Academy Awards, Movies

Best Picture Nominee: Mad Max Fury Road

Directed by: George Miller Cast: Tom Hardy Charlize Theron Nicholas Hoult When the Oscar nominees were announced I couldn't believe Mad Max had actually made the list of Best Picture Nominees. Now, after watching the film ... I still can't believe Mad Max made the list of Best Picture Nominees. Don't get me wrong, this… Continue reading Best Picture Nominee: Mad Max Fury Road

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Best Picture Nominee: The Revenant

Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio Tom Hardy Domhnall Gleeson I had a feeling before the Oscar nominations were even announced this film would be a Best Picture nominee. Even so, I wasn't in a hurry to see it as it seemed much darker and more depressing than I usually like my movies. So… Continue reading Best Picture Nominee: The Revenant

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Oscar Watch 2016

Last Thursday, The Academy announced the nominees for 2016 Academy Awards, which means it is once again time for me to start my annual attempt to view all the Best Picture nominees, and as many of the other films nominated, as possible before Sunday, February 28th. I love the Oscars. I know there has been… Continue reading Oscar Watch 2016

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3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge | Day 3

Last Day! Today's quote comes from another book I read this summer, which brought back fond memories of my time in Paris last summer. Thanks again to 1booklife for tagging me! The Rules: Thank the person who nominated you. Post a quote for three consecutive days. Nominate three new bloggers each day. Today's Quote: Tag You're It: I'm… Continue reading 3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge | Day 3

Academy Awards, Movies

Best Picture Nominee: Selma

Cast: David Oyelowo Carmen Ejogo Tom Wilkinson Selma tells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s time in the small Alabama town, and the struggle to get equal voting rights for African Americans following the Civil Rights act. This film is a hard one to review, because I don't want to offend anyone and… Continue reading Best Picture Nominee: Selma

Academy Awards, Movies

Best Picture Nominee: Birdman

Cast: Michael Keaton Emma Stone Edward Norton Zach Galifianakis Birdman is the story of a man who was once famous for playing a Superhero trying to reclaim some respect and fame 20 years later, while also trying to reconnect with his daughter. I went into the theater with pretty low expectations for this film, because… Continue reading Best Picture Nominee: Birdman