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New Trailer: Wonder Wheel – Official Trailer #1

WONDER WHEEL Synopsis: Four peoples’ lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from … Read More New Trailer: Wonder Wheel – Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: The Mountain Between Us – Official Trailer #1

THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US || Idris Elba and Kate Winslet play two strangers that get on a charter jet after their original flights are canceled due to a storm, but after a plane crash, they are stranded in mountain terrain wilderness with just each other. The film is based on a 2011 novel of the same title, written by Charles Martin. The film is … Read More New Trailer: The Mountain Between Us – Official Trailer #1


2016 Oscars Challenge: [33] “Steve Jobs” – Best Supporting Actress

KATE WINSLET “Steve Jobs” OscarsⓇ Nominated Role: Kate Winslet portrays Joanna Hoffman, the marketing executive who helps to steer Steve Jobs’s computer companies to success. Too often does Kate Winslet play the sex object or love interest in a film. Looking over her past Oscar nominations, this is even clearer. But in “Steve Jobs,” she finally plays the neutral sidekick. There is dialogue line from … Read More 2016 Oscars Challenge: [33] “Steve Jobs” – Best Supporting Actress


2016 Oscars Challenge: [33] “Steve Jobs” – 2 nominations

“STEVE JOBS” {click each category for individual look} // Produced by Danny Boyle, Guymon Casady, Christian Colson, Mark Gordon, and Scott Rudin // Directed by Danny Boyle // // Dated Viewed: Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 // BLU-RAY //  9 films – 13 days //


Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual Golden Globe Winners

Best Picture (Drama): “The Revenant” Best Picture (Musical or Comedy): “The Martian” Best Actor (Drama): Leonardo DiCaprio – “The Revenant” Best Actress (Drama): Brie Larson – “Room” Best Director – Motion Picture: Alejandro G. Inarritu – “The Revenant” Best Actor (Musical or Comedy): Matt Damon – “The Martian” Best Actress (Musical or Comedy): Jennifer Lawrence – “Joy” Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: … Read More Oscars Watch: 73rd Annual Golden Globe Winners

Quick Review: The Reader (2008)

THE READER BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLDECEMBER 23, 2013 Nothing short of brilliant, Stephen Daldry’s “The Reader” is a twisting turning drama with stunning performances and constant surprises, delving into an interesting structure in which to tell a story. Ralph Fiennes plays brooding lead man Michael Berg, whose thoughtful performance bookends the film, as the rest of the story is told through flashbacks of his life, … Read More Quick Review: The Reader (2008)


For Your Consideration 2013: Labor Day

As far as “Labor Day” goes, I’ve heard literally nothing about the film. With a late start date and no reviews surfacing yet, the only thing we have to go on is those involved their history with the Oscars. Director Jason Reitman has been to Oscars twice with four total nominations between “Juno” and “Up In The Air”. Sadly, with how heavy competition is … Read More For Your Consideration 2013: Labor Day


One Minute Review: Revolutionary Road (2008)

Release Date December 26, 2008 Director Sam Mendes Screenplay Justin Haythe Based On The Novel By Richard Yates Cinematography By Roger Deakins Distributed By DreamWorks Pictures Paramount Vantage Budget $35 million Drama, Romance Rated R for language and some sexual content/nudity 119 minutes Revolutionary Road Not much can be said for a film involving its main characters screaming at each other for a majority … Read More One Minute Review: Revolutionary Road (2008)


For Your Consideration 2011: “Carnage”

Politics involving Roman Polanski aside, “Carnage” is the first film of his that I have genuinely been excited to see and credit has to go to casting. First off, Christoph Waltz in anything is great and seeing him take a comedic role like this and seemingly knocking it out of the park continues to drive my admiration for him. John C. Reilly and Jodie … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Carnage”


For Your Consideration 2011: “Contagion”

As much as I thoroughly enjoyed “Contagion”, I do not feel like this is an Academy Award film. Hopefully I will be proven wrong especially since there are many great elements in this film including an exquisitely subtle score by Cliff Martinez (also did the score for “Drive”) and great directing from Steven Soderbergh. Best Picture Michael Shamberg (Producer) Stacey Sher (Producer) Gregory Jacobs … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Contagion”