Tag Archive: oscar

Incendies [2010]

Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Written by: Denis Villeneuve, based on a play by Wadji Mouawad; script consulting by Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne Starring: Lubna Azabal, Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, Maxim Gaudette, Rémy Girard, Abdelghafour Elaaziz You know… Continue reading

Hollywood’s biggest night

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Tonight, the movie year of 2012 draws oficially to a close, and so does the always interesting award season, perfect fodder for discussion amongst us… Continue reading

Flash Review: The Sessions

Very sweet, poignant little dramedy that didn’t get nearly enough attention and praise during the award season that’s drawing to a close. With a marvelous script by Ben Lewin (based on Mark O’Brien’s… Continue reading

Flash Review: Amour

Intimate, harrowing account of an elderly woman’s (Emanuelle Riva) physical and mental decline after two devastating strokes. The love and devoted attention by her healthier, but still old and slow, husband (Jean-Louis Trintignant)… Continue reading

Flash Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

BOTSW is this year’s Tree of Life in a “I can’t even begin to explain what goes on or the symbolism but I was so taken by everything” way. I was drawn to… Continue reading

Silver Linings Playbook: We all go a little mad sometimes

Directed by: David O. Russell Written by: David O. Russell; based on the novel by Matthew Quick Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, John Ortiz, Julia Stiles, Shea Whigham,… Continue reading