Tag Archives: Academy Awards

The Martian Review – Science To The Rescue

Prometheus was Ridley Scott’s latest and last Sci-Fi effort set in space, and it was quite a marvel.  He follows it up with this adaptation of Andy Weir’s fantastic novel, The Martian.  It’s an ambitious ...

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New Creed Movie: Could Rocky Spin Off Surprise Us?

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The Rocky movie franchise is one of the most famous and loved of all time.  The original 1976 Rocky ended up taking home the Oscar for Best Picture after a wonderful performance from Sylvester Stallone, and ...

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Complete List Of 2015 Oscar Winners

Following a great 2015 Oscars show, here are a complete list of 2015 Oscar winners.  Neil Patrick Harris did a nice job hosting, although he did keep it rather safe.  There were some awkward moments, ...

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2015 Oscar Predictions

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So the 2015 Academy Awards are almost upon us.  On February 22nd, the biggest names in Hollywood will line up to see who is taking home the industries most prized possessions.  It has been an ...

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Selma Review – A Powerful Portrayal

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It took close to half a century to get a biopic about Martin Luther King Jr. made. One of the most influential men in the history on our world, whose words have been immortalized and ...

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A Most Violent Year Review: Oscar Is Oscar Worthy

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Every year there are a number of films and actors who get snubbed at the Academy Awards.  I only complain when it’s really, really egregious because the fact is, when you’re talking about a snubbed ...

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Leonardo DiCaprio Fights A Bear In The Revenant

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Birdman was one of my favorite films of the year, and it’s director Alejandro González Iñárritu is set to follow it up with quite a bang, with his wilderness survival  and revenge thriller The Revenant.  The ...

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The Imitation Game Review

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The story of Enigma is likely the most important story you had never heard.  Films based on true stories of real historical significance are always fantastic Oscar bait, particularly when they are full of fantastic ...

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Boyhood Movie Review: 12 Years A Boy

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Boyhood is a wonderful film but an inexperienced lead performance and fleeting nature hamper it’s Best Picture worth. Movies almost always deal with a small snapshot in time.  A period of time that is relatively ...

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American Sniper Review

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Chris Kyle’s autobiography American Sniper was endlessly popular, or at least it sold an awful lot of copies.  If I had the will, desire and numbers this is where I’d throw in some clever calculation that said ...

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