The Oscars 2012 – personal reaction

2012 marked a significant year for me as a film buff. This year, after a really long lie-in and a practically redundant nap, I stayed up to pull off my first Oscars all-nighter. After bitching about some of the dresses (it looked like Shailene Woodley stripped a wedding cake of its marzipan and made into a dress from the 1930’s) and entertained about the stunt by Sacha … Continue reading The Oscars 2012 – personal reaction

The Artist – 4/5 stars

This film practically came out of nowhere.  One minute, it was part of the 2011 BFI London Film Festival and next, it’s the only film people is talking about. The Artist is the melodrama of established silent film star George Valentin (Jean Dujardin), who meets aspiring dancer Pepy Miller (Bérénice Bejo) during the late 1920’s.  The story takes place during the transition from silent cinema … Continue reading The Artist – 4/5 stars