Ian's Movie Reviews
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April 16, 2011

Spiderman and Donnie Darko are brothers in a film titled Brothers. One is in the army, the other is an ex-con. The army brother (Tobey McGuire), is sent off to war and is captured though believed to be killed. Meanwhile, the other brother (Jake Gyllenhall), takes over his role as the father figure for his […]

Black Swan

April 2, 2011

Black Swan is a movie which bores into you like the thorny barb of a black wing feather. Its a movie which will definitely stay with you for a while after watching. The story of a sheltered young woman who wants so badly to be the perfect ballet dancer is a dark and permeating look […]

My 2010-2011 Oscar Predictions – Part 5: The Results

February 28, 2011

The 2010 Oscars are in the bag, and now we see how my predictions held up.  I nailed all of the acting categories again, and the writing categories this time too. I felt the show was a little lackluster this year.  Franco and Hathaway were alright, but certainly nothing special.  I was hoping for a […]

My 2010-2011 Oscar Predictions – Part 4: The Majors

January 30, 2011

And now for the most notable awards to be given out on Feb. 27.  Here are the acting awards, the directing award, and the big one- best picture.  I’ve really been going back and forth in my mind with that one.  Let’s see what happens. BEST PICTURE: Black Swan (Fox Searchlight Pictures), Mike Medavoy, Brian […]