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my favorite moment from Oscars 2015...

Sometimes in life, it pays to say “YES” to crazy.

I like to joke that my favorite holiday is The Oscars. Every year, I look forward to the broadcast, and every year there is at least one moment from the ceremony that moves and resonates with me. 141 more words


"Birdman" Oscar Wins Reveal Hollywood

Birdman took home Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Cinematographer. None of which were a surprise to me due to the current condition of the industry. 475 more words


Oscar Best Picture Winner Movies to Share: Rain Man (1988)

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt’s father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.


Oscar Picks Heart & Brain 2015

This year original was the key word in the Original Screenplay category. There were ideas that harken to the golden era of American film the 70’s. 365 more words

Oscar Predictions 2015, Part Two

It’s noon on Oscar Sunday, and on to the three toughest categories of the night. No, really…they really are! With one reluctant adjustment from my broadcast picks. 547 more words


Best Original Screenplay preview - 2015 Oscars

A Grand favourite

The original screenplays feel genuinely original this year, well except for Foxcatcher. Foxcatcher is taken completely from a real life crime, which to me would be the definition of adapted, but that’s not how this category works apparently. 885 more words

Film And TV

Top 15 Films of 2014, No. 3 – Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler is a neo-noir crime thriller written and directed by Dan Gilroy. The film, set in a nocturnal Los Angeles, follows Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal), a man desperate for work who happens upon the world of “nightcrawling”—a trade where freelance journalists monitor police scanners in order to rush to the scene of wrecks, fires, assaults, murders, and more to capture video of the events to sell to the highest bidder. 778 more words