nominated: 1989

Director: Stephen Frears

Stars: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Uma Thurman, Keanu Reeves… 478 more words

BEAUTY TIPS FOR BUSY MOMS FROM A CELEBRATED HAIR AND MAKE-UP STYLIST

I wish every mom had a friend like Cathleen.  She is a hair and make-up stylist whose client list reads like an Oscar nominee roll call.  928 more words

Chicago

The 7th Annual Eco Oscars in Beverly Hills

Another luxurious lounge was prepared Oscar weekend at the Beverly Hilton so guests could mingle, nibble, primp and pamper, and discover many hot brands – from one-of-a-kind jewelry and leather goods to designer gowns and luxury vacations. 359 more words

Juicy Pop

Netflix Instant Review of the Week

The Act of Killing (2013; Dir.: Joshua Oppenheimer, w/ Christine Cynn and Anonymous)

GRADE: A

By Daniel Barnes

One of the great, unique, often intangible and sometimes scary potentials of the film medium is the way that cinematic artifice can achieve something more profound than mere fact.  500 more words

Netflix Instant/Criterion

Oscar Winners 2014

It’s that time of year again; the most influential people in Hollywood have come together and the big lebowski of the awards season has finally announced its winners after months of speculation. 2,026 more words

Film