[Last 2014] Weekend Roundup + Mini Reviews of The Trip To Italy, The Immigrant, Exodus: Gods & Kings and Into the Woods

Hello hello! Hope you had a lovely long Holiday weekend. It's quite a nice and relaxing holiday for me, though it ended up being a pretty busy one hanging out with friends. I did fit in some movie-watching, even went to the cinema for Exodus though it was more of a last-minute decision when some friends invited …

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10 Brilliant Acting Performances Defined by One Look

I LOVE LOVE this idea from Brittani that I came across earlier this week that I had to take part. "Sometimes a simple look an actor gives is nothing short of brilliant," I totally agree with her sentiment. Sometimes the quietest, most subtle look or gesture has the power to generate the most emotional response, no …

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Five for the Fifth: OCTOBER 2014 Edition

Welcome to FlixChatter's primary blog series! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts here. 1. Inspired by my recent viewing of Gone Girl which features yet …

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2014 Oscar Nominations: The Good, the Bad and the WTF

WOW, has it been a year already?? I felt like I was just doing this Oscar prediction thing not that long ago! Well, the stars might not have even recovered from the Golden Globes, for better or for worse. Methinks there'd be a mix of old veterans and newcomers all vying for taking the golden …

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FlixChatter Review: Spike Jonze’s HER

Once in a while, a film you hadn't heard much about suddenly sneaked in and took your breath away. In 2013, that film for me was HER. In its simplistic terms, Spike Jonze's sci-fi drama is about a guy who falls in love with an Operating System. Yes, that alone is downright bizarre, which at …

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Five for the Fifth: DECEMBER 2013 Edition

Hello folks, welcome to the last 2013 edition of Five for the Fifth! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item, observation, trailer, actor/director spotlight, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts …

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The 85th Oscar Nominations: The Good, the Bad and the WTF

It's a big morning in Hollywood... and it's a life-changing moment for some filmmakers and actors alike. Take Bradley Cooper, he's now going to have 'Oscar nominee' before his name is spoken in his movie trailers. Being nominated for the same film as Robert DeNiro's got to be extra sweet! Now, as I did last …

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