Ian's Movie Reviews
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My Top Ten Films of 2011

February 6, 2012

10. Contagion As a former microbiologist, I appreciated this movie a lot.  It provided a very realistic idea of how something like this might go down.  And hey, its pretty much the film version of one of my favourite board games: Pandemic! 9. Moneyball The game about baseball statistics proved to be much more interesting […]

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 […]

The Tree of Life

October 19, 2011

The Tree of Life is certainly one of the most interesting and unique movies I’ve seen in a long, long time. Usually in my reviews I like to sum up what the movie is about in a line or two, but with Tree of Life speculating what its about seems to be the entire point […]