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My Oscar Predictions – Part 5: The Results

March 8, 2010

Another year, another 24 Oscars awarded.  Who won this year?  How did my predictions stand up?  Let’s find out. First, let’s talk about the show.  Steven Martin and Alec Baldwin were the host, but I found they were quite wooden in their line delivery.  There were some good jokes there, but nothing outstanding. I want […]

My Oscar Predictions – Part 3: The Story Aspects

February 6, 2010

Alright, on to part 3 of my predictions.  This time we’re going with the parts of the film which build the story; screenplay, cinematography, editing.  I also threw in the music categories because… well, because.  I think they work here pretty well. ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: The Hurt Locker (Summit Entertainment), Written by Mark Boal Inglourious Basterds […]

My Oscar Predictions – Part 1:The Outliers

February 5, 2010

Alright, it is time to make my Oscar Predictions.  I will split the 24 categories into 4 posts, going through 6 at a time.   Now remember that I am predicting the choices I believe will win, not which I think should win.  After the Oscars on March 7th I will post my recap. Part 1: […]

My REAL Top 10 Movies of 2009

January 10, 2010

Okay, now for my serious list. Keep in mind, there are a lot of movies I haven’t seen this year.Its been a weird year for me, and as a result, not a lot of movies were seen. But of the ones that I did, these were the ones I enjoyed the most. 10. The Informant! […]

Up

October 20, 2009

Well, Pixar has done it again. Up is another excellent effort in the Pixar library. The story of stubborn old Carl who sets off in his balloon-hoisted house with stowaway Russell is a fantastic tale full of humour, great characters, and some really touching moments. The opening of the movie sets up a wonderful bedrock […]