2013 Academy Award Winners

2013 Academy Award Winners

In case you were under a rock and didn’t know, the 2013 Academy Awards were held last night. Here is a list of the awards for the 2013 Oscars: Best Picture Winner: Argo Director Winner: Ang Lee, Life of Pi Actor in a Leading Role Winner: Daniel Day Lewis, Lincoln Actress in a Leading Role Winner: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver … Continue reading

B’s Review: Zero Dark Thirty

B’s Review: Zero Dark Thirty

“I’m not your friend. I’m not gonna help you. I’m going to break you. Any questions?” The ten-year manhunt for the world’s most wanted terrorist leader is a story we all followed and one whose ending will likely go down in history as one of the twenty-first century’s most triumphant moments, both for America and … Continue reading

B’s Classic Review: Rushmore

B’s Classic Review: Rushmore

“He’s 5-foot-3. 112 pounds. Black hair. Glasses… Oval face.” Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman) is the un-hailed king of Rushmore Academy. Rushmore is his life. He is a scholarship student, made such because of a stellar one-act play he wrote about the Watergate scandal in the second grade. Per the film’s opening, he is involved in … Continue reading

B’s Review: This Is 40

B’s Review: This Is 40

For some reason, there’s an emoticon of a panda doing push-ups. Oh Judd. Judd, Judd, Judd. What happened, man? In 2005, you gave us The 40-Year-Old Virgin, easily one of the funniest and most charming films of the last decade. Then you followed that up two years later with Knocked Up, yet another funny and charming piece of … Continue reading

B’s Review: Django Unchained

B’s Review: Django Unchained

He is a rambunctious sort, ain’t he? It’s been 3 years since Quentin Tarantino left us with the historical re-do Inglourious Basterds, a tale of revenge so adventurous, riveting, and wildly entertaining that it could very well be the most re-watchable feature in his oeuvre, and is right up there with Pulp Fiction as his finest. Perhaps this was … Continue reading

B’ Review: Lincoln

B’ Review: Lincoln

The greatest measure of the 19th century was passed by corruption, aided and abetted by the purest man in America. I’ll get this out of the way: Lincoln is a film sure to be handed trophies left and right come awards season. And it is very easily the frontrunner for some major awards at the Oscars — Best … Continue reading