The Five Year Engagement – 3/5 stars

The course of true love never runs smoothly as shit happens.  This is the case in Jason Segel’s latest film, The Five Year Engagement. Segel plays Tom, a sous-chef in San Francisco, who proposes to his girlfriend Violet (Emily Blunt) after dating for a year.  While they start to plan their wedding, Violet gets into a post-doctorate program that delays the impending nuptials. Real life, … Continue reading The Five Year Engagement – 3/5 stars

The Ultimate Guide to Cinema Etiquette – certified 18.

Cinema has changed in the last ten years, that goes without saying.  But it seems that nowadays, people don’t give two hoots about the pleasure of watching a film in a darkened room that is not in their house. It is a lingering pain in the ass, when one person ruins the fun for everyone else. So, here is a comprehensive guide on how to … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Cinema Etiquette – certified 18.

Oscars nominations 2012: Personal reaction

Right, let’s get this ball rolling. First of all, hurrah for the The Artist succeeding in getting so many nominations.  It’s been reaping the awards since the season started so this silent film will not go down quietly (geddit? 🙂) in the fight for Best Picture.  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo has done remarkably well, considering it’s been on general release in just over a month. … Continue reading Oscars nominations 2012: Personal reaction