‘The Front Runner’

  Like Jason Reitman, I’m old enough to remember hearing the names ‘Gary Hart’ and ‘Donna Rice’ on the news, but way too young to have any context for it at the time. ‘The Front Runner’ makes its case as one of those ‘pop culture turning points’ where our obsessions with the personal lives of […]

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 […]

My Thoughts on the Oscars

  Hey, did, did someone correctly predict four out of five in the major categories?  (And I said I could see Penelope winning, scroll down.)  Maybe I should think about a career in the movie industry?  No, this year was fairly predictable if you’ve been following awards season.  Anyway, quick thoughts on the show in […]