This year I haven’t managed to watch nearly as many of the nominees as I wanted or have in the past. And very sadly, I did not make it to a presentation of the short films either. That said I’ve seen some and know enough about some others that I will once again make my… Continue reading Let’s Go to the Movies – Oscar Sunday!
It’s Friday. That means another edition of Five Fandom Friday from geeky bloggers all over thanks to the genius of Super Space Chick and The Nerdy Girlie. Today’s topic: My Favorite Things About Winter. Let’s get this straight. I am not a winter person. I was born on the summer solstice and despite my constantly… Continue reading Five Fandom Friday – My Favorite Things About Winter
I've watch some of the performances and films in the big categories, two-thirds of the shorts, and quite a few in the more technical categories. I've made my predictions. Have you? I'll likely be tweeting during the broadcast if your interested in my opinions of what actually happens. Congratulations to all who've been nominated and all who… Continue reading Let’s Go to the Movies – Oscar Sunday!
The Cinemark Oscar Shorts program also gave viewers a chance to watch the five nominated Live Action Shorts. I've never watched the Oscar shorts before and was thrilled to take the time to see them this year. Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw) This Short centers around a man who captures shadows at the… Continue reading Let’s Got to the Movies – Live Action Shorts
It’s almost time for the biggest film related awards show there is! Don’t get me wrong I love all the other awards shows too (the Globes for the silliness, the BAFTAs for the British sensibilities, the SAGs for the mutual support, and more), but there is something to be said for the Oscars. I know… Continue reading Oscar – and the Reason Award Shows are Relevant (to me at least)
In anticipation of the Oscars this Sunday, I’ve been trying to see some of the films up for the industry’s biggest prize. I love going to the movies, but I’ve been very remiss over the past year. So much so that many of the movies I was extremely excited about to see opening weekend didn’t… Continue reading Let’s Go to the Movies – Oscar Animated Shorts