Weekend Viewing Roundup & Musings on BAFTA Awards 2014

Hi everyone! Did you have a nice weekend? It's another long weekend for me as I got Monday off for President's Day. It couldn't have come at a more perfect time as Winter storm is brewing as I'm typing this, glad I didn't have to drive in this Wintry condition. Before I get to my …

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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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The Act of Killing review and Interview with director Joshua Oppenheimer

Before I review this film, I think it's important to give a bit of background on how I came to know about this film. I first heard of it from an Indonesian friend of mine when I went back to Jakarta last December. At the time I hadn't even heard of the film, but she …

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Five for the Fifth: AUGUST 2013 Edition

Hello folks, welcome to the 8th Five for the Fifth of the year! 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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JULY Movie Watching Recap and Movie of the Month

Happy August everybody! I missed June's recap because it was such a whirlwind month for me, but it's back now! Whoah, it's the last month of the year before we get to the '–ber' month (or brrrrrr month if you're in Minnesota!)... and that also means the end of Blockbuster Movies is near. I think …

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