Tag Archives: Best Director

‘Blue Jasmine’ Review: Cate Blanchett Shines in Woody Allen’s Latest

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Woody Allen has made more movies than any director I can think of, and of course with such a large filmography there are going to be varying degrees of success.  He’s known for some of …

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The 2014 Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win & Who’ll Get Snubbed?

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We’ve already brought you the 2014 Oscar nominations, but now we’re one of the first websites out there to bring you the 2014 Oscar Predictions!  Most websites wait a while, feel things out and see …

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‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ Review: Another Coen Brothers Masterpiece?

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The Coen Brothers make amazing movies.  Their films are tall tales, fables and legends, presented in whatever format or environment they want to attack at the time.  They are stories with meaning, and they are …

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‘American Hustle’ Review: Oscar Worthy Or David O Russel Con?

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David O. Russel’s Silver Linings Playbook was a massive success in 2012 and cemented his status as a maker of great films and potentially even careers in the case of Jennifer Lawrence.  His follow up …

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Wolf Of Wall Street Review: Scorsese and Dicaprio Back Together

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I’ll start off by saying that I went into this movie with great bias and high expectations. I’ll unapologetically admit that I’m a huge Leonardo DiCaprio fan and a huge Martin Scorsese fan. I think …

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‘Nebraska’ Review: Bruce Dern Cashes In

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Alexander Payne has made a living making movies about families and relationships.  He doesn’t direct movies that often but when he does they tend to be pretty good.  His latest project, Nebraska, a black and …

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Actor Spotlight: Top 10 George Clooney Movies

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  It has been a solid year for George Clooney.  Well to be honest, it has been a solid career for George Clooney.  More than solid.  He’s been nominated for eight Academy Awards and won …

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Russell Crowe Builds A Biblically Challenged Arc In ‘Noah’ Trailer

When I saw the new trailer for Darren Aronofsky‘s biblical (I say this with caution, as you’ll read shortly) epic ‘Noah’, I was a little bit surprised.  I had heard nothing about the film, and …

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’12 Years A Slave’ Review: America’s Darkest Memories

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Slavery is a topic that has been covered in television, books and movies for many years, but somehow never quite like with 12 Years A Slave, a uniquely personal movie about one of America’s darkest …

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Indie Movies Spotlight: Eddie Jemison’s ‘King of Herrings’

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Sometimes, a movie just needs characters.  I love a good blockbuster, and I love high stakes and great special effects.  But as special effects, budgets and ideas get bigger and bigger, sometimes movie makers and …

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