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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: Life of Pi

B’s Review: Life of Pi

“If every unfolding we experience takes us further along in life, then we are truly experiencing what life is offering.” Based on the supposedly “unfilmable” book, Ang Lee’s Life of Pi is the story of really two stories, and in the end, we’re left thinking and meditating and pondering which story is the truth and what we should … Continue reading

B’s Review: Beasts of the Southern WIld

B’s Review: Beasts of the Southern WIld

“I see that I am a little piece of a big, big universe, and that makes it right.” I’m impressed by what Benh Zeitlin and Court 13 Pictures have created with Beasts of the Southern Wild. I’m even more impressed when I consider that the film was made by a first-time feature filmmaker using non-professional actors with … Continue reading

K & B’s Oscar Recap!

K & B’s Oscar Recap!

In case you zoned out after Sacha Baron Cohen spilled “Kim Jung Il remains” all over Ryan Seacrest and all the other red carpet chatter, here’s what you missed for the Academy Awards! Billy Crystal was excellent by the way. Glad to see him back on screen and hosting for the 9th time! Plus, the … Continue reading

B: My Final Oscar Predictions

B: My Final Oscar Predictions

Well, ladies and gentlemen, the day is finally here. More exciting than Grammy Sunday and with more tradition and stars than Super Bowl Sunday, yes, I’m talking about the one, the only — Oscar Sunday. Each and every Oscar prognosticator out there has made his or her selections or is putting their ballot together last … Continue reading

B: If I were an Oscar voter…

B: If I were an Oscar voter…

Every year, there is a pretty distinct divide between the Academy’s votes and America’s votes on what was the best in cinema from the past year. Last year, Best Picture went to The King’s Speech, while it was pretty apparent that, if you or I were to vote for the award, the winner would have been Inception or Toy … Continue reading