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Oscars! (Directing and Best Picture)

In the category of direction, we have the following nominees: “Black Swan” Darren Aronofsky “The Fighter” David O. Russell “The King’s Speech” Tom Hooper “The Social Network” David Fincher “True Grit” Joel Coen and Ethan Coen In the category of Best Picture, we have the following films “Black Swan” Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott […]

Oscars! (Writing)

For writing, the Academy divides this category into two separate divisions: original screenplay and adapted screenplay. For original screenplay, the nominees are: “Another Year” Written by Mike Leigh “The Fighter” Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson; Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson “Inception” Written by Christopher Nolan […]

Oscars! (Best Actress)

In this category, the nominees are: Annette Bening in “The Kids Are All Right” Nicole Kidman in “Rabbit Hole” Jennifer Lawrence in “Winter’s Bone” Natalie Portman in “Black Swan” Michelle Williams in “Blue Valentine” I just saw “The Kids Are Alright” last night and was quite underwhelmed. Why this film received so many nominations is […]

Oscars!(Best Supporting Actor)

In the best actor in a supporting role category we have: Christian Bale in “The Fighter” John Hawkes in “Winter’s Bone” Jeremy Renner in “The Town” Mark Ruffalo in “The Kids Are All Right” Geoffrey Rush in “The King’s Speech” This one is tough. They are all quite good. For me, it comes down to […]

Oscars! (Best Supporting Actress)

It’s that time of year again….Oscar Season! No doubt one of my favorite times as I dash off to see all of the Best Picture Noms as well as the others which strike my fancy. For the rest of the week, I will be giving my picks for each of the main categories. On Sunday, […]