If you want to be prepared going into Award Season, you better learn to pronounce Saoirse Ronan’s name (For the record, it’s sur-sha). Ronan stars in the adaption of Colm Toibin’s novel about a young woman who is forced to choose between her familiar home in Ireland and her new and exciting life in Brooklyn, New … Continue reading Time Traveling to ‘Brooklyn’
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is a crazy bunch to say the least. Attempting to figure out how the night will play out is pretty close to impossible. (Okay, not impossible, but rather tricky) The snubs and surprises are sure to be all over the place with this years crop of movies. Nominations aside, I’m honestly the … Continue reading Golden Globes 2015 Movie Predictions
Emma Donoghue’s novel Room became a best selling hit shortly after hitting the shelves. The story, told from the perspective of 5 year-old Jack, paints a vivid picture of the unknown nightmare he is living. The next step for Donoghue? To capture in this captivating story and find a way to bring the story to life on … Continue reading Escaping From ‘Room’
Award season is heating up! The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced this morning, December 9, at the Pacific Design Center in L.A. Anna Faris and Anthony Mackie were invited by vice president Gabrielle Carteris to read the list of the nominees in the main categories.
Once and while a film like Spotlight comes around and captures the audience purely based on the story alone. Spotlight has no bloodshed, no special effects, or CGI. The film simply relies on the screenplay and the performances alone. And let me tell you, it works.