Tag Archives: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Rant – What the hell, Academy?

The nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced last Thursday, and the internet immediately went into overdrive. Where were the nominations for Ben Affleck and Samuel L. Jackson? What about The Hunt and Marion Cotillard’s Rust and Bone? My nomination predictations are here, and now I get to go on a rant and ask What the hell, Academy? And also give my predictions as to who will win the major categories.

Warning: contains hyperbole.

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Why So Serious? Movie Reviews – October 2012

The Best and The Worst Movies of October, as well as some movies to look forward to in November.

Warning: Contains attempts at singing, and some serious punnage. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Ruby Sparks

Calvin (Paul Dano) was a successful writer when he was a teenager. Since then, he has struggled to follow up his first novel, but that all changes when he dreams of, then writes about a character called Ruby Sparks, who he somehow wills to life. Continue reading

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Cannes Review – Mud

Ellis (Tye Sheridan) and Neckbone (Jacob Lofland) are two young boys who discover a fugitive hiding on an island in the Mississippi. Together, Mud (Matthew McConaughey) and the two boys form a plan to avoid bounty hunters and reunite Mud with his one true love. Continue reading

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