I’m glad I saw it, but it almost felt more like a cliffsnotes on Watchmen than a movie out to entertain me. It was technically accurate, but didn’t really effect any emotional response from me. It was as if the director had a checklist of scenes, items, people he needed to show from the book […]
Tonight, I’m going to go see Watchmen with a few guys. We’re going to have wings and beers and hit the flic on a big screen. I’m really looking forward to it.
Movies have always been part of my life. I believe the first movie I saw in the theater was probably Unidentified Flying Oddball […]
Last week I called the “Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences” a bunch of leftist punks due to their formulaic, pretentious nominations for Best Picture. The flick I was most surprised to see on the list was “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”. When I posted before, I hadn’t seen the […]
Here’s an update… it’s not just me who thinks the Academy is a bunch of self-absorbed elitists:
The problem with the Oscars is that voters are nominating films that relatively few people have seen…
…2005, when the five Best Picture nominees combined to gross just $245M.
BOX OFFICE FOR 2005 BEST PICTURE NOMINEES
Crash – […]
You have got to be kidding me…
Best Picture: “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Frost/Nixon,” “Milk,” “The Reader,” “Slumdog Millionaire.” Actor: Richard Jenkins, “The Visitor”; Frank Langella, “Frost/Nixon”; Sean Penn, “Milk”; Brad Pitt, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”; Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler.” Actress: Anne Hathaway, “Rachel Getting Married”; Angelina Jolie, “Changeling”; Melissa Leo, […]