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Movie Review: The Martian

Release Date: 10/2/2015

The Martian is a cross between Cast Away (two Oscar nominations) and Apollo 13 (nine Oscar nominations), and probably better than both.  If that sounds like high praise, it should; I wouldn’t be surprised to see nine Oscar nominations* for… 425 more words

Heneral Luna Movie Review

For Filipino films, even the most award-winning ones never quite reach the same level as their Hollywood counterparts. Heneral Luna represents a new milestone in this regard. 390 more words


81 Images from the 88th Oscar Best Foreign Language Film Submissions

Earlier today, the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts, and Sciences has released the final tally of the submissions for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar. As per Academy rules, only one film can be submitted per country. 5,044 more words


A spat over 'Steve Jobs'

Aaron Sorkin’s movie about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs goes into general release today. We are into “Oscar season,” and Sorkin hopes to impress the Hollywood maids and butlers who actually do the voting for the doddering members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. 235 more words


Best Pictures & More

It’s been a while since I posted anything. Apologies. Sometimes life seems to get the better of you. That’s okay, though, as long as you don’t let it go on for too long! 770 more words

Genre Thriller of the Highest Order

Opening with the prospects of a sequel is usually a good sign for a movie. Sicario writer Taylor Sheridan is already penning Sicario 2, with the go-ahead from studio bosses at Lionsgate. 539 more words

Film Reviews

2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Original Screenplay & Best Adapted Screenplay

This post was updated October 8th.

Best Original Screenplay

Is this Tarantino’s to lose? I’m not so sure. There’s a lot of more serious material in the hunt such as… 1,406 more words