My Big Ass Oscar Article 2012

If you want to know what I felt were the best movies of the year etc. then that’s a different article altogether (one that can be read here). This is about the Oscars. For most categories, I just offer a quick pick for what WILL win and a brief explanation for why I think that. … Continue reading

The Descendants (2011)

The Descendants (2011) – George Clooney is one of those actors who has personality that tends to bleed through to whatever role he’s playing. There’s even a sort of charm in him even when he’s playing a cold-blooded CIA assassin (Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, or his Oscar-winning role in Syriana) or the single worst … Continue reading

New York, I Love You (2009)

New York, I Love You (2009) — A sort-of sequel to Paris, je t’aime, this is several short films edited together.  It’s not as good as its Parisian counterpart, but that one had the Coen brothers, Alfonso Cuaron, Gus Van Sant, Christopher Doyle, Wes Craven, Walter Salles, Tom Tykwer, and Alexander Payne.  New York, I … Continue reading