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The Descendants

March 27, 2012

The Descendants is the tale of a man named Matt King who is involved in one of Hawaii’s biggest land deals, all while dealing with his wife being in a coma. There are two main stars of this film; George Clooney and Hawaii. Hawaii isn’t presented as the dream destination which we usually see in […]

My 2011-2012 Oscar Predictions – Part 4: The Majors

January 29, 2012

And finally, the 6 awards most of the general Oscar-watching public cares about.  I must say that the acting awards this year and much more difficult to predict than last year.  And Best Picture once again seems to come down to a two show race.  What will happen?  I guess we’ll have to wait until […]

My 2011-2012 Oscar Predictions – Part 3: The Story Aspects

January 28, 2012

The third part of the predictions involves the storytelling through screenplays, editing, and then I threw in cinematography and the music categories just so they fit somewhere.  There’s some tough categories to choose here this year, especially cinematography. ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: The Artist, Written by Michel Hazanavicius Bridesmaids, Written by Annie Mumolo & Kristen Wiig Margin […]