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My 2015-2016 Oscar Predictions – Part 5: The Results

February 28, 2016

Well, they certainly didn’t shy away from the controversy, did they?  Chris Rock had a pretty funny opening monologue, but after a while he kinda beat the thing to death.  Oh well. BEST PICTURE: Winner: Spotlight My Pick: The Big Short You know, my gut told me it would be Spotlight, but I over-analyzed the […]

My 2015-2016 Oscar Predictions Part 2: The Technicals

February 6, 2016

These next categories are usually the categories I am most interested in when watching the Oscars, because they can have a tendency to honour films that would usually be overlooked in the more prominent categories. These are the categories which focus on the video and audio details of the film. VISUAL EFFECTS: Ex Machina – […]

My Top Ten Movies of 2015

February 2, 2016

10. Straight Outta Compton I don’t like biopics very much, especially music biopics.  And yet I liked Straight Outta Compton.  Maybe its because its a bout a group and their dynamic as opposed to an individual? I’m not sure.  The first two thirds of this movie are really strong (the last act not so much). […]

Mad Max: Fury Road

May 20, 2015

So, a new Mad Max eh? Seems like an odd choice for a franchise to revise, as the original films really only exist as cult classics. And while it has name recognition, Joe and Jane Public really don’t know much about it apart from that. But nevertheless, it is back and with a vengeance. Fury […]

My Most Anticipated Movies of 2015

January 4, 2015

Well, the new year is upon us, so I came back to talk about the movies that are coming up.  At least that I know about at the moment. Its the time of year for top ten lists and all that too, and I’ll get to mine soon enough as well. Honourable Mention: Ant-Man I’m […]

The Blu-ray Files #002

July 11, 2011

Alien – The new blu-ray release of Alien is simply fantastic.  The images are pristine and sharp and looks amazing for a film from the 70s.  The spaceships shots from outer space look fantastic and the interiors look just like they’re supposed to look.  An amazing release.   – Apocalypse Now – One of the […]