Tag Archives: Oscars

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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Black Mass Review – Johnny Depp Is A Bad Man

Crime biopics are a dime a dozen in the history of cinema.  Many are among the greatest films of all time, and if done correctly it’s a strong recipe for success.  There are some bad …

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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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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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American Sniper Isn’t What We Think It Is

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I’m an American Sniper. I look at the terrorist through my scope, and follow him to my right, down a dusty street. My cross hair sits right below his forehead. I take a deep breath …

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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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Foxcatcher Movie Review

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Some stories are so bizarre that they’re bound to one day make it to the big screen.  The story of Foxcatcher is one of those tales.  Wrestlers are a funny bunch, and to be an …

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