Well, a day after the BAFTAs – we have the Academy Awards nominations. Intermingling with witty and so-so banter by hosts Emma Stone and Seth McFarlane, we delved right into business – so who are the lucky people in with a shot this year? Note: I’m only going to talk about the main categories, otherwise I’m just going to get lost. Well, it was too … Continue reading Oscars 2013 nominations: Personal reaction
I could have done this when the Golden Globes noms were announced. But I’m kinda lazy, plus the BAFTAs are nearer to the biggie of the awards season (the Academy Awards) so let’s rake through this year’s nominations. First of all, a sense of frustration over choice snubs from the main categories. I would have expected gems like The Raid, Chasing Ice and Pirates! to be in the … Continue reading BAFTAs 2013: Personal reaction
Okay, around this time last year – I had seen 47 films. This year, taking into consideration my introduction into film journalism, my grand total for 2012 (so far) is…..69. I think. It’s kinda weak, but it just sets a target for next year 🙂 Making more of an effort to catch-up on classics like The Third Man, Brief Encounter and Black Narcissus, the films … Continue reading Review of 2012…with extras.
If there ever was an era that I’d like to go back to, it would be the 60’s. The fashion, the music, the new ways of thinking…it would have been an interesting time to experience. But then again, everything I know about this era comes from the movies 🙂 Moonrise Kingdom is the latest film by Wes Anderson, whose past film, the stop-motion adaptation of … Continue reading Moonrise Kingdom – 5/5 stars