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 […]

Best Actress

  Here are the nominees for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture: Anne Hathaway in “Rachel Getting Married” Angelina Jolie in “Changeling” Melissa Leo in “Frozen River” Meryl Streep in “Doubt” Kate Winslet in “The Reader” What might happen:  Anything.  I’m not kidding.  Anne Hathaway is clearly establishing herself as the ‘Next […]

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 […]

The Reader

  The Reader is nominated for four Globes: Best Screenplay, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress – Drama and Best Motion Picture – Drama.    The film is about a German lawyer (played as an adult by Ralph Fiennes), and the evolution of his relationship with an older woman (played by Kate Winslet).  Starting with a chance […]