Best Picture

  Here are the nominees for Best Picture of the Year… The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Frost/Nixon Milk The Reader Slumdog Millionaire What could happen:  Somebody could look at me with a straight face and tell me how The Dark Knight wasn’t one of the five best films to come out in the past […]

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 […]

Best Supporting Actor

  The nominees for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role are: Josh Brolin in “Milk” Robert Downey Jr. in “Tropic Thunder” Philip Seymour Hoffman in “Doubt” Heath Ledger in “The Dark Knight” Michael Shannon in “Revolutionary Road” What might happen: (chuckling to myself…) Who will probably win: Hee hee hee… Who I’m […]

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 […]


  Full disclosure: Until the trailers started coming out, I had never heard of Harvey Milk.  Not even once.  Now that I think about it, I haven’t made my way to San Fran yet.  Maybe that will be my 2009 road trip.  Anyway, I can’t speak to how close this movie stayed to the real […]