Oscars 2018 – Best Actor

  Here are the nominees for Best Actor in a Leading Role: Timothee Chalamet – Call Me By Your Name Daniel Day-Lewis – Phantom Thread Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour Denzel Washington – Roman J Israel Esq. Who I’m Cheering For: Multiple names I admire on this list, but looking at […]

Oscars 2013 – Best Actor

  Rough day personally, so apologies in advance if the comedy is sucked out of today’s post. Here are the nominees for Best Actor in a Leading Role… Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook Daniel Day-Lewis in Lincoln Hugh Jackman in Les Miserables Joaquin Phoenix in the Master Denzel Washington in Flight Who Should Win: In a weaker year, 4 out […]

Lincoln

  Season 3 of the Wire started me on this path, and as much as I hate to admit it, I’ve taken great joy in watching politics as entertainment.  Which means I enjoyed Lincoln quite a bit. Focusing on the last few months of his life, the movie focuses on Lincoln’s quest to pass the amendment that abolishes slavery. […]

3 Quick, Random Comments

    In no particular order… 1. Word made it back to me that opening night of ‘Natalie Portman: the Musical’ has already sold out.  Thank you to the numerous friends who have sent congrats to me for getting the role, and my various L.A. people who have let me know they’re coming through either […]