Weekly DVD Rundown

Worth a purchase: Brothers (Jim Sheridan, 2009) Every once in a while I find myself in a rut where I become somewhat bored with movies and start to wonder why I care so much about them.  Then a movie like Brothers comes around and I remember why I love movies so much in the first … Continue reading

Oscar Predictions: Best Picture

The Nominees: Avatar The Blind Side District 9 An Education The Hurt Locker Inglourious Basterds Precious A Serious Man Up Up in the Air First off, 10 nominations is ridiculous.  It completely cheapens the award.  In any given year, there are only 2 or 3 (at most) nominees that have a realistic chance of winning anyway.  … Continue reading

Oscar Predictions: Best Actress

The Nominees: Sandra Bullock for The Blind Side Meryl Streep for Julie & Julia Helen Mirren for The Last Station Carey Mulligan for An Education Gabourey Sidibe for Precious Like I said in my supporting actress post, this category is extremely weak this year.  I can’t help but think that if some of last year’s … Continue reading