‘Captain Fantastic’

  To you, he will probably always be Aragorn from ‘Lord of the Rings’.  To me, he’s always Lalin, the pretty boy pimp snitch from ‘Carlito’s Way’.  Either way, Viggo Mortensen has built a hell of a career, and ‘Captain Fantastic’ is a worthy Oscar nomination for a solid character actor who’s good looking enough […]

Best Actor

  Here are the nominees for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture: Richard Jenkins in ‘The Visitor’ Frank Langella in ‘Frost/Nixon’ Sean Penn in ‘Milk’ Brad Pitt in ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ Mickey Rourke in ‘The Wrestler’ What Could Happen:  This is probably, probably a two man race.  Sean Penn […]

Frost/Nixon

  Finally caught up to Frost/Nixon over the weekend.  For those unfamiliar, Frost/Nixon is a highly fictionalized account of the buildup to the real series of interviews that took place between Robert Frost and Richard Nixon following the resignation of the former president.  Based on the critically acclaimed stage play of the same name, Frost/Nixon […]

My Golden Globe Pics

  Alright gang, the Globes is this weekend, and as you can probably guess, I’ve seen almost every nominated film and performance.  Here are my picks for the film categories: Best Performance by an Actress in a Comedy or Musical I could make a case for Meryl Streep in Mamma Mia (the biggest hit) or […]