Scene spotlight: INCEPTION – ‘You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger darling’

Hi everyone! My blogging break has been longer than expected, but for some reason I haven't got the energy to write reviews. I actually tried to write my review of Doctor Strange and Jack Reacher yesterday but never finished it. I guess my heart just wasn't in it lately… I've been focusing on other things …

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The obligatory Oscar predictions post: Who will win & who should win

Well, it's that time of the year again… tax season and the Oscars. We're in fact doing our taxes just before I worked on this post. Both are unavoidable and obligatory, well for most of us blogging/writing about movies anyway. This is the first year I'm actually looking forward to the opening monologue more than the main …

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2016 Oscar Nominations: The Good, the Bad and the WTF

Normally I'm excited for Oscar nominations, but this year it was overshadowed by a couple of things that happen around the same time. Just before I went to bed last night I heard news of terrorist attacks in my homeland Jakarta in multiple locations. One of the first bombs that went off was so close …

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2016 Golden Globes Coverage: Thoughts on the Winners + Best & Worst Moments of the Night

Happy Monday everyone! Did you watch the Golden Globes last night? Well it's tradition that I watch a couple of award seasons per year and GG and Oscar are the only two televised ceremonies. As host Ricky Gervais put it, "Nobody cares about those awards as much as you do, so don't get emotional, ok?" Ahah, it's …

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FlixChatter Review: The Revenant (2016)

I have to admit that I’m not the biggest fan of Alejandro González Iñárritu. I think he’s a very good filmmaker but many of his films are way to depressing to me. Heck I have yet to see his awarding winning film Birdman, so I was hesitant to see his latest picture. But after seeing a …

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Awards Season Chat – Musings on 2016 Golden Globes & SAG nominations

Well it's been less than 48 hours since the SAG and Golden Globes nominations were announced so hopefully we can still chat about them, right? We've got about a month until the Oscars is announced on January 14th, so the awards season has officially commenced! Golden Globes Awards I grabbed these list of noms from IMDb. They have …

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Five for the Fifth: JUNE 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. Happy June everybody! So Summer Movie Season is officially underway now, starting …

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Oscar 2014 Winner Predictions & Reminiscing on Best Actor/Actress Nominees’ Early Roles

The film industry's biggest night is just three days away. Dozens upon dozens of award ceremonies have taken place in the past few months, culminating on Sunday with the Academy Awards! I figured I'll join in on the fun of predicting who will win the Oscars, split into two categories. The 'Should Win' here who …

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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: The Wolf of Wall Street

When it comes to films based on a real life person, I tend to not be that interested in them but when a master filmmaker like Martin Scorsese decided to make one, I won't miss it for the world.  As with most films based on real events, not everything you see on the screen are …

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