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Bad Karma or Simply Unlucky? A Look at Julianne Moore and Amy Adams Oscar Chances.

Amy Adams. Julianne Moore. Two HUGE Hollywood profile actresses with a combined nine Oscar nominations. What do they both have in common? Neither have had the honor of actually WINNING the award. Years have gone by where they have both been snubbed by the Academy. Hopefully this year, one of them will walk away with … Continue reading Bad Karma or Simply Unlucky? A Look at Julianne Moore and Amy Adams Oscar Chances.

Steve Carell, Funny Guy Turned Serious Actor.

Steve Carell and comedy go hand-in-hand. However, this coming Oscar season, Carell tries on a new role as a stern and sullen wrestling coach in his new movie, Foxcatcher.  Steve Carrell is usually known as the funny man. His filmography contains several comedic roles including The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Anchorman, and Little Miss Sunshine. He has occurred several times on Saturday Night Live showing his true colors with … Continue reading Steve Carell, Funny Guy Turned Serious Actor.

Bill Murray, Never Change.

Bill Murray can do no wrong. In his latest film, St. Vincent, he plays a grumpy, old, drunk, less than worthy of being a saint, some may say. However, Murray brings his comedic charm and lovable attitude out in this story to transform him into a more saint like character.

Time Flies in Boyhood

12 years, 4 main actors, and 39 days of total shooting. Sounds like the ingredients for a reality show, right? Think again. This latest formula is the pieces behind the Oscar buzzing film, Boyhood. 

The NOT So Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson deserves his own genre when it comes to film. I heard about the uniqueness that Anderson brings to his films, but this was the first time I experienced it first hand. Anderson took the meaning of indie film to a whole new level. In his most recent film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, he continued his streak to showcases … Continue reading The NOT So Grand Budapest Hotel

The Skeleton Twins: Nothing’s Gunna Stop Them Now

Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader scream comedy. However, these formal SNL vets take on a new genre in the indie dramatic/comedy, The Skeleton Twins. Wiig and Hader play twin brother and sister, Maggie and Milo Dean. The film opens with both Maggie and Milo coincidentally trying to cheat death on the same day.

Reese Witherspoon is WILD

Courageous, adventurous, and a little bit insane are a few words that can describe Cheryl Strayed’s journey across the Pacific Crest Trail. Her story is shared in the new film, Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon.

Michael Keaton IS Birdman

Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Micheal Keaton have created a film that will be remembered for ages. Birdman, has put Keaton back on the map, giving him major fuel for an Oscar nomination. Birdman is unlike any other film this season. It is quirky, dramatic, and has its share of comedic moments. While I thought the plot was kind of … Continue reading Michael Keaton IS Birdman

Selma Rises Past The Snubs

Channeling history has become immensely popular among the films this season. The range of films this season sparked a lot of buzz, channeling major figures in history. They range anywhere from a biopic of a famous scientist or following a long walk in the wild. Selma tackles a different area of history, focusing on a semi biopic … Continue reading Selma Rises Past The Snubs

May Movie Preview

Summer is right around the corner and you know what that means! SO AMANY MOVIES!

8 Movies You Must See This November

IT’S NOVEMBER. November means Thanksgiving, a whole lotta football, but most importantly, MOVIES. We are now one month closer to the Oscar, which means movies are slowly starting those Oscar campaigns. November brings a mix of feel good holidays movies, along with some major franchise hits. Check out what’s good this coming month.

Diving Into ‘Spotlight’

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. 

Escaping From ‘Room’

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’

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