Oscar Predictions: Best Adapted Screenplay

The Nominees: District 9 An Education In the Loop Precious Up in the Air Up in the Air has a total of 6 nominations, and this is the only category that it has a realistic chance of winning.  It has to be considered the odds-on favorite.  Hell, it even beat Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds script at the Golden … Continue reading

The Indies: In the Loop

In the Loop (Armando Iannucci, 2009) With Peter Capaldi, Tom Hollander, James Gandolfini and Steve Coogan. I’ve been wanting to see this film for a while based on its wealth of outstanding reviews, and its recent Oscar nomination for best adapted screenplay inspired me to finally pull the string.  It’s a shame that Up in … Continue reading

Today’s DVD Releases: What are they worth?

Worth a Purchase: The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow) I liked this film a lot when I saw it in theaters, and I’m certainly going to give it another look very soon.  It has won a lot of the early critic awards, and is considered one of the frontrunners to take home the Best Picture Oscar … Continue reading