As predicted Slumdog Millionaire swept the 81’st Oscars with 8 awards. MILK also won several awards including Best Actor, upsetting Mickey Rourke’s winning streak. The entire show had a new refreshing tone that was welcome and seriously needed.
When it comes to The Oscars, the bottom line is ratings! I cannot believe the huge ratings opportunity they (the Academy) have pissed away by not nominating The Dark Knight, for Best Picture.
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE is an intense graphic love story that is at times hard to believe as well as behold. The film depicts the slums of Mumbai India in a way that is visually stunning at the same time horrific and deplorable.
Darren Aronofsky, takes us into the brutally realistic world of pro-wrestling with breathtaking visuals, and heavy emotion.
Mickey Rourke is RANDY “THE RAM” ROBINSON, a famous Professional Wrestling star from the 80’s. The film’s opening is a brilliantly rendered collage of Pro-Event billboard posters covering the time span of his glorious wrestling career.
The Golden Globes have long been considered a strong indicator of which films are likely to challenge for the top honors at the Oscars. They are chosen by about 80 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and then handed out on the 11th of January. Given that the Oscars take place on the 22nd…
For years, I’ve felt that the academy should find a way to recognize the “super powered” summer blockbusters. You know, those movies that appeal to the kid in all of us. They are just plain fun. Oh sure, I know they are not “life changing.” There may not be anything special about them. Many of…