Ian's Movie Reviews
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Dallas Buyer’s Club

March 29, 2014

This story of a tough rodeo man who contracts HIV and begins smuggling AIDS medicine into the states to sell it to other patients is pretty straight forward but captivating nonetheless. Matthew McConaughey plays Ron Woodriff, who is certainly a strong lead character and proves to be deeper than he originally seems. At the beginning […]

My 2013-2014 Oscar Predicitons – Part 5: The Results

March 2, 2014

And so we have another batch of Oscar winners added to the list.  I would comment on Ellen as host, but honestly I missed her opening monologue as we got home from dinner late.  But from what I saw she seemed to be pretty comfortable, sometimes a little shaky though. So last year I only […]

My 2013-2014 Oscar Predictions – Part 4: The Majors

February 6, 2014

Now I finish my predictions with the “big 6”: the acting categories, director and of course Best Picture. BEST PICTURE: American Hustle (Sony), Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison and Jonathan Gordon, Producers Captain Phillips (Sony), Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca, Producers Dallas Buyers Club (Focus Features), Robbie Brenner and Rachel Winter, […]