83rd Academy Award Winners & Recap

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards came and went, and overall it was business as usual. No real huge upsets, no real huge shockers. The main topic of conversation however was the actual program, and their hosts. Hosted by James Franco and Anne Hathaway, the Oscars certainly were going after a wider demographic. I’d say they …

Sam’s 2011 Oscar Picks

Looking over the names and movies nominated, it appears that 2010 was a pretty good year at the movies, critics be damned. Sure, audiences had to sit through “Sex and the City 2,” “The Last Airbender,” and “She’s Out of My League,” but people always remember 1994 as the year of “Pulp Fiction,” and “Heavenly Creatures,” and …

Brandin’s 2011 Oscar Picks

Hollywood has returned once again to celebrate their overwhelming achievements of 2010.  As always there are plenty of notable omissions from the nominee list, but we can discuss why The Last Airbender missed out on Best Original Screenplay (besides its obvious flaw off being an armpit of of movie and further evidence that M. Night …

DVD Review: A Christmas Carol

‘A Christmas Carol’ is filmmaker Robert Zemeckis’ entry into a story that has been told countless times in a variety of different ways. Zemeckis tells his version via his favorite motion capture technique. I’m not the biggest advocate for motion-capture movies. Often times the characters look so close to the actors playing them that I …